Network Technicians - Water Industry

RPS Group Plc

Network Technicians - Water Industry

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RPS Group Plc, Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 1 week ago, 6 Jun | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 908de4b65e2b4c1f8236b01c7bfc2710

Full Job Description

Do you have a full driving license and preferably experience in the water industry with a background in water networks and water operations? Or keen to learn and start a career in the water industry?

Would you like to join a company where you will be given training on varied projects and work streams and the opportunity for career progression?

Come and join our team and truly make a difference to the future of water!

We have a diverse range of field-based work streams we are looking to grow:

Network modelling field tests
Flow and pressure tests
Water impact assessments
Water network investigations and operations
Leakage Investigations
Asset surveys
Water quality monitoring, sampling, investigations and interventions

We have opportunities available that are suitable for all levels of experience and qualifications from Assistant Technicians through to Senior Technicians and Network Engineers.

Current positions available include:

Grade 1 - Assistant Network Technicians (No experience required)
Grade 2 - Network Technicians
Grade 3 - Senior Network Technicians
Grade 4 - Network Engineers

You must be confident and enjoy working outdoors, sometimes in remote environments in all weathers.
Health and safety culture - ability to risk assess, spot hazards and identify control measures to allow safe working.
Flexibility to work away from home when required.
Ambitious, solution focused, "can-do" attitude.
You will be relied on to use your own initiative, be well organised and be able to balance delivering a range of tasks.
Deliver high quality outputs and accurate reporting to schedule.
Competent IT skills as all data capture and progress reporting is electronic
Working to policies and procedures.
Must always communicate openly and honestly.
Team working but equally confident working alone.
A full UK driving license is required for this role.
Contribute to a well-rounded and highly skilled team to help meet KPIs and grow the business.

What we offer you

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly, and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects., Disability Confident
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Representing an exciting new chapter in our business, on 24 January 2023 RPS became a Tetra Tech company. With 27,000 employees in more than 550 offices in more than 120 countries on seven continents, Tetra Tech is a leading, global provider of consulting and engineering services. As a Tetra Tech company, RPS is proud to offer our people market-leading development and project opportunities, helping to solve some of the world's most complex problems.

About RPS Water Technical:
It's an exciting time to be working for our UK Water business as workload in the water market really takes off. With a broad portfolio of long-term framework agreements in place, we are ideally placed to help our clients deliver on the challenges facing them over the coming years - whether that is reducing leakage, improving water quality, or improving the environment and levels of service to their customers.

Our Water business employs around 1000 highly skilled and motivated people working on projects for all of the water and sewerage companies across the UK, and most of the water-only companies. We deliver a full range of end to end water and wastewater services including data collection and analytics; modelling and risk analysis / optimisation; data visualisation and mapping; artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions; feasibility studies; outline and detailed design of capital solutions; and development of optimised, risk based, operational interventions.

Come and join our team and truly make a difference to the future of water!, We know we develop better solutions together.
That's why we're committed to ensuring Fairness, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do. For us to live our purpose of creating shared value and to deliver on our promise to 'make complex easy' - for us and for our clients, we continue to build a culture where different working styles and experiences can thrive to achieve exceptional results.

We're proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with Inclusive Employers. We're also proud to support reservists and their families, having signed the Armed Forces Covenant. An inclusive culture enables our people to do things differently, working in ways to suit them while delivering their best for RPS. That's why we've created working groups as true inclusion is a journey that involves learning, collaboration, and engagement.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments during the interview process, we can then make reasonable changes to support you in performing to the best of your ability.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits. We have a range of shift patterns available (early start, dayshift, nightshift). Standard 40hrs per week Mon to Friday with paid overtime when required.

About RPS Group

Why RPS?
We're a connected community, working together to achieve exceptional outcomes. We understand the need to work flexibly, empowering our people to create a work life balance that's right for them. We also understand the importance of collaboration and social connection in the office and field environments.