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Valve Technician – STW


Amey PLC
Location: Coventry
Job type: Permanent
Category: General Engineering Jobs
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Why Amey?

We’re all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK’s road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK’s defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on.

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. Whether it’s working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you’ll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.

What is the purpose of this role?

Amey work in partnership with Severn Trent Water to provide AMP 7 clean water network improvements, diversions and new mains across the Birmingham, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire areas. To assist in the delivery of this work, Amey are looking for experienced Watermen.

What will this role involve?

In your role as waterman you would have responsibility for:

* Operating valves on the clean water network

* Isolating and charging the supply

* Flushing the mains

* Taking samples of water from the network

* You will need to understand and review R&C documents.

* Carry out checks on the water network to enable R&C documents to be produced.

This role will provide a platform for progression be that to Site Agent, Project Planning or other operational areas. Currently Amey are in the process of training junior turnkeys and waterman so you may have the chance to develop and train staff; this gives you the management skills necessary to progress.

What are we looking for?

If you have the following, we would love to hear from you:

* Due Diligence training from a water authority (be that Severn Trent Water or otherwise)

* NRSWA

* Signing, lighting and guarding

* Good communication and interpersonal skills to deal with external parties, and members of the public

* Full driving license

Typically, you will work Monday to Friday on a 40-hour working week. Occasionally you will be asked to work an overnight shift or weekend working. This will be compensated with shift allowances and time in lieu. You will be provided with a company vehicle to enable you to travel between the sites across the region.
Why Amey?

We’re all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK’s road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK’s defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on.

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. Whether it’s working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you’ll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.

What is the purpose of this role?

Amey work in partnership with Severn Trent Water to provide AMP 7 clean water network improvements, diversions and new mains across the Birmingham, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire areas. To assist in the delivery of this work, Amey are looking for experienced Watermen.

What will this role involve?

In your role as waterman you would have responsibility for:

* Operating valves on the clean water network

* Isolating and charging the supply

* Flushing the mains

* Taking samples of water from the network

* You will need to understand and review R&C documents.

* Carry out checks on the water network to enable R&C documents to be produced.

This role will provide a platform for progression be that to Site Agent, Project Planning or other operational areas. Currently Amey are in the process of training junior turnkeys and waterman so you may have the chance to develop and train staff; this gives you the management skills necessary to progress.

What are we looking for?

If you have the following, we would love to hear from you:

* Due Diligence training from a water authority (be that Severn Trent Water or otherwise)

* NRSWA

* Signing, lighting and guarding

* Good communication and interpersonal skills to deal with external parties, and members of the public

* Full driving license

Typically, you will work Monday to Friday on a 40-hour working week. Occasionally you will be asked to work an overnight shift or weekend working. This will be compensated with shift allowances and time in lieu. You will be provided with a company vehicle to enable you to travel between the sites across the region.

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