Alternative Water Supply Technician

Posted on Dec 2, 2019 by South West Water

Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£20k - £22k Annual
[b]We have an exciting opportunity to join one of the South West's leading employers as an Alternative Water Supply Technician.[/b]

South West Water provide reliable, efficient and high quality drinking water and waste water services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

[b]The Role[/b]

The Alternative Water Supply Technician will support the Drinking Water Services Alternative Water Supply (AWS) strategy within the South West and Bournemouth network operational areas. You will ensure a constant state of safe and compliant readiness, repair, maintenance, operation, compliance and deployment of all AWS equipment around the clock to assist in the achievement of customer service expectations and regulatory obligations.

Reporting to the AWS supervisor for work flow, and Area Manager for line management, you will be required to ensure the AWS equipment and materials are always in an operational state of readiness and repair and such that deployments can be made rapidly and with confidence that all items are hygienic and operable at all times.

The AWS kit needs to be inspected and exercised frequently to maintain standby operability. You will be responsible for delivery of the AWS services, informed via the AWS Supervising Technician, and will work alongside various teams to ensure supply interruptions events are avoided - planned and reactive.

[b]Requirement to work a flexible shift pattern across 7 days a week.[/b]

You will normally work within your area of operation but there is a requirement to work across Devon, Cornwall and Bournemouth as required.

[b]The Ideal Alternative Water Supply Technician:[/b]

*Experienced in mechanical duties i.e. first line maintenance of equipment, pumps, valves *Proven experience of working within a water supply environment *Previous experience working on own initiative and working as part of team *Ability to complete deployment and maintenance reports *Proficient in the use of IT *Proven experience of providing high quality internal and external customer service *Full UK B Driving licence *Ideally, Driver CPC, LGV and HIAB licences

[b]Rewards & Benefits:[/b]

In return for your hard work as our Alternative Water Supply Technician, we can offer:

*A starting salary of £20,000 - £22,000 per annum dependent on skills and qualifications + potential for additional earning including standby and callout *Full training will be provided to obtain the required driving qualifications within a defined timeframe for the successful candidate, including HGV (C+E) and associated plant and equipment.

[b]If you have the skills and experience to join our team as an Alternative Water Supply Technician, click [/b][b]apply today.[/b]

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Reference: 804674447

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