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
You and your team will be responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the Slow Sand Filters (SSF) at Coppermills Water Treatment Works in North East London, to ensure throughput of water production to meet customer demands while working in line with company health and safety legislation.

Day to day duties include
Routine checks, maintenance, and general site housekeeping
Use of specialist mobile plant equipment including skimmers, loading shovels, dumpers, and excavators
Operating the Floatex plant (Sand Washer) and GAC separation plants as well as the mobile crane when required.

We’re looking for you to:

  • Possibly have previous experience working around or operating plant
  • To take pride in the work that you and the team do every day, whilst always striving for the highest standards
  • Be enthusiastic and physically fit with enthusiasm to learn new tasks
  • Be prepared to work outdoors in all weathers and prepared to take on a range of manual tasks
  • Be a team player with good communication skills

What’s in it for you?
Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 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 working for us section of our website.

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