Operations Technician - VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT - Edinburgh - Wizbii

Operations Technician

Job description

Job Role: Operations Technician

Location: Veolia, AVSE Edinburgh and the Lothians area,

Salary range: Up to £27,823 depending on experience

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week + 1 in 6 contractual weekends, for which there will be additional payment

We are looking for an experienced Operations Technician to join our team based in West Lothian. You’ll be working under your own initiative, mostly without direct supervision, to ensure that the Wastewater Treatment works you operate, meet regulatory and contractual compliance.

What you’ll do,

Carry out operational maintenance of wastewater assets through delivery of planned and reactive tasks.

Complete routine sampling, analysis, interpreting the results and making process adjustments.

Managing, supporting and working with our contractors.

Provide support to the wider AVSE and Veolia team, both in a technical and physical capacity.

Responsible for maintaining the highest standards of Health and Safety, both for yourself and others. This will include issuing of permits to work, contributing to risk assessment completion, working at height and working in confined spaces.

Participating in the delivery of capital works.

Seeked profile

Qualifications :

What you’ll need,

The ability to optimise operational plant to ensure optimum performance.

Knowledge in running and maintaining Wastewater processes and assets or similar.

Strong problem solving skills.

Full driving licence is essential.

Practical knowledge of Microsoft packages, experience of computerised maintenance management package(s).

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Good commercial awareness.

Health and Safety awareness/qualifications.

Confined space qualification for high risk entries.

Competence in the issuing and use of all company permit to work systems.

Risk assessment and method statement training.

SVQ/NVQ level 2 in wastewater operations is desirable.

About Veolia,

We are Passionate. We are innovators. We look beyond conventions, constantly thinking about potential solutions with optimism and above all, collaboration. We are industry experts in what we do and we pride ourselves for our excellent customer service and honest working relationships with our colleagues and customers alike. Sometimes we are confronted with failure but this makes us work even harder to find solutions that will transform our core business and resource the world.

Veolia recognises the positive value of inclusion and promotes equality. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

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