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
*Please note this is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract*
As a System Operator you will be responsible for managing several hydraulic systems made up of all the clean water assets for the abstraction of raw water, treatment to produce potable water, transmission to move the potable water into the right areas and finally the distribution network.
You will be making informed operational decisions 24/7 based on data insight and the ever-changing operational environment that is water supply to delivery the highest water quality safely, maintaining customers supplies where possible or minimising when not, Leakage strategies to minimise loses and optimise energy use all done in a smooth calm way to stop shocks to the hydraulic system. Some of the duties will include:
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What’s in it for you?
System Operations is the only department that truly covers the operation of “source to tap” and is fundamental in the delivery of Water Services and interacts with Water Production, Water Networks, Water Quality and Asset Management.
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 section of our website.
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