Who are we?
Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km’s of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. We are an essential service and have operated throughout the Covid19 pandemic.
At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open.
What you’ll be doing
You will manage the end-to-end delivery cycle of engineering projects from the initial scoping of the need, through to commission/setting to work and handing back the completed project to the client.
We are seeking a Project Engineer that has managed high-value projects from start to finish. You will be confident procuring qualified contractors and must be articulate, numerical and commercially minded. Your key duties will include:
Health & Safety management for your portfolio of projects
Writing specification documents
Communication with key stakeholders/customers
Ensuring all asset data is captured and updated at the end of a project
This is a Full-Time position but Part-Time applications will also be considered
We are looking for multiple Project Engineers so you can be based at Reading, Guildford, Oxford, or Bourne End
Required to travel to other sites 3-4 days per week within an approximately 60 mile radius with some working from home
36 hours per week, Monday-Friday
We’re looking for you to
Have knowledge of water treatment processes
Have experience within a commercial and/or technical role
Hold at least BTEC/HND in mechanical, electrical, chemical or civil engineering
Have an awareness of Health and Safety and CDM 2015
Have experience managing the delivery, design and estimating of engineering projects
Hold a full UK driving licence
Have the ability to work unsupervised and use your own initiative to deliver specified outputs
Graduates will be considered that have some experience with water treatment
What’s in it for you?
Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with length of service and a wider benefits scheme.
We’re proud of the positive ways of working we have adopted during the pandemic. We want to create a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive. For our office-based roles we’re moving to a hybrid approach where we’ll provide options around working from our offices, our operational sites and home dependent on role/team/individual. This will be discussed during the assessment process.
Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements and unparalleled benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader and we’re a Times Top 50 Employer for Women.
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