SHP Reservoir Supervisor in Slough, United Kingdom

at SSE
Location Slough, United Kingdom
Date Posted April 22, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


PermanentLocation: Slough Power Station, Slough

Salary: Competitive Package including Annual Incentive and Excellent Benefit

Our role:
Slough Heat and Power (SHP) provides water and steam to the Slough Trading Estate by means of a private water network which is fed from our onsite reservoir.

This role will support the water network team by providing the supervision and day to day running of the reservoir and boreholes on the estate. You will have responsibility for ensuring that water levels remain sufficient to cope with our customer demand along with any unexpected demands on our supply (leakages and Fire Brigade emergency use for example) and ensuring the network remains fully compliant with the technical and regulatory requirements.

As part of the role, you would be expected to monitor any water quality issues reported by our customers and attend customer premises to carry out quality testing when required.

Skills and Experience:
Business Knowledge

A clear understanding of reservoir supervision, water legislation and standards
An understanding of potential problems and risks on reservoir sites
The ability to establish maintenance and monitoring procedures for conducting asset inspections and surveys
Familiar with systems to ensure personal safety when lone working at the reservoir / remote sites.

Essential Functional / Technical Skills

Knowledge of routine maintenance procedures and associated safety practices
Knowledge of procedures for reporting defects and emergencies
Strong focus on health and safety in the workplace
Experience in relating to customers as the first point of contact for customer queries
Overseeing of subcontractors on site
Computer skills, Report and procedure writing skills, basic use of spreadsheets
Solid industry experience with Qualification in Mechanical engineering preferred (Degree, HNC, C&G;)

Personal Attributes / Competencies

Excellent practical skills and able to self-supervise
Communications skills - good verbal and written skills - confident talking to customers
Ability to multitask and complete successfully complex functions exceeding expectations
Good organisational and analytical skills with excellent attention to detail
Ability to liaise and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
Ability to prioritise proposals in terms of overall business benefit

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Utilities deliver multi-utility infrastructure and distributed energy networks for large scale developments across the UK, offering market leading solutions for our customers' electricity, gas, water and heat needs. We can bring significant investment, providing a range of funding and asset management options for utility infrastructure projects.

Slough Heat and Power (SHP) provides electrical power to the Slough Trading Estate by means of a private electrical power network. It owns and operates a number of primary and secondary substations including 33kV, 11kV and LV assets. In addition, currently there are ~1000 customer networks under Enterprise control.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
Great share plans
Group Pension Plan
One day paid volunteering
Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 7th May 2019

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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