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.

What you will be doing

We have an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Process Technician to work within our team based at our Rye Meads Sewage Works for up to 6 months.  The successful candidate will be responsible for various Sewage Treatment Work tasks including greeting contractors/ tankers and navigating them around the site, completing site surveys, cleaning and tidying the site. You will also be responsible for planned and reactive technician work and supporting the wider team where necessary. 

You will be required to report any defective equipment, to ensure a swift resolution following any breakdowns.

You will be expected to take ownership of your own and colleagues' health and safety through escalating any concerns to your manager or resolving them yourself where possible and appropriate. This will involve making sure the work area and site is safe before commencing any work by undertaking a point of work risk assessment. You will be expected to attend all team meetings, and engage with safety briefings and company communications, identifying issues and raising constructive feedback with the management team, with suggestions for improvement

We are looking for you to have

  • We are looking for someone who is a keen learner and is excited to explore a new industry in wastewater
  • You will be a team player and must be passionate about your own personal development
  • You must be prepared to be trained in safety procedures on site