Salary - Essex - £39,302 to £49,127
Location – Hanningfield, Chelmsford
We’re bringing in a new structure and way of working to our Information Services Directorate and this has created a number of additional and exciting roles to help us reshape and prepare for the future and deliver amazing customer service to our customers and colleagues alike. So be part of the future and see what this role is all about.
About the role
We’ve a great opportunity to become our SCADA and Telemetry Engineer, a multi-disciplined role that covers all levels of Automation, Control and Communications. You’ll be reporting in to the SCADA and Telemetry Team Leader and we’re looking for you to be working with other business areas, providing good quality support and advice; preparing design documentation for internal project work; actively reviewing and rectifying problems raised in the IS job control system, prioritising and escalating issues as required; and performing system administrative tasks.
We’re looking for you to provide clear communication to the SCADA & Telemetry Team Leader on progress of relevant issues in a timely and concise manner, along with actively reviewing and rectifying faults and problems raised in the IS job control system.
You’ll be working on the development of the SCADA & Telemetry systems and services to meet the needs of the business as it changes, along with providing technical advice and guidance on SCADA & telemetry issues to colleagues in other departments. We’re looking for you to develop, amend, review and maintain documentation on the corporate communication infrastructure in line with IS requirements and ensure it is made available to other IS colleagues.
We’re looking for you to share ideas to promote common approaches to strategy, technology, process, and delivery with other engineers and team leaders in IS, along with providing resident expertise in SCADA & telemetry systems and technology.
You’ll also undertake project work under the guidance and supervision of the SCADA & Telemetry Engineers and in conjunction with the SCADA & Telemetry Team Leader, identify training courses to develop and maintain an understanding of the appropriate equipment and emerging technology
We’re looking for the successful candidate to have proven experience in Process Control, Radio & Satellite Communications, all current supported versions of Windows Server Operating Systems, Networking, Scripting, Logic Programming, Network and Cyber Security and ideally Project Management.
You’ll have proven skills and experience in the maintenance, configuration and fault-finding on equipment within the SCADA & telemetry systems, along with being conversant with all equipment used within the SCADA & telemetry systems and will be familiar with all aspects SCADA & telemetry systems.
So that’s great in the technical side of the role, but we are also looking for you to have a strong commitment to customer service, along with being at ease and effective in dealing with professionals and managers in other disciplines.
This role has been defined as a safety or security critical role and as a condition of a formal offer of employment you’ll be required to undergo a drug and alcohol test. Prospective employees and agency workers in defined safety and security critical roles will be required to undertake a drug and alcohol test after the job offer has been made. This will be prior to or within four weeks of their start date.
Prospective employees and agency workers who fail a pre-employment urine drug screen will have their sample analysed by the Company appointed laboratory as a matter of course. Failing a pre-employment drugs or alcohol test may lead to the job offer being revoked.
Please note this role also requires a full driving licence and your own transport.
What we will give you
At Northumbrian Water we want you to be the best you can be and we also want you to feel it’s a great place to work. Frequently people spend their career with us, some because they’ve found their niche, others because of the opportunities to progress through the organisation.
We’re the great company we are because of our people and as our way of saying thanks, we offer a wide range of benefits and discounts to take advantage of including; buying and selling holidays, discounts and cashback offers, free fishing and cycle2work.
Northumbrian Water is more than just a water company. We are one team, fulfilling many roles, working together to ensure our customers have clean, fresh, running water, whilst providing great customer service, protecting the environment, and supporting local communities.
We Live Water, all our amazing people are helping us become the national leader in the provision of sustainable water and waste water services.