Construction Assurance Engineer

Thames Water
On application
May 24, 2022
May 25, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Who are we?Thames Water is the UK's largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km of pipes,keeping taps flowing and toilets flushing. At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to life, so our business is always open - and this matters even more through a pandemic.We're proud of the positive ways of working we've adopted during the pandemic, creating a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive. For our office-based roles, we're moving to a hybrid approach with various options across working from home, office, and our sites. We'll cover this during the assessment process.What you'll be doingYou'll be ensuring our contractors are delivering the required assets to the time, quality, and cost expected of them.You'll be involved during the design, construction, commissioning, and defects rectification period of the project. Ensuring buildability, efficient and effective delivery whilst safeguarding our site, compliance, and process., regulatory and statutory requirements while maximizing benefits to Thames Water.
  • You'll be reviewing contractor performance and ensuring projects are delivered efficiently
  • Promoting the Thames Water Three Zeros culture, monitoring contractor health and safety performance. Monitor and audit contractor Health and Safety performance against their Business Management System, and contractual and statutory obligations. Identify deficiencies; escalate and work with the contractor to improve
  • Supporting contractor and Operations liaison during the design process, promoting innovation, best practice, and compliance with quality standards; planning for system integration, operability, and maintainability
  • Chairing project meetings delegated by the Project Manager
We're looking for you to
  • Hold an HNC or above in an appropriate engineering subject or significant experience in a similar role
  • Hold a NEBOSH General or Construction Certificate or SMSTS
  • Have knowledge and realization of processes used in Water / Wastewater / Networks as appropriate
  • Understand the development of design, construction, and operation of infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects
  • Understand the delivery Forms of the Contract
  • Be strong in written and verbal communication and influencing
  • Hold a water Hygiene card (Blue Card)
What's in it for you?This is an exciting role with many tasks and avenues to undertake during your working day. You'll be overseeing all construction activities on your projects from conception to completion monitoring compliance with our asset standards, safety, environmental, and quality standards, and wider regulations.Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with a length of service, and a wider benefits scheme. Thames Water is a dynamic, rewarding, and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner. You'll enjoy a fulfilling career, flexible working arrangements, and great benefits if you join our team. We're also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion, and Disability Confident Leader and we're a Times Top 50 Employer for Women. Find out more about working at Thames Water.We deliver life's essential service so our customers, communities, and the environment can thrive. This means, that when a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of your role, you'll be asked to help our Instant Support Team to help our customers in their hour of need. This is incredibly rewarding, and you'll be given full training - it's also a great opportunity to learn more about our business and meet colleagues.Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is so we can manage all the applications properly and give candidates a positive experience. Once closed, we can't consider any further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.