Alternative Water Supply Technician

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
South West
Location:
Exeter
Salary:
£20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£20000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted:
08/06/2020
Recruiter:
CVWOW
Job Ref:
SWW-232/20

We have an exciting opportunity to join one of the South Wests leading employers as an Alternative Water Supply Technician

South West Water provide reliable, efficient and high quality drinking water and waste water services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset.

Your new role

The Alternative Water Supply Technician is a hands-on role to support the Drinking Water Services Alternative Water Supply (AWS) strategy within our East region, which includes Exeter, Barnstaple and East Devon.

Full training will be provided to obtain the required driving qualifications within a defined timeframe for the successful candidate, including HGV (C+E) and associated plant and equipment.

You will ensure a constant state of safe and compliant readiness, repair, maintenance, operation, compliance and deployment of all Alternative Water Supply equipment - which we deploy whenever water supply is interrupted in our network. We provide this service around the clock to assist in the achievement of customer service expectations and regulatory obligations.

The AWS kit needs to be inspected and exercised frequently to maintain standby operability. You will be responsible for delivery of the AWS services, informed via the AWS Supervising Technician, and will work alongside various teams to ensure supply interruptions events are avoided, planned and reactive.

Requirement to work a flexible shift pattern across 7 days a week and be on standby.

You will normally work within your area of operation but there may be a requirement to support across Devon, Cornwall and Bournemouth as required.

You'll need this to be our Alternative Water Supply Technician:

- Proven experience of providing high quality internal and external customer service
- Experienced in mechanical duties i.e. first line maintenance of equipment, pumps, valves
- Able to commit to the hours and standby work pattern
- Keen willingness to undertake full training which we will provide to the successful candidate to obtain the required driving qualifications (including HGV (C+E) and associated plant and equipment)
- Previous experience working on own initiative and working as part of team
- Ability to complete deployment and maintenance reports and use our IT software to do so
- Full UK B Driving licence
- Ideally, Driver CPC, LGV and HIAB licences


What can South West Water offer you?:

In return for your hard work as our Alternative Water Supply Technician, we can offer a starting salary of £20,000 - £22,000 per annum plus full training and the potential for additional earning including standby and callout.

Full training will be provided to obtain the required driving qualifications within a defined timeframe for the successful candidate, including HGV (C+E) and associated plant and equipment.

If you have the skills and experience to join our team as an Alternative Water Supply Technician, click apply today.

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.

Contact Details:
CVWOW
Tel: 02392856811
Contact: Beth Vick
Email:

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