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Mechanical asset inspector (shifts)


Thames Water Utilities Limited
Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Thames Water Recruitment Team
Sector: Operations
Category: Operations Jobs
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What is the purpose of the role?

We are seeking an asset inspector to carry out planned condition and risk based inspections of our wastewater assets across London, inside M25. Working alongside an engineering society, you will deliver the planned programme and work with the wider business to ensure statutory compliance is met. Please note, there will be a shift pattern of 6:30am-3:45pm, 5 days one week 4 days next week. Plus 1 in 5 working nights 9:00pm-5:30am.

What makes this role unique?

This opportunity will give the successful candidate the chance to work within the prestigious trunk sewer and strategic pumping stations across and beneath London. You will be part of a great team, working in London's historic sewers which date back to the Victorian age.

What will this role involve?

You will be responsible for inspection and reporting on the trunk sewer and strategic pumping station assets in line with the PUWER and LOLER regulations.

You will be required to work alongside and report any H&S issues to the operations teams, making key judgements and recommending appropriate solutions.

You will capture and communicate asset information including serviceability & condition for reporting purposes.

You will work alongside an independent party to carry out planned programmes of inspection ensuring that asset compliance and maintenance activities are completed on schedule.

You will operate plant and equipment ensuring compliance with current standards and regulations.

You will ensure that all asset data held on the British Engineering database is available and up to date.

What are we looking for?

Do you have a mechanical background? Are you interested in working in London's sewers? We are seeking someone with a working knowledge of H&S systems and procedures, and good IT knowledge. You will have excellent written and verbal communications and you must be able to generate reports to a high standard. It would be advantageous to have experience / knowledge of statutory compliance and lifting equipment inspections, audits or quality control. Due to the nature of the role a valid UK driving licence is required.

Thames Water information and salary details

Based at our Wick Lane Depot in London, E3 we are offering a salary of £23k + an additional 10% due to shift pattern. Our excellent salary package includes a competitive contributory pension and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, child care vouchers, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus many more.

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 14/12/2017.

What is the purpose of the role?

We are seeking an asset inspector to carry out planned condition and risk based inspections of our wastewater assets across London, inside M25. Working alongside an engineering society, you will deliver the planned programme and work with the wider business to ensure statutory compliance is met. Please note, there will be a shift pattern of 6:30am-3:45pm, 5 days one week 4 days next week. Plus 1 in 5 working nights 9:00pm-5:30am.

What makes this role unique?

This opportunity will give the successful candidate the chance to work within the prestigious trunk sewer and strategic pumping stations across and beneath London. You will be part of a great team, working in London's historic sewers which date back to the Victorian age.

What will this role involve?

You will be responsible for inspection and reporting on the trunk sewer and strategic pumping station assets in line with the PUWER and LOLER regulations.

You will be required to work alongside and report any H&S issues to the operations teams, making key judgements and recommending appropriate solutions.

You will capture and communicate asset information including serviceability & condition for reporting purposes.

You will work alongside an independent party to carry out planned programmes of inspection ensuring that asset compliance and maintenance activities are completed on schedule.

You will operate plant and equipment ensuring compliance with current standards and regulations.

You will ensure that all asset data held on the British Engineering database is available and up to date.

What are we looking for?

Do you have a mechanical background? Are you interested in working in London's sewers? We are seeking someone with a working knowledge of H&S systems and procedures, and good IT knowledge. You will have excellent written and verbal communications and you must be able to generate reports to a high standard. It would be advantageous to have experience / knowledge of statutory compliance and lifting equipment inspections, audits or quality control. Due to the nature of the role a valid UK driving licence is required.

Thames Water information and salary details

Based at our Wick Lane Depot in London, E3 we are offering a salary of £23k + an additional 10% due to shift pattern. Our excellent salary package includes a competitive contributory pension and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, child care vouchers, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus many more.

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 14/12/2017.

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