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Asset Engineer

Asset Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Angharad Isaac

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673751

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    5 years

  • Expiry date:


Waste Water Asset Engineer

Home/Flexible working with site visits across Wales

Covering West and South Wales across to Hereford

Contract – 5 year contract

£450 - £550 per day

Monday – Friday


Asset Engineer


Are you a Technical expert within waste water treatment? Do you have demonstrable experience covering Design, Commissioning, Operation and Asset management? Due to increased workload I am proud to bring to market this varied and stimulating role. As Asset Engineer you will play a lead role in identifying operational mitigation and asset needs with particular focus on quality and growth. Reporting directly to the Asset Manager your role as Asset Engineer will be providing essential services to customers across Wales making a major contribution to public health and to the protection of the Welsh environment.


As Asset Engineer you will be…..


  • Review and gain agreement/ sign off of business-critical proposals

  • Facilitate post project reviews, promote best practice, and look for innovation opportunities. Capture and share lessons learned with the wider business.

  • Interface with Operations, Asset Strategy and Delivery teams to ensure the Capital Investment Programme is targeted

  • Work closely with Wastewater Treatment operational teams to establish root cause of prioritised schemes, primarily on risks which affect the process performance in particular on quality and growth

  • Act as Client Liaison throughout the Capital Delivery process, seeing projects through from feasibility to project handover

  • Ensure that Operations are represented throughout the Capital Investment process and information communicated to them in a timely manner

  • Optimise performance, understand risk and prioritise investment in line with whole life cost

  • Use Investment Manager in conjunction with Wastewater Assets Risk Team to ensure a consistent risk scoring methodology is in place and is being correctly used throughout the AMP6 Gateway Process

  • Identify and implement best practice from across the business and assess opportunities for innovation alongside the IST, and lead on some innovation projects.

  • Identify areas for efficiency and Operational cost savings throughout the Investment Programme

  • Follow the requirements of the AMP6/7 Capital Delivery Processes acting as the Client on behalf of Operations throughout the gateway processes from Feasibility to Project Handover

  • Review and analyse asset performance data, compliance performance and maintenance records to identify courses of action and provide information to support Gateway decisions

  • Ensure operational mitigation for risks and needs are identified and communicated using the corporate system (Investment Manager)

  • Liaise with Waste Water Assets teams, Developer Services, operational and capital delivery teams to ensure their needs and

    concerns are addressed and promote the team’s services and expertise.

  • Influence solutions to ensure projects satisfy operational needs, are fit for purpose and to the required standard whilst achieving required statutory and business outputs

  • Provide reports to articulate risk and benefits delivered through capital interventions

  • Ensure lessons learnt / successes on projects completed are disseminated through the Waste Assets team and in Capital Delivery and Operations

  • Develop and maintain good, consistent working relationships with Operations, Capital Delivery and Alliance Partners

  • Establish root cause of needs that are to be progressed through the Gateway Process, ensuring the necessary documentation is completed for addition to the corporate system (Investment Manager) and is used to support Gateway decisions

  • Ensure outline costs for solutions (IB release) are realistic and generated by Unit Cost Database

  • Maintain good communication with the wider business

  • Summarise and document investigation data to support decision process

The experience and behaviours you’ll bring to the team will include….

  • A minimum of 5 years Waste Water treatment design experience

  • CSCS card holder

  • A full UK Driving licence

  • Problem solver

  • Process design experience

  • The ability to interpret data

  • A detailed knowledge of DCWW systems

  • Process commissioning experience

  • Highly IT literate

  • Detailed planning and enactment of site and survey work

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent


Are you up to the challenge?

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now. 

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.