Field Technician

Location
Truro
Salary
£10 per hour
Posted
05 Aug 2019
Closes
02 Sep 2019
Ref
FTR056
Contact
Dan Cutts
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client based near Truro is looking for a Field Technician to join their team ASAP on and temp to perm basis.

Experience would be preferred but not essential because full training would be given. 

A Full UK driving licence will be required for this position. 

OVERALL PURPOSE 

Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, to:

  • ·         install, maintain and operate field equipment. 
  • ·         carry out a variety of individual and team operations in order to carry out various tasks including:

o   Flow Surveys,

o   Flow and Load Surveys,

o   Infiltration Surveys

o   Site-specific tasks to Client specifications

  • ·         carry out sampling of potable and waste water in accordance with Company operating and Health & Safety procedures so that client expectations and deadlines are met in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • ·         provide operational support as required.

KEY TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES 

  • To operate and maintain relevant equipment, including:

o   Flow Monitors

o   Autosamplers

o   Raingauges

o   Isodaq Data Loggers

o   Velocity & Depth Monitors

  • ·         Visit specified sites and sampling locations and take samples in accordance with the sampling schedule as determined by the Operations Manager.
  • ·         Complete appropriate paperwork in accordance with Company procedures including sample sheets, calibration records, reports and other site records as required.
  • ·         Transport samples to laboratories as necessary and in accordance with set procedures.
  • ·         Clean, maintain and calibrate all sampling equipment and portable instruments as required.
  • ·         Plan daily sampling runs so that samples are taken in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • ·         Ensure samples are taken in accordance with Company, water authority and Environment Agency sampling procedures.
  • ·         Ensure sample programmes are carried out in accordance with company Quality, Environmental and H&S procedures.
  • ·         To operate waste water treatment plants when required. 
  • ·         Other activities as necessary.
  • To understand Health & Safety Policies, Lone Working Arrangements, Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Safe Systems of Work and Company Policies relating to all field operations.
  • To be aware of and comply with Partnership Companies working regulations.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE AND KEY COMPETENCIES

  • To be able to think laterally, problem solve and use own initiative to react to various onsite problems in order to fulfil project requirements.
  • To work alone as well as part of a team.
  • To be flexible with working arrangements and time management.
  • Knowledge of Waste Water Operations, and desire to further develop knowledge.
  • Confined Space Entry.
  • First Aid.
  • Streetworks.
  • Health and Safety Awareness.
  • Potable & wastewater sampling techniques
  • Induction for Legionella Awareness
  • Use of portable measuring equipment
  • Committed to team working and self development to optimise performance.
  • Exercises initiative whilst keeping Manager & team members informed.
  • Capable of clear and concise communication.
  • Computing skills.

If you meet the criteria above and can start immediately please send you CV in the first instance.

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