Process Operative


  • £18000 - £19500 per annum
  • Posted: 30/11/2016
  • Oxfordshire
  • Job Ref: 748100267
  • Permanent

Job Details

Process Operative

What is the purpose of the role?

We are currently looking for a Process Operative for the UK's largest water and Sewerage Company on a permanent basis.
The role of this Process Operative is to perform a range of activities to ensure that all equipment associated with our sewage treatment works 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.

What makes this role unique?

Working outside with no one day being the same provides a very interesting working environment.
Based at Oxford Sewage Treatment Works, this role boasts about its great, 'family feel' team where you will never be short of support.
You will receive competitive benefits as well as full training for Health & Safety, technical and processes related to the plant.

What will this role involve?

This role will involve, but not be limited to:

Monitoring and inspecting equipment e.g. lifting and unblocking pumps, following checklist to carry out planned preventative maintenance, perform a generator run, check pumps are running / telemetry is working.

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 an enthusiastic 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.
Due to the nature of the role a full, valid UK driving licence is required.

Salary Information

This role is based at Oxford Sewage Treatment Works. We are offering a salary of £19.5k, depending on skills and experience. Our excellent salary package includes an upskilling / developmental scheme, competitive contributory pension and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, child care vouchers, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus many more. Participation in a 24/7 Out of Hours Standby rota may, for which you will receive an additional payment.