Technical Operator (Water Industry)


    South Staffs Water

    Technical Operator (Water Industry)

    Hours: 40 Hours per week, plus standby duty

    Location: Hampton Loade Bridgenorth

    Saray: £31,600 per annum

    About Us:

    At South Staffs Water, we deliver clean and reliable water supplies to around 1.7 million customers within the South Staffs and Cambridge regions. As a water only Company, providing clean, healthy water 24 hours a day, 365 days a year is at the very heart of what we do and that’s where you come in.

    The role:

    As part of the role, you will work closely with a range of internal and external contacts on a daily basis. You will be responsible for maintaining the control and operation of strategic source water sites and will be required to manage your time effectively to complete a demanding schedule of plant maintenance activities.
    • Conduct basic electrical tasks. • Knowledge and application of technical skills to operate, maintain, improve, and repair equipment. • Maintain control and oversee the operation of strategic source water sites. • Effectively manage your time to complete a demanding schedule of plant maintenance activities. • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of site design and operation. • Utilise appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, processes, materials, products, and equipment to ensure a safe working environment for the entire team. • Ensure that all aspects of quality within the area of responsibility adhere to local quality procedures. • Attend to site and equipment breakdowns to safely restore plant supply.
    What you’ll need

    • HNC level (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering or alternatively equivalent relevant experience is desirable but not essential. • An electrical background in the utilities or similar industry is essential to the role; a Water industry background is desirable. • Computer literate (Excel, Word, Outlook) • Full driving licence • Health and safety are a priority for all members of the production team. You will have experience of reviewing risk assessments and are always confident to challenge and enforce safe working practices.

    Essential training will be provided which will help you gain the confidence within the operational area.

    What you’ll get in return

    • Competitive Salary of £31,600 per annum • Company pension with employer contribution. • Store discount for personal shopping needs. • 24-hour helpline providing free and confidential advice to you and your family on financial, legal, marital and health.