Asset Protection Technician

Severn Trent
£20k - 25k per year + Bonus & Benefit
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Severn Trent is a fast-moving FTSE 100 company, where innovative ideas and commercial progress are vital. Our 5,000 people care deeply about what we do: delivering an essential service to 8 million customers and protecting our region’s water today, tomorrow and in the long-term. Have a look through our current vacancies to see that opportunities are available. If you think you have something to offer then please apply today and be a part of our future. About the Role: As an Asset Protection Technician your role will be to help customers deliver acceptable development proposals without adversely affecting the performance of the existing clean water network. Whilst managing diversion and asset protection enquiries you will also keep a thorough daily record of all correspondence, liaise with external and internal stakeholders, and compile response letters to customers relating to diversion and asset protection matters. Other aspects of this Asset Protection Technician role include using professional judgment to provide detailed evaluation and approval or rejection of proposals to build over clean water asset proposals. Furthermore the successful candidate will liaise with Asset Creation and other teams, providing expert advice on any technical, legal and regulatory issues alike. About You: With experience of working within strict timescales, the successful candidate will also be experienced in organising and prioritising workloads, as well as managing risk. Building and developing effective relationships with both internal and external customers, and articulating complex arguments both verbally and in written work experience is necessary, whilst some knowledge of the construction industry is desirable. With a willingness to learn, and a proactive forward-looking approach to your work, the successful candidate will be expected to make educated judgements as well as constantly seeking out and making improvements for the whole supply train. With effective communication skills, you will involve others, and ensure to get their input in order to ensure the best outcome for STW. About Us: Severn Trent’s 8 million customers know that whatever the weather, whenever they turn on their taps, we’ll deliver high quality drinking water. Behind this 24-7 achievement is our strong Water team. They manage hundreds of river and reservoir systems, and 16 surface water treatment works to treat 1900 million litres of water every day, delivered through our 46,000 km network of water mains. Apply: Be part of the future of our company. In return, we offer some excellent rewards including 28 days holiday, Life Assurance, Pension with a company contribution of twice your personal contribution rate up to a maximum of 15%, Sharesave Scheme as well as Flexible benefits such as buying/selling holiday and discounted retail vouchers at competitive rates plus a performance reward scheme that lets you earn a great bonus if we do a truly awesome job meeting all our targets. This job was originally posted as