Process Operative

Recruiter
Thames Water
Location
Reading
Salary
£19500 per annum
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
15 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Process Operative

What is the purpose of the role?

We are currently looking for a mobile Process Operative to work for the UK's largest water and Sewerage Company on either a permanent basis or temp - perm.
This role is to perform a range of activities to ensure that all equipment associated with our sewage treatment works are running safely and efficiently and to assist the Site Technicians with their technical duties. Responsibilities include cleaning machines, sample testing, routine checks, maintenance and problem solving.

What makes this role unique?

Working outside with no one day being the same provides a very interesting working environment.
Based at Wargrave Sewage Treatment Works and covering other local sites, this role boasts about its great, 'family feel' team where you will never be short of support.
You will receive competitive benefits as well as full training for Health & Safety, technical and processes related to the plant.

What will this role involve?

This role will involve, but not be limited to:

Monitoring and inspecting equipment e.g. lifting and unblocking pumps, following a checklist to carry out planned preventative maintenance, ensuring equipment / generators / telemetry are working by doing a test run

Reporting any defective equipment, to ensure a swift resolution following any breakdowns.

Highlighting, and resolving where possible, any health and safety risks on site. Taking ownership of your own, and colleagues, health and safety through escalating any concerns to your manage and resolving them yourself where possible.

Making sure work area is safe before commencing any work by undertaking a point of work risk assessment.

Having an awareness of budget position and how unplanned events can impact on the budget (e.g. tanker/plant/pump hire, etc.)

Working at other sites covering holiday / sickness / extra workload as and when required.

Attending all team meetings, engaging with safety briefings and company communications, identifying issues and raising constructive feedback with the management team, with suggestions for improvements

What are we looking for?

Do you have similar experience working in an outside, manual role?
We are looking for someone who is wanting to get stuck in and will have an enthusiastic approach. You will have basic literacy and numeracy skills and must be prepared to be trained in safety procedures including Confined Space Entry. Some computer data input /enquiry experience is desirable.
Due to the nature of the role a full, valid UK driving licence is required.

Salary Information

This role is based at Wargrave Sewage Treatment Works with travel to other sites. We are offering a salary of £19.5k, depending on skills and experience. Participation in a 24/7 Out of Hours Standby rota may be required, for which you will receive an additional payment.