SHP Reservoir Supervisor in United Kingdom

at SSE
Location United Kingdom
Date Posted July 9, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


BerkshirePermanentLocation: Slough

Salary: Competitive Package including Annual Incentive and Excellent Benefit

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

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. As the SHP Reservoir Supervisor will have a clear understanding of water legislation and standards and the potential problems and risks on reservoir sites.

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 are sufficient to cope with our customer demand. You will also work 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.

Your Skills and Experience

The SHP Reservoir Supervisor will have the ability to establish maintenance and monitoring procedures for conducting asset inspections and surveys. You should also be familiar with systems to ensure personal safety when lone working at remote sites.

To be considered for the role, you must have solid industry experience from a water background and have thorough knowledge of associated safety practices within this sector. You will have knowledge of procedures for reporting defects and emergencies

You will be a confident communicator, both written and verbally to deal with internal and external stakeholders. You will also can work on your own initiative but have a fantastic team ethic.

Within the role, you will also oversee subcontractors on site and therefore previous people management skills are also required.

The ideal candidate will be well organised with an analytical mind; exceptional attention to detail and the ability to multitask and complete successfully complex functions while more importantly knowing how to prioritise proposals in terms of the overall business benefit.

You will also have good computer skills, report and procedure writing skills and the basic use of spreadsheets.

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 several 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: 23rd July 2019

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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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