Maintenance Technician - Networks

Are you looking for a new challenge as a South West Water Catchment Operator (Maintenance Technician)?

South West Water provides reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and waste water 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the South West's leading employers as a Maintenance Technician for our Area Wastewater Networks team in Totnes.

What will you be doing?

As a Maintenance Technician working within the Area Wastewater Networks team, you will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining and improving the sewerage network. This role is customer facing and you will be a key player in a team that strives to deliver a consistently excellent service to our customers in both planned and reactive emergency situations.

South West Water is committed to protecting our surrounding environment and you will be integral to delivering this commitment by ensuring a smooth passage of sewage from its source to our treatment works. You will assess on-site problems and find an appropriate solution. Operators are empowered to deliver a first-time attendance resolution wherever possible.

A flexible working pattern is in operation which includes undertaking standby and callouts and working evenings and weekends on a rota basis

What do you need?

 *Previous experience of operating and maintaining complex processes and working with modern technology *Experience of working independently using initiative to tackle and solve problems *Proven experience of working with computers and software packages *Have the ability to problem solve and fault find. *Good communication skills, both oral and written *Ability to prioritise work effectively on a daily basis *A full UK Driving Licence *Previous experience of operating Sewage Treatment Works and an NVQ 2 qualification in Wastewater operations would be advantageous

What can South West Water offer you?

In return for your hard work as our Maintenance Technician, we can offer a salary of £20,242 per annum dependent on skills and experience. We also offer a range of excellent benefits, working within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

If you have the skills or experience to join our Area Wastewater Networks team as a Maintenance 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.

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