Technical Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 38004
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Employer: idibu
  • Location: Rickmansworth
  • Salary: £36,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We have a great opportunity for a career-minded individual to join us as the technical coordinator within the Small Sewage Pumping team at Maple Lodge, this will be a mix of being in the field as well as office-based covering the home counties and Thames Valley Area.

As the Successful candidate, you will be responsible for the management of our Pumping stations overseeing the materials, permits, resources and services for all complex jobs for planned and reactive work across maintenance and operations structure.

This role will involve day-to-day contractor liaison and management, input into future planning and solutions, and providing technical support to the wider team.
This role also comes with a car allowance.

What you’ll be doing as the Technical Coordinator
  • Immersing yourself in often unseen and unique infrastructure that serves millions of people.
  • Investigating and reviewing the performance of our Sewage Pumping Stations.
  • Responding to asset failures and coordinating resources to return them to service.
  • Liaising with our contractors and suppliers to deliver solutions to problems on our sites.
  • Managing complex work and investigations.
  • Using your experience and technical expertise to directly improve the lives of our customers.
  • Understanding and engaging with a variety of equipment including but not limited to pumps, valves, pipework, lifting equipment, ultrasonic level sensors, flowmeters, control panels and LV electrical equipment.
  • Providing technical advice and expertise to field staff and 3rd parties. This will include providing detailed instruction and monitoring progress.

Base Location - Maple Lodge - Rickmansworth - WD3 9SQ.

36 hours Monday and Friday plus the inclusion onto a standby rota for which you will receive additional Payment.

What you should bring to the role
  • Qualified to at least NVQ level, ideally specialised in the area of mechanical or electrical engineering. Ideally, you will have experience in technical job design and/or prerequisite management within an infrastructure-related environment.
  • You will have extensive experience in a process-related or utility industry together with a sound working knowledge of the safe systems of work required under the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • IT literacy is essential as all work is managed through the SAP system (user training for this and other standard software systems will be provided).
  • You will also demonstrate a good business/ stakeholder awareness, together with an innovative and creative approach to problem-solving and strong teamwork and influencing skills.
  • A full current driving license is essential for this position.
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary between £36,000 -£42,000 per annum depending on your experience level.
  • Car allowance.
  • 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service. (Plus, bank holidays)
  • Annual Bonus.
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments – Open to all once a year.
  • Wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.

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.