Trainee Reservoir Technician

  • Up to £16949.00 per annum
  • Snodland, Kent
  • South East Water Hr Department

The Engineering team are responsible for the design and delivery of capital works schemes to ensure the ongoing supply of top quality drinking water now and to meet the future needs of our customers, across the south east. Our work includes developing new water resources, extending and upgrading treatment works and laying new water mains.

As a Trainee Reservoir Technician in our Engineering Department, you will support engineers and other technical staff in the delivery of the reservoir programme. You will gain workplace experience with the prospect of qualifications to support a solid foundation for a rewarding career within the Company.

Main responsibilities

Undertake reservoir inspections

Check inspection reports submitted by the contractor for accuracy

Handover sites to the contractor

Conduct site safety and environmental audits

Supervise construction works as SEW's agent

Support planning and coordination of reservoir outages

Update and maintain the maximo database and other reporting systems

Support the preparation of operational method statements

Prepare and submit discharge permit applications

Collate and prepare pre-construction information

If you are self-motivated, committed, organised, with an interest in engineering and the water industry and can fulfil the below we would love to hear from you:

Hold a full driving licence.

Have a minimum of five GSCE's with grade C or above in Maths, English and Science, with appropriate qualifications at a higher level an advantage. Evidence will be requested.

A good communicator with high numeracy and computer skills.

This post is subject to a basic criminal record check and Right to Work in the UK.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, a minimum of 25 days annual leave, a stakeholder pension scheme in which the maximum Company contribution is 10% and a life assurance scheme.

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: REC0501