Technical Officer (wastewater network)
Job DescriptionWe are looking to recruit a Technical Officer to work for United Utilities on a contract basis for 11 months initially.
This is a largely office based post reporting to the Drainage Performance Manager (DPM). Responsible for the analysis of technical information to report, monitor and control asset performance. Being proactively involved with both site and area action planning you will ensure statutory and environmental compliance, together with effective maintenance of Wastewater Network assets.
You will be responsible for;
Discussing compliance, performance, action planning, progress reporting, serviceability & optimisation.
Assimilating and analysing data from a wide range of sources relevant to Wastewater Network Maintenance performance and liaising with NMM on key performance targets and assist to identify financial savings.
Longer term planning to complete a programme of review and corporate audits.
Implementing local and regional strategies and procedures to improve operational performance.
Working with and providing support to the local and regional teams Network Asset Engineers, Network Asset Controllers, Maintainer Controllers and Resource Coordinator to deliver regulatory compliance and performance, as well as our statutory obligations.
Identifying, supporting and assisting with the delivery of local planned and reactive VSP projects along with liaising with relevant Project Delivery Teams to ensure effective delivery of a wide range of projects.
Undertaking specific strategic projects or initiatives as directed by the NMM.
Knowledge and Skills
To be successful in this role and deliver operational and financial performance targets you will need; to be educated to GCSE level having achieved 5 grade A-C (4-9) passes including English and maths together with well-developed IT, numerical, analytical and problem solving skills. Alongside this you will need:
Commitment to the delivery of operational performance and financial targets.
Proven ability to work effectively within a team.
Excellent communication skills.
A high level of understanding and knowledge of the regulatory and legislative framework surrounding the operation and maintenance of wastewater assets.
Extensive experience and technical knowledge of waste water network processes, gained through experience in the field
Problem-solving focus, with ability to guide and up-skill others
Ability to interface with customers, and provide excellent customer service
A flexible approach to highly varied workloads and initiative to manage the workload effectively.
Ability to meet the physical requirements of the role, including the safe use of ladders to access confined spaces, working at heights and manual handling, etc.
Full UK driver's license.
Please note this role will be offered on a PAYE/Umbrella basis only.
Should your application be successful, and you are offered the role, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any assignment offer with our client will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Barring Service.
This vacancy is being advertised by Rullion Ltd acting as an employment business.
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