Technical assistant

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Location: Bracknell

Type: Permanent

Ref: e20012746


What is the purpose of the role?

The role of technical assistant is to perform a range of activities to ensure the efficient running of sludge intersite and the biosolids recycling operation across the Thames Water estate. Responsibilities include input, monitoring and analysis of contractor data. This role will not only be providing support to our recycling operations but linking into the development and implementation of an environmental management system across the wastewater business.

What makes this role unique?

Based at Bracknell sewage treatment works, this role is vital in ensuring through data input, analysis and contractor liaison that the safe and sustainable recycling of biosolids is maintained. Furthermore, this role will enable you to develop a greater understanding of wastewater processes and environmental management systems as a whole. If you have a keen interest in the environment, agriculture and science, this is the ideal role for you.

What will this role involve?

Contractor data input, analysis and verification from haulage, spreading and intersite operations.

Regular liaison with contractors and attending meetings as required.

Take responsibility for SAP administration, customer invoicing and contractor payments.

Provide safeguard reporting to team and contractors Provide regulatory compliance checking and reporting

Providing support to both internal and external customers Assist with administration for the biosolids assurance scheme Management systems input and administration

What are we looking for?

Do you have strong attention to detail?

Are you looking for a wide-ranging role which offers variety and development?

Do you have an interest in the environment and agriculture?

If so, this may be the ideal role for you.

To be successful in this position, ideally you will have experience in a similar function and you will work well under pressure to deadlines and have an analytical approach.

An ability to effectively build stakeholder relationships is essential, along with the ability to influence others to provide the information required in meeting deadlines.

You will be proficient in MS Office and have an excellent eye for detail.

Knowledge of wastewater processes, environmental legislation and management systems would be beneficial.

Thames Water information and salary details

This role is based at Bracknell sewage treatment works. We are offering a salary of up to 23,000.00 depending on experience and qualifications. Our excellent salary package includes a competitive contributory pension and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, child care vouchers, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus many more. Due to the nature of the role, a full clean driving licence is required.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 19/12/2017.