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Salary and Benefits: Starting from £22,213 to £27,766 per annum dependant on experience + pension + performance related bonus + 25 days holiday + training & development opportunities in line with the Jet-Vac Technician progression plan.

 

We currently have Jet-Vac Technician (above ground) opportunities based across the Yorkshire region, depending on where you live will determine the areas you will cover to join our Wastewater Customer Field Services Team in the Service Delivery Business Unit.

 

You may be required to travel to different operational sites across the region therefore; a full valid EU driving licence, a Heavy Goods Vehicle licence C and a driver DCPC is required.  Ideally you will have a clean license or no more than 6 points.

 

What will the role involve?

 

As a Jet-Vac Technician, you will be required to work alongside the Jet-Vac Assistant for support but will also be required to work closely with other Yorkshire Water teams on site, to undertake planned, reactive cleaning and pollution prevention works, in a way which minimises impact and maximises benefits.

 

To operate a Jet-Vac in a safe and optimal way, to maintain Wastewater and Energy & Recycling assets, tanks and wet wells.

 

You will ensure Health and Safety working practices & procedures of the Jet-Vac operation are always complied with to ensure compliance with the Yorkshire Water Safety Policy. You will work as part of a team to deliver excellent performance by understanding how your individual performance links into achieving the team’s wider objectives and optimise the outputs of the vehicle.

 

You will ensure all training requirements are met and kept in date to operate the vehicle safely and carry out the task at hand, to ensure you are compliant with driving regulations and the high working standards laid down at Yorkshire Water including but not exclusively, Working at Heights, Safe Entry into a Confined Spaces and High Pressure Water Jetting.

 

You will need to maintain high standards for the sites which you work on and the vehicles which you operate, ensuring it is always fit for purpose. You will need to maintain the vehicle and equipment to ensure its reliability and efficiency, reporting all defects to be repaired as soon as possible.

 

You will have a flexible attitude to your work as you will be working a variety of rotas in the role to cover our working window. Once fully trained in the role you may be asked to take part in an out of hour’s standby rota, therefore flexibility is an essential requirement of this role.

 

Skills and experience required

  • A full valid EU driving licence and a Heavy Goods Vehicle licence C.
  • Experience of driving vehicles with a liquid load.
  • Jet-Vac vehicle operation experience.
  • High Pressure Water Jetting experience.
  • A strong Health & Safety background.
  • It is essential that you have a practical mindset, enjoy working outdoors and be comfortable taking a hands-on approach to work tasks
  • Ability to find faults and diagnose the root cause of an issue.
  • Competent in the use of IT systems.
  • The ability to be proactive and take ownership of issues, think through problems and work with others to solve them.
  • Good interpersonal skills to liaise with operational teams to complete the require work.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintains effective internal and external relationships.
  • A basic understanding of the Sewage Treatment Process.
  • Ideally you will have previous experience gained within wastewater.

 

What's in it for you?

 

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

 

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on-line and complete the application process and submitting your CV.

 

Closing Date: 7 February 2021

Interviews will be confirmed shortly

 

If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo a Basic Disclosure Check, through a Third-Party Company prior to commencing employment.

 

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: -

 

Yorkshire Water is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat

 

Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

 

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

 

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience, they never knew was possible.

 

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

 

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

 

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible

 

 

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: - 

Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Jet-Vac Technician