Process technician

Thames Water
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
What is the purpose of the role?

The role of this process technician is to perform a range of activities to ensure that all equipment associated with our wastewater treatment works is running safely and efficiently and to assist the technicians with their technical duties. Responsibilities include cleaning machines, sample testing, routine checks, maintenance and problem solving. This position is temp to perm.

What makes this role unique?

Based at Farnham Sewage Treatment Works, 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. Working outside, with no one day being the same, it provides a very interesting working environment.

What will this role involve?

Monitoring and inspecting equipment, 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, whilst attempting a first-time fix.

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 the 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 wants to get stuck in. You will have basic literacy and numeracy skills and must be prepared to be trained in safety procedures. 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 temp to perm position is based at Farnham Sewage Treatment Works, from where you may also be covering a small geographical area. Participation in a 24/7 out of hours/standby rota is required, for which you will receive an additional payment. We are offering a salary of £20,400.
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