Waste Water Scientist

Region:
South West
Vicinity:
Cornwall
Industry Sector:
Waste Jobs, Water Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Hydro Jobs, Wastewater Jobs, Environment Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Energy Jobs, Water Treatment Jobs
Job Category:
Science/Scientist, Specialist & Technical, Environmental Scientist, Quality, Safety, Health & Environment, Water Engineering
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Please see job description
Salary:
£22,000 to £22,000 per annum
Salary Description:
22000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted:
28/10/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
South West Water
Job Ref:
SWW-476/19


Do you have proven experience working within a scientific role?

South West Water provides reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

We now have an exciting opportunity to join one of the South West's leading employers as a Waste Water Scientist based from our Dowrglann office in St Austell.

What will you be doing?

As a Waste Water Scientist, you will provide scientific operational support to the area team in order to deliver process optimisation, delivery of chemical and energy efficiencies and implementation monitoring and control of trade effluent policy.  

You'll also to provide advice and support to the area delivery team regarding appropriate response to environmental risks and liaison with the Environment Agency. The Waste Water Scientist will report on asset / process efficiency and identify cost saving opportunities.

This is an operational scientific role; therefore, you'll need to be happy being out in the field as well as working in an office environment.

What do you need?

 *Experience of working within a scientific environment *Ability to apply theory to a practical scenario and be able to develop and test theories and revise if necessary *An HNC or equivalent in a scientific discipline *Professional understanding of Microsoft Office packages such as Word, Excel and Outlook *Ability to apply theory to a practical scenario and be able to develop and test theories and revise if necessary *The ability to identify and implement 'best practice' *Ability to prioritise work in accordance with the ever changing demands of a highly reactive environment. *Experience of working within the Water Industry would be advantageous *Full UK Drivers Licence and prepared to travel throughout the region

<u>You must be willing to take part in the out of hours sampling standby team</u>

What can South West water do for you?                                                               

In return for your hard work as our Waste Water Scientist, we can offer a salary £22,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience, plus a progression scheme. We also offer a range of excellent benefits, working within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

If you have the skills and experience to excel as our Waste Water Scientist, 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.

Closing Date:
09/12/2019

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