ICA Technician

  • Job Reference: 431558411-2
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Employer: Thames Water
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

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 Covid-19 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 will be doing
  • working in a multi-disciplinary team, alongside a range of operational teams such as systems, mechanical, and electrical technicians.
  • installing, modifying, and commissioning new plant equipment to relevant standards, and to diagnose and repair faults on systems and plants. Proactively identifying and reporting follow on work or areas for enhancement and delivering cost-effective improvements to assets and systems.
  • investigation into plant failures and the implementation of subsequent repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible
  • You will be responsible for providing specialist technical advice where appropriate with up-to-date technical knowledge
What we are looking for:
  • Experience with PLC's and SCADA systems and communication network systems, instrumentation including flow, level, pressure etc
  • Experience with variable speed drives (VSD's)
  • Ex areas and installations
  • Experience with reading and fault finding from circuit diagrams
  • Ideally, you will be qualified to HNC level or otherwise will have City and Guilds Part 2 or NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in an electrical subject.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to work in confined spaces with successful completion of the appropriate training
We're looking for you to:
  • Be a self-motivated individual that can immerse themselves into the team around them, you need to be very disciplined and have the desire to learn from those around you and have a can-do attitude. This role can be demanding at times but very rewarding too.
  • Take Ownership of responding quickly to faults, being curious to fully understand the problem and identify the best solution to resolve it first time
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to clearly interact with the team
  • Deliver exceptional service through an enthusiastic and positive approach, taking accountability for your role while working accurately and flexibly within a busy team
  • Teamwork - We are one team and our end goal are the same.
  • Proactive - take the lead on recommendations and improvements around site and communicate effectively.
What's in it for you!
Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 with the length of service and a wider benefits scheme.
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 are a Times Top 50 Employer for Women.
Click here to find out more about working at Thames Water