Catchment Operator - Treatments

Recruiter
South West Water
Location
Bodmin
Posted
05 Jan 2019
Closes
20 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you experienced in Waste Water recovery and treatment systems and looking for a new challenge as a South West Water Catchment Operator?
South West Water provides reliable, efficient and high quality drinking water and waste water services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today’s residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.
We now have an exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the South West's leading employers as a Catchment Operator for our Treatment team based in either Launceston or Bodmin but covering an area within Cornwall.
The Role
As a Catchment Operator working within the Waste Water Recovery and Treatment team, you will carry out reactive and planned work as scheduled to deliver the day to day operation and maintenance of the Waste Water Treatment works. You will provide services of the required quality and quantity, in a sustainable manner that meets the required internal and external customer service standards, whilst protecting the environment. Responsibilities include:
* Carry out first line maintenance on instruments & mechanical equipment.
* Carry out calibration of equipment in order to ensure accuracy and reliability.
* Use the iSCADA control system, PCs and other computer hardware and software
* Grass-cutting, weed-killing and general maintenance in order to maintain site conditions
The Ideal Catchment Operator:
* Previous experience of operating and maintaining complex processes and working with modern technology
* Proven experience of working with computers and software packages
* A flexible approach to working hours which includes working evenings and weekends as part of the flexible working pattern. This includes participation in a standby rotation
* A full UK Driving License
* Previous experience of operating Sewage Treatment Works and an NVQ 2 qualification in Waste Water operations would be beneficial
Rewards & Benefits:
In return for your hard work as our Catchment Operator, we can offer a Starting salary £20,242 per annum dependent on skills and experience + a working pattern supplement (Progressing to £26,486 per annum based on Waste Water Progression Scheme)
We also offer a range of excellent benefits, working within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.
If you have the skills or experience to join our Waste Water Recovery and Treatment team as a Catchment Operator, click apply today

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