Technical Support Engineer

Broadbean Yorkshire Water
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary & Benefits - £32,089 per annum + pension + quarterly performance related bonus + 25 days holiday + Company Car + training & development opportunities in line with the Technical Support Engineer progression plan

What will the role involve?

You will effectively manage water production asset operations and reliability to ensure environmental and regulatory compliance.

You will provide technical support and reactive Asset Management to the Product & Process Team to ensure that the team meets and exceeds its targets and critical business performance measures. You will ensure excellent operation of water production assets and that any high profile risks to the company are managed and mitigated. Operational assets in this area are vital to achieving business critical performance measures for Water Production, including safety, compliance, energy and OPEX expenditure. You will also provide technical support in the management of incidents and 'near misses' relating to all assets and also ensuring environmental risks and hazards are managed on all sites.

You will ensure that all activity on the asset base is completed in accordance with all Yorkshire Water's Health and Safety policies e.g. Control of Work, Risk Assessments, Site inductions etc. You will ensure operational and hazard mitigation plans are in place and submit robust risk based Business Cases for both Opex and Capex expenditure as required to meet operational delivery. You will also conduct Water Quality and safety audits across the production assets delivering outcomes and improvement plans.

You will work with the Process and Plant Engineers to plan, organise and manage complex operational activities on the sites to ensure both reactive and proactive workload is delivered safely and optimally. You will also provide technical support, guidance and asset management principles to operational roles in their delivery of the operational management of the asset base.

You will also support the Product and Process Manager with day to day management of Production Assets and Team. This may include internal, external audits, management of team Hubs, the CRMT (Company Risk Management Team) attendance and providing cover for the Product and Process Manager as and when required.

Operational standby is a requirement of this role, once fully trained.

What skills are we looking for?

It is essential that you can develop and maintain effective internal and external relationships alongside a solid understanding of Water Treatment production processes. This is both from an operational, investment and engineering perspective.

You will be analytical and have the ability to fault find on treatment processes. You will have experience with incident management and asset failure recovery. It is also essential that you have rigorous attention to detail to ensure 'right first time performance', you are proficient in the use of IT systems and have knowledge of risk policies and processes.

It is desirable that you have previous experience in a commercial orientated and/or regulated environment and previous experience gained within the water or waste water sectors or within the broader utilities, process or manufacturing industry sectors.

As this role requires frequent travel a full valid EU driving licence is essential.

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply online and complete the application process. If you could also please submit an up to date CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.

Recruitment Process -

Closing date: 21st January, 2018

Interview Dates: 26th and 31st January 2018

Company Information -

Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire we make sure that all 5.2 million people living in the region have clean safe drinking water on tap and their waste water taken away. But for us it's so much more than this.

We care passionately about the environments and communities in which we work; we always look for new innovative ways to do things that deliver great value for our business and deliver the service our customers want and expect.

Our customers are at the heart of what we do and how we do things. We work best as a company to deliver this when we work together - team work, creativity, enthusiasm and passion are inherent within our 3000 people who work 24/7 365 days a year to keep Yorkshire's water flowing.

We are a business that has its eye on the future, planning ahead to look after Yorkshire's water, today, tomorrow and always.

Yorkshire Water values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Yorkshire Water reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.
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