What is the purpose of the role?
The purpose of this role is to provide Technical co-ordination and resolution into operational problems within the sewerage network. This will require fault investigation, project planning, resolution delivery and with a large focus on Health and Safety.
What makes this role unique?
Every day presents a different challenge whether it be planned or reactive work which will provide an interesting environment for someone who is passionate about customer service. This opportunity will provide great learning & development opportunities. The role is based in the Project Tem working as part of the department who are responsible for our central London Sewage network system. The main focus will be enabling and supporting some of our critical capital project schemes to include the Tideway Tunnel construction and Thames Waters capital programme.
What will this role involve?
Coordinate complex planned and reactive technical activities to ensure maximum effectiveness and minimal customer impact.
Provide technical support to determine solutions to problems and ensure a robust, stable and efficient network.
Provide information on required maintenance and improvement to the network strategy function, and assist with contingency planning.
Support planned investigations to assist "owner" in risk assessment process.
Work closely with the field planning specialist to ensure all flooding and pollution jobs are completed with the appropriate follow-on work raised and with the network engineers to resolve technical issues.
Work together with the repair & maintenance supervisor to ensure all customer-related repair work is completed on time and to high standards, as well as the capital delivery manager to gain funding for specific complex jobs.
Visit sites and customers in times of escalation or high level complaint to deal with the situation.
What are we looking for?
Do you have a technical aptitude with good interpersonal skills? Are you seeking a job where you can take responsibility of a designated area to optimise efficiency? Great communication skills are needed to maintain and improve our high quality of customer experience as well as being advanced in IT / in-house systems such a vistec. Knowledge of waste network systems is desirable together with a sound working knowledge of the health and safety at work act. You will also demonstrate a good business / stakeholder awareness, together with an innovative and creative approach to problem solving and strong team working and influencing skills.
Thames Water information and salary details
This role is based at Wick Lane Depot in Bow, London. We are offering a salary between £31,790 and £41,000 depending on 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. Participation in a 24/7 Out of Hours Standby rota will be required for which you will receive an additional payment.
About Thames Water
Thames 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.
We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.
Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.
Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 18/06/2018.