Having recently expanded our services and by winning new client contracts, we have broadened our horizons and are now able to welcome additional permanent employees to join our team of like-minded, ambitious and skilled Clean Water Network Field Technicians and more.

We offer our ever-growing list of client’s professional project management services and believe we are leaders in the industry in providing expert knowledge on clean water asset services for London and the South East.

We offer an adaptable hours system and ample opportunities for earning overtime. As a growing business we pride ourselves in our positive and supportive culture whereby our staff are truly valued. Every day Veriflo brings new challenges and no day is the same.

With our dedicated training and development team on hand, we provide continuous development for those at all levels who are determined to reach their personal professional goals.

Apprentice Field Technician

Our two-year, level 3 Diploma is achieved through work-based learning. You will spend 20% of your time in a formal training environment with both internal and external training providers. A further 80% of your time will be spent in the field where you will be able to put theory into practice and gain valuable on the job skills that will reinforce the knowledge you have learnt in the classroom. Through this Water Process Technician apprenticeship, you will be given the opportunity to work on reservoir outages, chlorination projects as well as other high-profile national engineering projects.

Application deadline: 15th March 2021

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WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

You will learn how to:

  • Analyse and Assess network performance measures e.g. water pressure, flows and leakage.
  • Investigate and identify resolutions to network performance issues
  • Apply procedures and their control measures to the network to minimise the risk of supply interruptions to customers
  • Maintain network, equipment and systems including pumps and control valves
  • Where required act as Supervisor of Street Works, ensuring the safety of pedestrians, vehicles and site staff.
  • Use technical knowledge to operate electronic location equipment to identify and locate underground cables
  • Use hydraulic theories and principles to carry out fault diagnosis on water networks
  • Plan network operations ensuring water mains and water service pipe couplings and method are suitable for use
  • Authorise valve operations on water networks in accordance with operations and maintenance strategies and procedures.
  • Carry out valve operations giving due consideration to impact on customers, ensuring continuity of supply and minimising water quality problems.

Additional skills and training provided to you will include:

  • EUSR – National Water Hygiene
  • NRSWA – Unit 2 signing, lighting and guarding
  • Valve Operations
  • SHEA Water – Safety Health and Environmental Awareness
  • Confined spaces training
  • First Aid

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • You will be enthusiastic, hardworking, and a great communicator.
  • You will be ambitious and have a desire to drive your career forward.
  • You will be committed to following safety guidelines and possess a high attention to detail
  • Ideally, you will have GCSE grade 4 (grade C) or above in Maths and English.
  • You will be happy to work outdoors in all weathers – uniform and Protective equipment is provided to your safety and comfort.
  • You will be willing to travel and work around London by public transport
  • Full UK Driving License – Desirable for apprenticeship, required for continued employment as a Clean Water Field Technician (following successful apprenticeship).

BENEFITS OF YOUR APPRENTICESHIP WITH VERIFLO:

  • Competitive apprentice salary: £14,000 per annum (to be increased after first year)
  • Competitive overtime scheme
  • Company mobile phone
  • All tools and equipment
  • Travel expenses – paid in advance whether possible
  • Full Uniform and PPE
  • 2 staff events annually
  • Enhanced company pension scheme

AFTER YOUR APPRENTICESHIP

It is our intention to offer all apprentices continued employment opportunities following a successful completion of the apprenticeship. We pride the knowledge and expertise of our team and believe it to be an integral part of our business, we therefore invest in all our employees by offering continuous training opportunities through shared learning and external training providers, ultimately leading to career development.

Veriflo is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made in order for you to attend an interview, please do let us know and we will be happy to accommodate.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an assessment day/interview.

All employment offers subject to satisfactory Alcohol and Drug testing and DBS check.

TO APPLY:

Please apply directly to Kelly Grayland, HR Officer, by clicking the “Apply” button above ensuring that you send an up to date CV and a cover letter stating why you would like to be considered for this opportunity. For any questions, please call 07849 087 565.

Application deadline: 15th March 2021

Interview date: 31st March 2021

Water Network Field Technician

Description of the role:

This is a varied field based role primarily based in and around the M25, however work in the Thames Valley region will be required at times.

We are seeking a candidate who is able to share their experience and leadership with the team and is flexible to reactive and at times short notice requests for field support often in relation to urgent or large main isolations, disinfections and water quality events.

You will be required to undertaken day to day activities across a multitude of our clean water services primarily focused on asset verification, DMA validation, operability testing, trunk main isolations, logger and probe deployments providing technical hands on support.

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DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE CONTINUED:

You will carry out DMA flow and pressure tests and utilize your experience in optimisation techniques to spot anomalies, find resolutions and ensure a safe result.

It is essential that to ensure water quality standards and health and safety compliance protocols including asset management standards, Health & Safety and Streetworks legislation are adhered to at all times.

Familiarity with ARC GIS and software reporting tools are essential, whereby daily point of work risk assessments and site survey reports will require accurate client-ready completion.

 

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION:

Personal attributes we are looking for in a candidate are:

  • Consistent, reliable and health and safety consciousness
  • A proven track record of owning or leading tasks and activities
  • A drive to see jobs through to a resolution
  • Willing to work flexibly, including day and night shifts as required
  • A methodical, measured approach to your work
  • An eagerness to work collaboratively with all those in the team, field and office
  • A strong ability to communicate effectively.

EXPERIENCE:

Significant and relevant experience in leading clean water network operations and activities including:

  • Experience in water event response work
  • Reactive and safe site set ups
  • Valve Operations on Trunk Main Network
  • Large main and leak Isolations
  • DMA validation and step testing

QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills and qualification including the following:

  • Valve Operations including CALM Networks
  • NRSWA Signing, Lighting and Guarding (Streetworks)
  • EUSR Water Hygiene (Blue Card) and SHEA Water (desirable)
  • Qualifications in Health and Safety management, ideally NEBOSH or IOSH qualified (desirable)
  • Confined space entry (desired)
  • Full UK driving licence

THE PACKAGE:

Salary: Competitive and dependent on experience, plus pension and overtime

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, minimum 45 hours per week including door to door travel

Night Work: Approximately 1 in 4 required

Enhanced Pay: Overtime paid at time and a half over normal working hours including travel.

Allowances: Staying away from home allowance when required

Holiday: 28 days per annum incl. UK bank holiday, long service holiday enhancement

Vehicle & Assets: Commercial van plus fuel charge and toll charges paid upfront. Smart phone and tablet

Mandatory Requirements

Ensure all work is undertaken in accordance with operational standards, health and safety requirements, water quality standards, contract conditions, plan specifications, quality management system, legislation, other rules and regulations, and the companies best practice procedures.

For full details of this role please apply or contact Kelly at kgrayland@veriflo.co.uk

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COMMISSIONING FIELD TECHNICIAN

Description of the role:

This is a varied field based role primarily based in and around the M25, however work in the Thames Valley region will be required at times.

This is a developing role that has potential to grow and expand, so the successful applicant will be able to support this growth and be adaptable in supporting other areas of the field-based activities during this period.

You will be required to focus your hands-on main laying and commissioning  experience in delivering on-site disinfections, pressure testing and water quality services. The ability to read and interpret GIS water main and asset plans is essential.

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DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE CONTINUED:

The role requires the successful applicant to lead on safe working site set ups including risk assessment and mitigation, chemical dosing, monitoring, sampling and  record keeping.

We are seeking a candidate who is able to share their experience with the team, who is flexible and can be reactive at short notice for field support.

During this period of growth there will be times when the role requires other clean water duties to be undertaken such as; asset verification, DMA validation, operability testing, trunk main isolations, logger and probe deployments. Coaching will be provided as required.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION:

Personal attributes we are looking for in a candidate are:

  • Consistent, reliable and health and safety consciousness
  • A proven track record of owning or leading tasks and activities
  • A drive to see jobs through to a resolution
  • Willing to work flexibly, including day and night shifts as required
  • A methodical, measured approach to your work
  • An eagerness to work collaboratively with all those in the team, field and office
  • A strong ability to communicate effectively.

EXPERIENCE:

Significant and relevant experience in leading clean water network operations and activities including:

  • Experience in water event response work, pressure testing, mains laying or commissioning
  • Large site set ups typically on construction sites or highway works with extensive traffic management layouts
  • Valve Operations on Trunk Main Networks
  • Large main and leak Isolations
  • Proficient in the use of information technology e.g. tablets / toughbooks

QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills and qualification include the following:

  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS)
  • NRSWA Signing, Lighting and Guarding (Streetworks)
  • SHEA and EUSR Water Hygiene (Blue card)
  • Valve Operations including CALM Networks
  • Confined space entry
  • Pressure testing / mains disinfection
  • Full UK driving licence

Gaps in qualifications can be provided for the right candidate

THE PACKAGE:

 Salary:                                Competitive and dependent on experience, plus pension and overtime

Working Hours:                  Monday to Friday, minimum 45 hours per week including door to door travel

Night Work:                       Approximately 1 in 4 required

Enhanced Pay:                   Overtime paid at time and a half over normal working hours including travel.

Allowances:                       Staying away from home allowance when required

Holiday:                             28 days per annum incl. UK bank holiday, long service holiday enhancement

Vehicle & Assets:               Commercial van plus fuel charge and toll charges paid upfront. Smart phone and tablet

Mandatory Requirements

Ensure all work is undertaken in accordance with operational standards, health and safety requirements, water quality standards, contract conditions, plan specifications, quality management system, legislation, other rules and regulations, and the companies best practice procedures.

For full details of this role please apply or contact Kelly at kgrayland@veriflo.co.uk

 

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All successful candidates will undergo background checks.