Operations Technician

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
40 hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Via MS Teams
£25,000 - £30,000
Summary of vacancy

When you join SUEZ Industrial Water, 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 (ETP – Effluent Treatment Plant) will be responsible for operating and monitoring the electrical, mechanical, instrument and process assets associated with the effluent treatment plant on the Coors site at Tadcaster.
  • The Technician will be expected to implement monitoring control activities and will be responsible for the implementation of operational changes.  The Technician would also prepare the plant for planned maintenance tasks as required.  The Technician will also be expected to maintain analytical data into a computer based system to record plant performance.
  • In addition, the Technician is expected to be able to carry out basic maintenance of equipment, such as cleaning of process instruments on a regular basis, changing over duty pumps and equipment as necessary and ensuring the process assets are in as good condition as possible.
  • The role also requires that the assets are operated at optimum performance at all times, the operator will form part of a team framework to assist in this task. 
  • The role requirements are the safe & seamless operation of the ETP in accordance with the regulatory consent and without interruption to the customer’s production activities from a large brewery.
  • The job will involve working on a standby rota out of normal working hour and weekends for the attendance of plant alarms and process monitoring.

What will I be doing?

  • Work within the client and SUEZ HSE systems
  • Visible ownership on HSE issues at all levels both in the client organisation and within SUEZ
  • Procure external supplies / services
  • Promptly raise any issues which could affect both the client and SUEZ
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with customer personnel, SUEZ and sub-contractor staff
  • Proactively managing external relationships with the client, sub-contractors and regulators (if required).
  • Innovate in the workplace to bring improvement and opportunity
  • Identify faults, evaluate rectification measure and to make initial recommendations, in order to carry out basic repairs
  • Gather all systems information and complete plant logs to understand the function and operation of the ETP on the site
  • Utilising plant information, identify any changes in system performance and/or potential operational problems, evaluate and make initial recommendations to return plant to its optimum operating condition
  • Development and maintenance of good housekeeping practices
  • To work unsupervised with a proactive attitude
  • Develop good team working behaviours with the client and other SUEZ staff
  • Undergo training as required
  • Identify training needs to the Team Leader

What are the requirements?

  • Experience of working directly with sub-contractors (Desirable)
  • To be able to demonstrate through previous work experience, an ability to interpret technical information to affect changes on the plant (Desirable)
  • Operational knowledge of wastewater treatment 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 electro-mechanical plant
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of Water and Wastewater treatment plants (Desirable)

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.

SUEZ Industrial Water UK are an equal opportunities employer.


Job Description
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