Process Operative


  • £9.8 per hour
  • Posted: 11/09/2017
  • Swindon SN2 2DJ Swindon
  • Job Ref: 748100619
  • Temporary

Job Details

What is the purpose of the role?

We are currently looking for a Process Operative to work for the UK's largest water and Sewerage Company on a 6 month temporary basis.

The role of this process operative is to perform a range of activities to ensure that all equipment associated with our Newbury sewage treatment works - and possibly other sites feeding into the Didcot and Swindon area - are running safely and efficiently and to assist the site technicians with their technical duties.

Responsibilities include cleaning machines, sample testing, routine checks, maintenance and problem solving.
You will receive competitive benefits as well as full training for health & safety, technical and processes related to the plant.

This role will involve, but not be limited to:

Monitoring and inspecting equipment e.g. lifting and unblocking pumps, following a checklist to carry out planned preventative maintenance, ensuring equipment / generators / telemetry are working by doing a test run

Reporting any defective equipment, to ensure a swift resolution following any breakdowns.

Highlighting, and resolving where possible, any health and safety risks on site. Taking ownership of your own, and colleagues, health and safety through escalating any concerns to your manage and resolving them yourself where possible.

Making sure work area is safe before commencing any work by undertaking a point of work risk assessment.

Having an awareness of budget position and how unplanned events can impact on the budget (e.g. tanker/plant/pump hire, etc.)

Working at other sites covering holiday / sickness / extra workload as and when required.

Attending all team meetings, engaging with safety briefings and company communications, identifying issues and raising constructive feedback with the management team, with suggestions for improvements

What are we looking for?

Do you have similar experience working in an outside, manual role?

We are looking for someone who is wanting to get stuck in and will have a proactive approach. You will have basic literacy and numeracy skills and must be prepared to be trained in safety procedures including confined space entry. Some computer data input /enquiry experience is desirable.

In return, we will be offering an hourly wage of £9.80 per hour

Participation in a 24/7 out of hours standby rota may be required, for which you will receive an additional payment.