Senior Field Technician

  • Job Reference: 1236615425-2
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Shorterm Group
  • Location: Henley-on-thames, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: GIS Data Capture, GIS Developer, GIS Manager, GIS Project Manager, GIS Support, GIS Technician, GIS Web Developer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Field Technician Duration: Full time, Permanent Location: Various locations across projects covering mainly in and around the M25, head office is based in Kent. About our Client Our client is a leading strategic project management company specializing in clean water asset services, seeking motivated individuals to join as Water Technicians. This role offers a 3-month contract, with the potential for a permanent position or apprenticeship for candidates displaying dedication and eagerness to contribute to their commitment to clean water asset management. Why join our client? Respectful Environment: The workplace values each person's contributions. Recent team members from larger firms have commended the atmosphere of value and respect. Focus on Achievement and Growth: Emphasis is placed on reaching targets while providing ample room for personal and professional advancement. New team members appreciate the chance to engage in significant projects related to water management. Flexible Work Dynamics: Our clients unique scheduling policies offer excellent flexibility in hours, ensuring an effective work-life balance through well-planned schedules. Additionally, their very good overtime policy provides exceptional opportunities for additional hours, allowing for increased earning potential while maintaining a flexible working setup. Contribution to Notable Projects: Noteworthy projects such as HS2 and Thames Tideway have been pivotal engagements. Join their team and contribute meaningfully to impactful endeavours in water asset management. Support for Development: Dedicated to your growth, from structured learning opportunities to fair recognition for dedicated efforts, programs are designed to support your progress. Team Unity and Engagement: It's not solely about the job. There are two annual staff events fostering team unity beyond the professional setting. Key responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering a broad spectrum of field based activities such as: Trunk and distribution main isolations Asset investigation and validation Operability testing Reservoir outages and mains commissioning All associated water quality activities such as flushing and sampling. Working in collaboration with the planning team and project lead you will possess the skills and experience to control and coordinate day-to-day operations and complex activities ensuring the safe, efficient delivery of the job. Utilising your experience on the network, you will be responsible for coaching and mentoring field team operatives, sharing your knowledge and skills. In collaboration with the Field Operations Supervisor you will carry out routine HSEQ and capability observation audits providing feedback and guidance.Ideal candidates should possess: Minimum 5 years practical, clean water industry field experience First-person lead on trunk main isolations on large diameter mains Ideal experience include: District metered area validation, zonal pressure tests and experience with valve shuts offs and step testing. Trunk and distribution main isolations, asset verification, Probe installations and experience with mains disinfection. EUSR Water Hygiene Valve operations including CALM Networks NRSWA Supervisor (desired) IT proficient including Office365, GIS mapping tools, PDA/Tablet use and online reporting software. Full, clean UK driving license. Training : The company will conduct comprehensive mandatory training sessions to equip candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills required for the role. Opportunities for Growth Successful candidates may have the opportunity for a permanent position or apprenticeship based on performance, dedication, and a commitment to acquiring additional qualifications. Shift Pattern: The standard working hours are 40 hours per week, covering day shifts, with occasional flexibility based on specific project needs. Additionally, once every four weeks, there will be a requirement for night shifts, spanning from Monday to Thursday, that you should be available for. If you are enthusiastic about clean water asset management, possess a strong work ethic, and are eager to learn and grow in a dynamic environment share your knowledge with others, we invite you to apply for the position of Junior Water Technician. Join our client on their mission to deliver exceptional clean water asset management solutions. Salary and PackageSalary: competitivePension: 4% employer contribution Holiday: 20 days plus UK bank holidays (usually 8 days) plus long service reward Tools and Equipment: Company utility van with air conditioning, fuel card and all tolls paid upfront. Contract mobile phone and tablet and / or toughbook All uniform and any PPE required. Any tools and equipment deemed necessary to fulfil your role Weekend working: Optional weekend work as overtime (time and a half) If you feel you are suitable for this position, please contact Callum Withey for more information.