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Catchment Operator

Apply now Job no: 494115
Work type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, North Yorkshire
Categories: Trades and Technical

Salary & Benefits - £17,158 - £20,910 per annum dependent on experience + attractive pension + quarterly performance related bonus + 25 days annual leave + Company Van + Training and Development opportunities in line with the Operator progression plan

What will the role involve?

You will work as part of an operational team to deliver excellent waste water treatment operations in compliance with all regulatory and quality assurance requirements.  The role incorporates a range of tasks including manual operations, analysing samples and operating computer controlled processes.

You will take personal responsibility for yourself and others with regards health and safety and control of work to ensure compliance with Yorkshire Water's Health and Safety policies.

What skills are we looking for?

The successful candidate will need a practical mindset, enjoy working outdoors and be comfortable taking a hands on approach to work tasks. You must have previous experience of using IT systems as you will be capturing necessary site information on a toughbook, a mobile computer device.

You will demonstrate excellent problem solving skills and be a confident communicator as you will be liaising on a daily basis with other internal colleagues and external subcontractors/partner organisations.

A valid full EU driving licence is essential as you will be required to travel to various operational sites.

You must be willing to undertake training in manual handling and confined spaces Your development will be well supported and technical training will be provided where required.

Flexibility is important; working 37 hours per week and you will also participate in an out of hours standby rota covering out of hours including evenings, weekends and call outs overnight, once you are fully trained in the role.

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply online and complete the application process. 

Closing date- 5th July, 2017

Assessments to take place on 17th July, 2017 

Company Information - 

Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire we make sure that all 5.2 million people living in the region have clean safe drinking water on tap and their waste water taken away. But for us it's so much more than this.

We care passionately about the environments and communities in which we work; we always look for new innovative ways to do things that deliver great value for our business and deliver the service our customers want and expect.

Our customers are at the heart of what we do and how we do things. We work best as a company to deliver this when we work together - team work, creativity, enthusiasm and passion are inherent within our 3000 people who work 24/7 365 days a year to keep Yorkshire flowing.

We are a business that has its eye on the future, planning ahead to look after Yorkshire's water, today, tomorrow and always.

We couldn't do all of this without having great people as part of our team

Yorkshire Water values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Yorkshire Water reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

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