Asset Chemical Technician

Are you a self-motivated skilled or semi-skilled Technician looking for a new opportunity? Do you enjoy working outdoors? If so, we have a great opening for an Asset Chemical Technician to join our team.

This role is based across the North of the Wessex Water region which covers South Gloucestershire, Bristol, Bath and the surrounding areas.

The role

Joining our Northern Asset Maintenance team and reporting to the Project Manager, your role is to help maintain, repair, and improve existing company assets, including our chemical systems.

The role will see you get involved with a variety of different duties, including carrying out repair, replacement, refurbishment and small-scale construction for minor works on waste assets and sites. These activities will include brickwork, blockwork, excavations, carpentry and joinery, concrete slabs and plinths, sand, media replenishment, replacement, and tank repairs.

You will also be responsible for maintaining, testing, installing and repairing mechanical equipment on chemical systems. Examples of equipment that you will be working on include chemical dosing rigs, peristaltic and diaphragm pumps, loading valves, temporary dosing units and IBCs.

You will be expected to set up temporary dosing rigs and transfer chemicals between IBCs and tanks, as well as carrying out planned preventive maintenance on all chemical systems with additional reactive maintenance when required.

Within the role you will be responsible for ensuring the health and safety of your team’s activities, as well as complying with company policy, procedures, and best practices. You will also be jointly responsible for all mobile plant, ensuring it complies with statutory legislation.

What do I need?

Training will be provided to bring the suitable candidate to a level of competence, however we are looking for a flexible individual with a can-do attitude to join the team who has high personal standards of work quality which meets and exceeds health and safety standards and the customers’ needs.

In addition, you will have:

  • a construction or building maintenance background, including brick laying abilities
  • plant tickets to operate small plant, such as 1.5 ton slews and dumpers
  • a valid clean driving licence, including groups B+E
  • a basic understanding of sewage treatment processes
  • health, safety and welfare awareness
  • effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • IT skills, including Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • the ability to work well within a team environment, as well as being self-motivated when working alone
  • personal drive and self-motivation
  • What you’ll get from us?

    Our people tell us Wessex Water is a great place to work, and they stay with us! We are proud of how we support development and career progression. We have a wealth of both financial and non-financial benefits to offer our people and are committed to ensuring we provide an environment that supports health and wellbeing and flexible working.

    We continue to promote diversity and inclusion. With that in mind, we welcome all applicants.

    We are delighted to have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a Disability Confident Employer. Applicants who declare they have a disability or have previously served with the Armed Forces, and meet the minimum requirements for the job, will automatically be invited for an interview.

    Please let us know if you require any additional support or adjustments to assist you in starting your journey with Wessex Water.

    The appointment of successful applicant/s will also be subject to receiving suitable references and basic (or where job applicable) other criminal disclosure checks. You must also be able to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the UK.

    If you have what it takes to join this award-winning business and want to be part of our exciting journey and share in that success

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