• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Who are we?

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km’s of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. We are an essential service and have operated throughout the Covid19 pandemic. 

At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open.

What you will be doing

As the Civil Asset Condition Inspector for either water or wastewater, you will be responsible for carrying out assessments on the condition of large civil assets within Thames Water. 

You will undertake condition assessments and inspections and provide technical reports detailing the finding and support in the definition of remedial works and investment requirements. The role will support the Civil Asset Condition Team Leader in the corporate governance in this area.

Working in a collaborative team, key areas of accountability will include:

  • Reporting on the performance of the assessment condition programme against key performance indicators and other relevant measures
  • Implementing business and technical developments to improve business performance
  • Supporting in the development of standards, systems and processes in asset condition assessment and provide the business with guidance and support relating to asset assessment
  • Coaching and mentoring others to ensure continuous improvement
  • We’re looking for you to:

  • Be degree qualified or equivalent work experience in civil engineering, it would be great if you are a member of the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • Have highly developed communication, influencing and interpersonal skills to clearly interact with stakeholders, team members and colleagues
  • Be a recognised leader in condition assessment and inspections with considerable experience in the water industry
  • Have the in-depth technical expertise required to support the definition of civil assets within the water or wastewater business and implement an appropriate condition assessment and inspection programme
  • Be proficient in using our company IT systems and Microsoft Office software
  • Travel to key business sites as required (you will need a full driving licence)
  • What’s in it for you?

    This role offers a great opportunity to work with a diverse set of assets ranging in types and ages from the early 1600s to the present day. You will be working within a team of experienced civil engineers and there are opportunities for development and progression.

    Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service and a wider benefits scheme.

    We’re proud of the positive ways of working we have adopted during the pandemic. We want to create a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive. For our office-based roles we are moving to a hybrid approach where we will provide options around working from our offices, our operational sites and home dependent on role/team/individual. This will be discussed during the assessment process.

    Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements and unparalleled benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader and we are a Times Top 50 Employer for Women.

    You can find out more in our section of our website.

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