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We are currently recruiting for an experienced Technical Coordinator. As the successful candidate, your role will be to manage specific activities within a designated area/remit including leading on briefed projects and providing support on larger-scale projects.

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to working to a high standard with regards to health, safety, and wellbeing and have good attention to detail

What you’ll be doing as The Technical Coordinator

  • Planning activities to deliver repairs, inspections and maintenance on the trunk sewer network.
  • You will also use your expertise to plan complex works safely and resolve long-standing and reactive issues.
  • Performance managing contractors to complete repairs and maintenance on our assets within budgetary and time constraints, as well as promoting a culture of continuous improvement and modelling the Thames Water values at all times.
  • Managing the Health and Safety of the activities for internal and external stakeholders
  • Optimising the network to improve maintenance activities, flow, electricity usage and environment.
  • To be a key stakeholder in the capital delivery programmes for the wastewater treatment.
  • Planning an inspection programme for statutory inspections on lifting equipment.
  • Participation in an out-of-hours call-out rota after a period of training.

What you should bring to the role

  • Experience within maintenance, water or waste, or similar technical environment.
  • Experience in technical job design and/or prerequisite management at another water utility.
  • Technical experience from an industrial maintenance background.
  • Ability to demonstrate logical thinking, attention to detail, workload management, and decision making, and possess excellent communication skills.
  • Clean driving licence.
  • Health and safety knowledge.
  • Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Competent with IT systems – in particular SAP.
  • A full UK driving licence is essential.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary up to £45,000 depending on skills and experience.
  • 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments – Open to all once a year.
  • Wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.

Who are we?

At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive. Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all. But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We need to keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water

At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process. Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappoint.