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16 days ago
Southern Water
Location: South East
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Water Engineering
Category: Manufacturing Jobs
Location / Base of Work:

Operational Site

Employment type:


Closing date:

03 Mar 2021


Process Operator – Water Supply, Southern Water. Sussex Region. 7734BR

Are you an experienced professional with a keen interest in Water Supply? Southern Water is currently recruiting a Water Supply Process Operator to join the Water Resources & production team working throughout Sussex.

This role comes with an attractive base salary of £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Standby payments of £7,891.50 per annum once you are fully trained.

You will be responsible for monitoring and adjusting the operation of the Water Supply works and raw water abstraction sites in the area. You will ensure that they are maintained and operated to be compliant with water quality standards, environmental regulations and health and safety standards.

The primary purpose is oversee the continuous operation of water supply sites. You will maintain the that water quality is fit for supply to protect public health, oversee contractor diligence on supply site and escalate as required. The Role also includes weekly site cleaning to ensure we maintain the highest possible Water Quality standards within our water supply sites. You’re also be expected to support other parts of the Business on occasion due to Emergency or Busy periods

To be successful in this role you will need to have the ability to work well within a team as well as to be able to work unsupervised. You must be reliable, self-motivated and flexible, dedicated to quality, product compliance, and process recording. Due to the nature of this role, you will need to be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions and be available to work within the company’s 7 day working window and rotating shift patterns.

A maintenance or operating background and experience of fixed and mobile plant would be beneficial for this role. Ideally, you will have basic knowledge of the Environmental impact if compliance procedures are not followed and the risk that is then posed to the business. We are looking for candidates who have previous experience within a similar role. Knowledge of relevant water supply processes would be strong advantage. You must also hold a full UK driving license as a company van will be provided.

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If you are a current Southern Water employee, please confirm within your application that you have informed your Line Manager that you are applying for this role.

At Southern Water, we’re building an inclusive culture. Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We are creating a workplace where all people feel welcomed, respected, supported and appreciated, no matter who they are or where they come from.

Southern Water are committed to creating an inclusive environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds and do not discriminate on the grounds of age, cultural background, disability, gender, marital status, nationality, political belief, race, religion or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. You will need to provide evidence of eligibility and current proof of address (dated within the last 3 months). If you do not meet these criteria your application will not be considered. A standard DBS check may also be carried out.

By submitting your details to this position at Southern Water, you are also agreeing to share your details with Gattaca PLC who are the managed service provider for all recruitment with the Southern Water Business. Should you wish to see the Gattaca PLC privacy policy

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