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Who are we:

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km’s of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. We are an essential service and have operated throughout the Covid19 pandemic.

At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open.

About the role:

We are currently looking to recruit a Strategic Field Technician to fully support the Strategic Field programs across the South London, you will be required to take ownership of Strategic Network Upgrade projects, supporting team members within the group and provide cover for projects during leave.

You will be Contracted to support across the whole Thames water operational Large Assets area when business needs require. Although predominately working across South London you may be required to assist our larger Team to obtain KPI targets.

Support network activities during asset failures whilst ensuring water quality compliance during work.

Minimise and prevent supply interruption, liaising with customers and working to resolve problems where necessary to ensure service is delivered efficiently.

Develop and enhance working relationships with other teams across the clean water business.

Support the large asset group within the Thames Valley during Network Events where required and support to meet targets.

Act as local network expert for isolation and rezoning providing information for risk assessments & sharing information regarding network risks and other Health & Safety issues.

Responsible for investigating the clean water network to resolve poor asset performance, including high or low pressure, leakage, metering queries and loss of supply.

To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Our customers are at the heart of everything that we do so previous customer experience within a constantly changing environment is essential.
  • We are looking for someone that has experience of working within operational / network role with strong working knowledge of water industry procedures; this will include safety, health and wellbeing.
  • Our ideal candidate will have knowledge on the water mains network, as well as Water Network Standards to understand and demonstrate best practice and have relevant water network qualifications in operating water networks.
  • This role will require you to work autonomously as well as within a team.
  • The role requires driving to multiple sites; therefore you must be a confident driver and hold a full UK driving licence.

What’s in it for you:

This is a varied role where you will be working with and meeting different people and organisations on a daily basis.

This role will allow you to acquire a broad understanding of Thames Water operations in the field to ensure work activities progress to project completion.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 with length of service and a wider benefits scheme. This includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans, voucher scheme giving you money off in major retail outlets, loyalty awards for continuous service plus much more, including our refer-a-friend bonus, where you can receive up to £1,000 for helping someone get a permanent position within the company. 

We’re also proud to be here for our local community, offering all of our teams two days paid volunteer leave a year, as well as proudly supporting a lot of local events and charities.

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