Technical Coordinator


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36Job Description:We are seeking a Technical Coordinator to play a key role as part of a team ensuring that some of our largest and historic Victorian pumping stations are operational and maintained to the correct standard.

You will be responsible for ensuring the materials required to maintain the plant are available for the maintenance team to complete tasks, by specifying and ordering materials. Management and organisation of contractors to carry out repairs and fault diagnosis on pumps and the supporting equipment. Reviewing maintenance activities for continuous improvement and compliance with asset standards.

This role will require a large focus on engagement and communication with key stakeholders to ensure all activities are planned effectively and efficiently. Be the lead person with specific activities within a designated area, including directing briefed projects and providing support on larger-scale projects.

What you’ll be doing as a Technical Coordinator

  • Co-ordinate briefed projects and activities, provide, and deliver reports, presentations and analysis of data as necessary. 
  • Support the department by liaising or attending meetings with key internal and external stakeholders, as required. 
  • You will need to develop safe systems of work for complex tasks including confined space activities.
  • Responsible for ensuring all aspects of H&S are managed correctly, by completing authorisations, permits and site inspections.
  • The role will have a large focus on being site-based on the various construction sites and will require some attendance in the evenings, nights, and potential weekends.
  • To monitor and report on all aspects of the projects that you are directly accountable for, including H&S, finance, programme, risk, and opportunity. 
  • Ensure compliance with internal processes and procedures and external Regulations and best practices.
  • Deliver excellent customer service and continuous improvement.

What should you bring to the role?

  • Established relevant business or technical experience, possibly with a military, utilities, engineering or planning background.
  • Good communication skills and proactive approach.
  • Experience in managing Health and Safety.
  • Good understanding of customer expectations.
  • An awareness of business procedures and processes.
  • Ability to liaise at all levels and influence beyond the span of control.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Good understanding of Confined Space access (Regulations).
  • Trunk Sewer network and Strategic pumping knowledge (Advantageous).
  • Driving Licence is required for this role.

What’s in it for you?

This is an exciting role and gives the successful person a great chance to make improvements and grow within the role.
Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service and a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed with offers and information to save you money and support your well-being

Working hours: 36 hours per week.

Base Location: Abbey Mills, Stratford, London

Who are we?

At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear – to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We must keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water

At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life’s essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.Location: South East, Stratford

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