Posted on Aug 29, 2019 by Bournemouth Water
At South West Water we provide water and waste water services to Cornwall, Devon and part of Somerset and Dorset. Since 2016, we are also responsible for providing water services to Bournemouth Water customers, covering the areas of Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch, and a large part of the New Forest National Park.
We now have an exciting opportunity to join our Slow Sand Filter team as a Plant Operative based at our at Alderney and Knapp Mill Water Treatment Works.
[b]What will you be doing?[/b]
The Slow Sand Filter team is responsible for the cleaning and the maintenance of the slow sand filters at Alderney and Knapp Mill Water Treatment Works. The role will include routine checks, maintenance and operating of mobile plant. Core duties also include:
*Operate specialist mobile plant including skimmers, loading shovels, fork lifts, dumpers and excavators.*Operate and maintain the sand washing plants.*Rake and shovel weed from slow sand filters.*Site housekeeping, including road sweeping, drain clearing, grass cutting and hedge trimming activities.*Perform daily water quality checks on the slow sand filters.*Assist the Production team with valve operations, as well as reservoir and tank cleaning
[b]What do you need?[/b]
*Previous experience in a similar operational role, operating fixed and mobile plant*Ideally, Forward tipping dumper qualified, Fork lift trained and Digger / Excavator accredited*Ability to work within a team*Experience in Water Treatment or a similar process environment would be advantageous*Ability to work effectively with little guidance or supervision
[b]What can South West Water do for you?[/b]
In return for your hard work as our Plant Operative, we can offer a salary [b]21,000 - 25,000 per annum, dependent on skills and experience[/b]. We also offer a range of excellent benefits, working within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.
[b]If you have the skills and experience to excel as our Slow Sand Filter Plant Operative, 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.