Location
Scotland
City Town
Stepps
Department
Operations
Advertising Salary
Competitive plus benefits
About The Role

Caledonia Water Alliance is currently looking to recruit a Water Operations Technician to work on our Scottish Water contract across Scotland.

As a Water Operations Technician you will be part of our Operations Team who are responsible for rehabilitation of clean water mains throughout Scotland.

Caledonia Water Alliance is a partnership between AECOM and Morrison Water Services which will support the delivery of the SR21 Scottish Water Capital Investment Programme, a six-year water and wastewater infrastructure pan Scotland programme.

As a Water Operations Technician your duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Pre-rehabilitation assessment – surveying/locating all valves and network apparatus (incl hydrants, stopcocks, air valves and fire hydrants), for accessibility and operation, and also trace all services
  • Attend Operations/Communications meetings prior to work
  • Work with Site Manager on programme of work
  • Liaise with Scottish Water Operational staff on all work and DOMs procedures
  • Carry out valve operations
  • Chlorinate and sample water main after works
  • Deliver water samples to Scottish Water Laboratories
  • Assess work area and impact on customers and visit proactively to discuss work
  • Deal with and resolve any customer issue arising from the construction work
  • Complete all required paperwork on a daily/weekly basis for submission to office
  • Hand delivery of customer notifications
  • Full Driving Licence and willingness to travel throughout Scotland

Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Focus on all aspects of Health & Safety on sites
  • Ability to build relationships with Site Operatives
  • Ability to build customer relationships and deal with people from all backgrounds and in all situations
  • Ability to put the Customer at the heart of all CWA operations
  • Ability to think about risk and impact to customers and problem solve
  • Promote customer focus and inspire others to think ‘customer’
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Full Driving Licence and willingness to travel throughout Scotland

Desirable Requirements:

  • DOM’s 1-12/National Water Hygiene/DOM’s 13 certificates – training can be given

Additional Information:

  • You must possess a high degree of manual dexterity demonstrated through the use of hand tools.
  • You will be required to work outdoors in all weathers and be required to walk and stand on uneven ground. 
  • You must also be able to work within a confined space, without restriction.
  • Travel throughout Scotland will be required to work on operational sites.

What’s in it for you?

  • 21 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Company van and fuel card (business use only)
About The Company

M Group Services delivers a range of essential infrastructure services within the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors in the UK & Ireland. We have built and maintained relationships with our clients over a number of years and have a strong culture that continuously focuses on safety, operational delivery, efficiency and customer service. We are committed to profitable growth both organically and through acquisitions. M Group Services, a trusted employer to over 10,000 skilled specialists working from 240 locations, operates a divisional structure aligned with its end markets.

At M Group Services we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.

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