Project Support Technician

  • Job Reference: 37700
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Employer: idibu
  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £25,120
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity. To Join Thames Water as a Project Support Technician.
Covering the Thames Valley Region based out of the Bourne End site, this role requires a highly flexible individual with core hours from Monday to Friday from 07:30 – 15:36 which are currently under review.
You will have a pivotal role in the support of the mains upgrade program within the Thames Valley region. You will also support teams on pressure management where required.
What you’ll be doing as a Project Support Technician.
  • As a Project Support Technician, you will support the Mains Upgrade Program within the Thames Valley Region.
  • support reactive requests from our network colleagues, where possible.
  • support the Completion of checking key High Consequence Valves and High-Risk Valves to ensure our Business maintains business compliance.
  • All works completed will involve compliance with water quality and ensuring a clear understanding of supply interruption. 
  • demonstrate the Thames Water values and behaviours in day-to-day work collaborations.
  • ensuring that health and safety are always adhered to.
  • To be able to work as part of a highly organised team and to work well individually.
What you should bring to the role
  • Ideally have clean water network knowledge and understanding as well as a clear ability to demonstrate the ability to undertake these key roles.
  • Have a clear understanding of the Permit to Work system.
  • As the role involves driving to multiple sites, you must be a confident driver, as well as holding a full, UK driving licence.
  • To have a network understanding of who can carry out the key roles and responsibilities as noted above.
  • To work on your own as well as within a small team.
  • Ideally hold current certifications that cover Water Hygiene, NRSW unit 2, disinfection, sampling, flushing, valve operations, CALM and the current Licence to Operate. (LTO)
What’s in it for you?
Are you looking for a role that offers variety and a collaborative team environment? We have an excellent opportunity for practical engineers to join our team! No two days are the same in this role, and you'll be working alongside a passionate and supportive team. We focus on ensuring safe, efficient, and cost-effective delivery of projects while maintaining process integrity in operational sites. We're committed to excellence in waste treatment, water production, and pumping station technology. Join us and take your engineering career to the next level!
  • Offering a starting from £25,120 per annum depending on experience and skills.
  • 24 days holiday per year, increasing to 28 with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays).
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments – Open to all once a year.
  • A wider benefits scheme, including our benefits hub, is packed with offers and information to save you money and support your well-being.
Who are we?
At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We need to keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?
Working at Thames Water
At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.
We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.
Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.
Find out more about working at Thames Water.
When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.
Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.