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Field Technician

Apply now Job no: 494206
Work type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Categories: Engineering, Leakage, Network Assets

 Salary and benefits, up to £29,000 dependent on experience + attractive pension + 25 days holiday + company van + quarterly performance related bonus scheme

This a full time permanent position based in Hampshire

What will the role involve?

The Field Technician role is exciting and varied. You will work mostly outdoors as part of a team helping to keep MoD bases provided with 24/7 water and wastewater service.

This role operates a one week in five stand-by rota.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Operating and maintaining clean and waste water assets.
  • As part of the front line operation you will be representing the company on Site as well as liaising with representatives from the MOD and other service partners.

Your work will be a mix of planned and reactive jobs. You will use a laptop to keep accurate records and provide feedback on completed works, therefore you must be competent using IT systems.

What skills are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, team player and have a logical approach to problem solving.

You will have drive and enthusiasm, excellent time management skills and work well under pressure.

Overall the role will call upon your analytical, problem solving IT skills, and your ability to innovate, adapt and to work in accordance with our Health & Safety procedures.

An effective communicator you will also build up relationships with our key stakeholders including the MoD and Service Partners.

Experience working in the Utilities Industry in particular Water Industry Operations/Process would be an advantage.

Demonstrable mechanical or practical experience would be an advantage.

The role involves travel across our operational sites; therefore, a full EU driving licence is required as is the ability to obtain full MoD security clearance.

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'.

You can expect plenty of benefits and support for playing your role in shaping our future and progressing our partnership with the MoD.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please attach your CV with a covering letter outlining how your skills match this role.

Please note that applications submitted without a covering letter will not be considered.

If you require any further details about this role please email Adrian.palmer@keldawater.co.uk

 Applications Close: 1st October 2017

Interview: W/C 16th October 2017

Kelda Water Services (Defence) 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.

Kelda Water Services (Defence) 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.

Company Information:

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda Group's non-regulated water and waste contract operations in the UK. We focus on winning non-regulated contracts or projects that have the potential to improve the Kelda Business.

KWS Defence operates a 25 year Public Private Partnership (PPP) contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide full water utility services to the MoD estate. This high profile project (one of the Treasury's top ten PPP initiatives) encompasses Wales and much of the South and South West of England.


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