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Technical Assistant

Do you have proven experience in an office based environment coupled with excellent communication skills, and are looking for a new challenge?

South West Water provides reliable, efficient and high quality drinking water and wastewater services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset.

We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations.

Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

We now have an exciting opportunity to join one of the South Wests leading employers as a Technical Assistant for our Waste Water Services department.

The Role

Joining our team as a Technical Assistant, you will support the Project Manager in co-ordinating sewer network asset improvements identified as part of the Maintenance Operation of Sewerage Strategy (MOSS).

On a daily basis, your tasks will involve:

* Providing and analysing information

* Reviewing asset performance and identifying poorly performing assets

* Proposing improvement actions (operational and capital, tactical and strategic) for improved performance.

* Planning and overseeing the activities of the MOSS Investigation and Cleanse programme.

* Reviewing data and providing schedules and maps to contractor teams and documenting findings.

* Programming CCTV crews, identification and budget check of appropriate interventions.

The Ideal MOSS Technical Assistant.

The successful candidate will have strong analytic and data handling experience, the ability to work within a fast paced dynamic work place; you will require excellent communication skills and flexibility to negotiate with both contractors and internal customers.

Other skills you will need are:

* Use of computer systems which will include both MS Office and Corporate applications

* The ability to analyse data to provide evidence for business decisions.

* Proven communication skills, both written and verbal.

* Previous experience working on own initiative and/or working as part of a team.

* Attention to detail, even when working under pressure or on multiple tasks.

* Some experience of working in a wastewater services operational or similar fast paced working environment.

* The ability to learn, information or systems and an interest in extending your knowledge.

Rewards & Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Technical Assistant, we can offer a Competitive salary of £19,000 - £23,000 per annum and a range of excellent benefits, working within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

If you have the skills and experience to join our team as a Technical Assistant, click apply today and submit both your CV and a Covering Letter to be considered for the role.

Previous applicants need not apply for this position.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory.

We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

  • Start: Asap
  • Rate: £19000 - £23000 Per Annum + Benefits
  • Location: Redruth, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: CV WOW
  • Contact: Abbie Hodell
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: SWW-350/19
  • Posted: 2019-03-05 16:56:55 -

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