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Principal Engineer - Water Non-Infrastructure ref:31102

Employer
Thames Water
Location
Reading
Salary
On application
Closing date
Aug 25, 2022
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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.What you'll be doingAs the Principal Engineer - Water Non-Infrastructure, you'll direct a team of circa. 10 Engineers, for projects relating to our water treatment and related assets to ensure that they are delivered to Thames Water's high standards with regard to health and safety, time, quality, and cost.The Principal Engineer - Water Non-Infrastructure provides the expertise needed to:
  • Provide design sign-off between Asset Management and Capital Delivery as the delivery stream dictates
  • Provide Technical assurance during the delivery, commissioning, and handover of assets
  • Drive the advancement of their engineering discipline
  • Input to and continuously improve Technical Asset Standards
  • Ensure and deliver the Engineering Regulatory compliance on relevant assets
The key accountabilities include:
  • Providing the technical input into de-risking Project Briefs to maximise value
  • Providing the technical sign-off and assurance during technical delivery including handover
  • Ensuring we are compliant with Engineering based regulatory requirements
  • Supporting the establishment of a cohesive, sustainable Engineering structure from graduate to industry experts that takes Thames Water's Engineering into AMP8 and beyond
What you should bring to the role:
  • Be a recognised leader in Engineering with considerable experience in the water industry
  • Have a strong understanding of the regulatory environment to achieve compliance with our Engineering requirements
  • Possess excellent leadership and communication skills both internally and externally
  • Possess the ability to collaborate, influence, and negotiate
  • Budget management experience
  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent in an Engineering discipline and with professional chartership
  • A passion for continuous professional development and a dynamic approach to driving diversity within Engineering at Thames Water
What's in it for you?As the largest UK water company, we inevitably have some of the largest and most exciting projects in the sector. This is a challenging, exciting, and high-profile role allowing you an opportunity to make an impact on our long-term ambitions whilst establishing a successful career within Thames Water.Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days of holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service, and a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.Thames Water is a dynamic,?rewarding,?and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner. If you join our team, you'll enjoy a fulfilling career, flexible working?arrangements?, and a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing. We're also proud to embrace and promote diversity and believe that creating a workforce that reflects the communities we serve will help us to thrive. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.Find out more about?working at Thames WaterWe 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 Team Thames, you'll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It's also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues, and a earn bit of extra money along the way.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.
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