Maintenance Technician job in Reading at Thames Water Utilities Limited

Maintenance technician

Company: Thames Water Utilities Limited

Location: Reading UK

Date Posted:May 17, 2018

What is the purpose of the role?The purpose of this role is to provide a one stop shop for internal customers in water. This will include the appraisal and investigation of existing plant design and the engagement of specialist skills to determine optimum engineering solutions for plant modernisation/refurbishment works. You will manage and deliver these works in a safe and efficient manner to programme and budget.What makes this role unique?You will work using your own initiative, dealing with any issues, identifying problems and providing solutions. The successful applicant will work for the UK's leading water company and have the opportunity to make a positive impact on customers and employees. Every day is different and presents a variety of challenges. If you are seeking a role that will provide you with a variety of rewards and a sense of achievement then this may be the role for you. This is one of the few roles within the organization that can offer you exposure within company to enhance your self-development.What will this role involve?Carrying out engineering appraisals of asset condition, function and failure. Prepare appropriately detailed scope and requirements document. Providing engineering solutions for plant modernisation/refurbishment works, providing input to optimise plant operability and maintainability and efficiency. Delivering within agreed time scales, in accordance with specification and in compliance with industry / client standards. Managing the procurement process for Bought in Services, materials and labour, working closely with framework suppliers and approved sub-contractors. This is a multi-disciplined site based teams combining both direct and in-directly labour. Site based co-ordination of multi-disciplined installation/refurbishment works. Comply with H&S Legislation / TWUK&I Safety Regulations.What are we looking for?We are keen to speak with candidates who have experience in a relevant industrial / construction engineering environment. You will have good inter-personnel and communicator skills, be numerate and literate with the ability and willingness to train and develop your personal skill base, work with minimum supervision, under own initiative to deliver specified outputs. You will have detailed knowledge and awareness of Health and Safety issues with particular reference to construction works including CDM. Relevant qualifications required are BTEC/HND in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, ideally with progressed career that includes an Indentured Apprenticeship in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Competency at using the appropriate Company IT systems including Excel, Word & MS project is essential. Although not essential candidates who have direct water industry experience in clean or waste water disciplines working in small works delivery teams and have previous experience in managing site activities and controlling Risk Assessments and Method Statements would be advantageous. Desirable skills and qualifications include IOSH qualification, confined space trained, understanding industry permitting requirements and SAP. Due to the nature of the role a valid driving licence is required.Thames Water information and salary detailsThis role is based at our Water Treatment Plant in Fobney, Reading and is offering a salary range of £32,300 - £43,700 depending on skills and experience. Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.About Thames WaterThames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 30/05/2018. View full job description
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