Quality Inspector (Mobile) - Longbridge Warwick

Pertemps Reading Commercial Associate
£9.50 - £10/hour
09 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Inspector (Mobile) required for one of the largest Utility companies. They recognise that investments in both employee development and working environment drive them forward as a modern, innovative and ultimately industry leading operation

Role objective:
• Responsible for the taking of water supply samples and carrying out on-site analyses for chemical and microbiological parameters taken at water treatment works, distribution service reservoirs and customer taps in compliance with the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2000 (2007) and for company operational purposes
• Sampling involves the visiting of company sites, customers' properties and public places. Each employee has a duty to: Work in a safe manner by complying with all relevant safe systems of work and represent the company in a professional manner
• Provide day-to-day support and cover to the Quality Inspector Team Leader

Key accountabilities:
• Ensure the company achieves 100% compliance in accordance with the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2000 (2007)
• Provide a statutory monitoring and analytical service operating 24/7 which meets industry standards and holds up to regulatory audit. Each has a responsibility at all times to comply with the policies and procedures contained in the Sampling Manual together with any associated documentation
• Provide technical advice and communication on existing regulations to support operational activities including advice to enable staff to achieve competence in these areas and partake in company out of hours stand-by duties attending to water quality and associated incidents and events
• Each employee has a duty to: Work in a safe manner by complying with all relevant safe systems of work including driving vehicles over long distances, and to work alone for long periods, and come into contact with potentially hazardous chemicals
• Undertake all sampling requirements including raw waters (surface waters and ground-waters), samples taken at different stages of treatment, dip samples from tanks and service reservoirs, hydrant samples and samples taken from other points within the distribution network, such as reservoir inlets, booster stations and re-chlorination stations
• To represent the company to a high professional standard when taking samples from customers in accordance with Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2000 (2007) and The Water Supply and Sewerage Services (Customer Service Standards) Regulations 2008

Experience Capabilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally

• GCSE Grade C or above in Maths, English and a scientific discipline or equivalent
• Clean and current Driving Licence (B BE C1 C1E D1 D1E FKLNP)
Minimum of 1 years experience in sampling or analysis of potable waters

Additional Information:
Pay rate: £9.77/hr
Location: Longbridge Warwick

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