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About The Role

Morrison Utility Services are currently looking to recruit a Trainee Water Distribution Network Operator to work on our Caledonia Water Alliance contract in Scotland.

Caledonia Water Alliance is a partnership between Aecom and Morrison Utility Services to support the delivery of the Scottish Water Capital Investment programme and is responsible for delivering £360 million of clean water infrastructure. Our services consist of programme management, design and rehabilitation of the water network across the whole of Scotland.

As a Trainee Water Distribution Network Operator you will be part of our operations team who are responsible for operating valves on the distribution network and dealing with customers on site.

If you are interested in joining a dynamic and growing team driving project delivery through innovation and sustainable solutions then we are interested in hearing from you.

As the Trainee Water Distribution Network Operator your duties & responsibilities will be:

  • Carry out pre-rehabilitation assessments, surveying/locating all valves and network apparatus (includes fire hydrants, stopcocks and air valves, for accessibility and operation)
  • Attend Operations/Communications meetings prior to work commencing
  • Work with the Site Manager on the weekly programme of work
  • Liaise with Scottish Water operational staff on all works and DOM's procedures
  • Carry out valving operations
  • Chlorinate and sample the water main after the work has been carried out
  • Hand deliver customer notifications and deal with any issues arising

Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Focus on all aspects of Health & Safety on sites
  • Build strong customer relationships and promote customer focus
  • Ability to think about risk and impact and problem solve
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • High attention to detail

What’s in it for you:

  • 21 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Company van and fuel card (business use only)
About The Company
 Morrison Utility Services is the UK’s largest provider of essential infrastructure services through long-term framework agreements to the electricity, water, gas and telecom sectors across the UK & Ireland.  Our workforce operates 24/7, in local communities to keep people connected, households and businesses warm, taps flowing and the lights on.

We aim to be the employer of choice in the Utility Services sector.  Our continued growth and success is creating opportunities for fulfilling and rewarding roles, making the best use of our people’s skills and expertise.  We want our people to have a positive impact on customers, communities and our clients every day.  We invest in training our people, developing leadership capabilities to create ambassadors not just employees.  Through strong leadership, teamwork and mutual support we want our business to thrive on a happy, healthy and, most importantly, safe workforce.

‘M Group Services values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to equal opportunities.