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Operations Technician

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
40 to 42 hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 07th June 2021
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum plus 10% shift allowance and benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Operations Technician?

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management.

You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.

About the role

About the Role

  • The Operations Technician is responsible on a day to day basis, with working hours between 40-42 hours per week,  Monday to Friday for the days role and Monday to Sunday for shift personnel, operating the Treatment Processes associated with the WTP and SNCR plant. 
  • As well as daily operational routines the Operations Technician will be expected to implement front line Planned Maintenance tasks as part of their role.

What will I be doing?

  • Operate the water/Effluent treatment plants and associated equipment to ensure that water quality and quantity produced is within the specifications required by the customer.
  • Carry out front line maintenance as required.
  • Carry out duties in a safe manner to ensure that there is a minimum risk of harm to people or the environment as a result of plant operations.
  • Monitor the performance of the assets and carry out actions to ensure that the assets perform at an optimum level at all times.
  • Communicate with other members of the Suez and Customer teams to ensure that there is a good level of understanding regarding plant performance, activities to be carried out and any impacts on site wide operations as a result of work within Suez scope.
  • Carry out isolations and issue Permits for Work etc. as required to allow others to carry out work on the assets.
  • Safe delivery of bulk chemicals to storage tanks.

What will I be doing?

  • Knowledge of Water treatment plants. (Desirable)
  • To be able to demonstrate through previous work experience, an ability to interpret technical information to affect changes on the plant. (Desirable)
  • Demonstrate the ability to work within a quality system. (Desirable)
  • Ability and knowledge to complete basic repairs and maintenance.
  • A working knowledge of running Ion exchange process plant.
  • Basic computer literacy.

Who we are

SUEZ Industrial Water Ltd. is a rapidly growing industrial and environmental service business managing contracts in across many industrial sectors in the UK and Europe. SUEZ business model is based on long term service agreements with permanent site presence. Contracts typically cover the complete water cycle including site operations and maintenance as well as project development and delivery.

The company offer considerable development and progression opportunities in multiple locations in all ranges of roles – engineering, consultancy, operations, maintenance, project management, general and profit centre management.

SUEZ Water were awarded "Water Company of the year" for 2018 at the Global Water Summit in London. The Group also received two distinctions in the "Desalination plant of the Year" and the "Industrial project of the Year" categories.

Want to be part of the team? Visit www.suez.com/careers to apply.

SUEZ Industrial Water UK are an equal opportunities employer.

*** No agencies please ***

Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.