Civil Assets Health Lead (Water/Wastewater)

Zoek Pin Ashford, Derbyshire, England

£40000 - £58000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

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About the role:

Reporting to the Reservoir Safety and Asset Condition Manager, as the Civil Asset Health Lead for either water or wastewater, you will lead the condition assessment process for large civil assets within the business.

You will define, manage, and support in the undertaking and reporting of conditional assessment of all large civil assets and support in the definition of remedial works and investment requirements. You will act as a technical lead for civil condition assessment on water or wastewater assets and provide an overview for corporate governance in this area.

You will manage, guide and support a team of 5-10 engineers to achieve agreed objectives, providing leadership and development and wider support of the Reservoir Safety Team. You will be responsible for ensuring that there is a strong focus within the team on health and safety.

Working in a collaborative team, key areas of accountability will include:

Define the set of civil assets within the water or wastewater business and implement an appropriate condition assessment and inspection programme.
Provide an overview of civil asset condition for the business to inform the corporate governance processes.
Undertake asset inspections, produce technical reports, and define remedial requirements resulting from asset inspections.
Monitor and report on the performance of the assessment condition programme against key performance indicators and other relevant measures, taking corrective action as necessary.
Implement business and technical developments to improve business performance.
Develop policies, standards, systems, and processes in asset condition assessment and provide the business with guidance and support relating to asset assessment.
Manage and develop key stakeholder relationships to improve business performance.
Gain experience and knowledge to become a Supervising Panel Engineer under the Reservoirs Act be successful, you will have the following skills and experience:

Preferably a graduate in Civil Engineering, typically with relevant work experience and either chartered or working towards chartered status
Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers
Good people management and leadership skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills – written and verbal
Fully competent at using the appropriate Company IT systems and Office software
Valid driving licenceWhat’s in it for you?

This role offers a great opportunity to work with a broad set of unique assets varying in ages from the 1600s to the modern day. You will be responsible for a newly created team within Thames Water which will lead the way on asset condition assessment.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service and a wider benefits scheme. This includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans, voucher scheme giving you money off in major retail outlets, loyalty awards for continuous service plus much more, including our referral scheme, where you can receive £750 for helping someone get a permanent position within the company. The base location is flexible for this role. Remote working and flexible hours will also be considered.

We’re also proud to be here for our local community, offering everyone two days of paid volunteer leave a year, as well as proudly supporting a lot of local events and charities.

About us:

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to millions of customers by supplying billion litres of world-class water to around 10 million homes.

As our world changes, the need to take care of our most precious resource is greater than ever, both locally and globally. That’s why, 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. We’re passionate about providing world-class tap water, now and for the future.

We’re also turning waste into power, self-generating 20% of the energy we use and, in turn, doing our bit for the planet. We’re reducing plastic waste by celebrating our tap water and rolling out an ambitious water fountain project. We’re using our voice to lobby for change and partnering with WaterAid to provide clean water to the world’s poorest communities.

Together, we’re building a better future for our customers, our region and our planet.
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, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and leading the way with an award-winning mental health and wellbeing strategy

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