Treatment Works Controller

Essex & Suffolk Water
Langford, Maldon
Salary :up to £32097 + 20% shift allowance
25 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Treatment Works Controller
Langford, Essex
Salary :up to £32097 + 20% shift allowance

At Essex & Suffolk Water, our job is to provide clean, clear drinking water that tastes good to the homes and businesses of 1.8 million customers. As a controller at our Water Treatment Works in Langford, you’ll play a key role in maintaining the quality of water across the region.

This is an essential service. With your team, you will be responsible for keeping the water treatment process in Essex operating smoothly and safely in all conditions. So if you’re self motivated, resourceful and pragmatic with a strong service ethic and experience of working in a technical environment, then we want to hear from you.  

You will work as part of a rotating shift team, responsible for operating and controlling the water treatment process at Langford WTW. You will conduct tasks in all conditions to ensure our assets operate correctly and will undertake fault finding investigations when issues are found. You will undertake process monitoring around the water treatment works and undertake adjustments and calibrations as well as taking and analysing samples of water. Monitoring of plant and equipment performance will be carried out from the control room using a computerised system as well as by undertaking physical checks around the water treatment works site.

To be successful you will have;

Good people skills; working closely with others to deliver an efficient and safe operation in a fast-moving and often challenging environment.
A flexible, practical, and pragmatic outlook using your initiative and flexing your approach to find the best solution to a problem.
Good IT skills; analysing and interpreting information from different sources so you can identify and resolve issues as they arise.
Emotional intelligence; managing multiple demands and prioritising your workload, time and resources efficiently and effectively in a reactive environment.
A strong focus on health and safety. The role will involve both lone working and working as part of a team with minimal supervision in a water environment. As such you will be responsible for protecting your safety and that of your colleagues and suppliers at all times.

In addition you will need:
To be Comfortable with data; able to analyse and interpret data to a high standard with a strong focus on quality
To be an effective team player
A full UK driving licence.
Ideally a degree, or have significant process experience and NVQ level 2 qualifications or equivalent.

This is a great opportunity here at NWG. Successful candidates will be supported by coaching, training and one-to-one development throughout the period of this role.

Our employees have a key role to play in the success of the business. And our benefits package reflects that.  As well as working for one of the UK’s best employers*, you will receive:
Coaching, training and one-to-one development to reach your full potential
A great reward package including:
Competitive salary
up to 28 days holiday
Flexible benefits – build your own package
Defined contribution pension scheme

Closing date: 18 August 2017
Interviews held: TBC