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Water Operative

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About the opportunity:


We are currently looking for a permanent Water Operative to join our growing Operations department in Scotland region (central belt).


As a Water Assistant you will be required to work alongside your Team Leader in a safe and efficient manner to complete scheduled works that consists of pressure testing, sampling and tieing in connection of mains  in accordance with WIRS and water for Scotland. Follow all rules and codes of practice and be accountable for the health and safety of yourself and others when on and off site.


Could you power up your career with Energetics?


Your responsibilities:

  • Report near misses when on and off site
  • Keep work areas tidy and clear of debris
  • Follow Team Leaders instructions and guidance
  • Work safely and follow risk assessments and method statements.
  • Work with heavy machinery and plant.


Experience / Knowledge:


  • Previous experience pressure testing, chlorination and connections on water mains


  • Understanding of utility/ construction sector
  • NRSWA qualifications


  • DOMS 1-13
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Shea Water


  • NCO1 Water



  • Strong Communicator, Flexible, willing to adapt to new tasks and duties.
  • Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Organised, methodical approach to work with excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle all matters confidentially


We offer good benefits and remuneration packages, but most importantly, an enjoyable and rewarding place to work. We believe in rewarding our people well and there are plenty of career opportunities for the right person. 


In return of your hard work and dedication, we can offer you: 


Core Benefits: 

  • 25 days holiday, increasing after 2 years by 1 day each year up to 30 days, plus 9 public holidays
  • Holiday buy scheme
  • EV and ULEV salary sacrifice scheme (subject to minimum length of service)
  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme
  • Up to 7% employer pension contribution 
  • Life assurance (x4 annual basic salary) 
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Wagestream
  • Employee assistance programme

And once you have successfully completed your probation, you will have access to:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Company sick pay


At Last Mile Infrastructure, we are one of the UK’s largest Independent Network Owners, owning and operating in excess of 500,000 gas, electricity, water and wastewater connections serving residential and commercial customers.

Energetics Design & Build, as part of Last Mile, work with the UK’s leading housebuilders, construction firms and independent consulting companies. We provide gas, electricity and water connections to new residential and commercial developments for housing and construction customers across the North of England, North Wales, and Scotland.

It is our vision to be the UK’s leading independent multi-utility provider. People are our most valuable “asset” and therefore it is our mission to not only attract but retain the best talent to support delivery of our corporate business strategy and share our company’s success. To achieve this, we need to be at our very best in everything we do – and employ experienced, enthuastic and committed people.

At Energetics, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse working environment, where employee wellbeing is at the forefront in making sure our people feel valued. We provide tailored ongoing training and development, but most importantly, long term career opportunities for you to Grow With Us. If you are motivated to succeed and have a ‘can-do’ attitude, we would love to hear from you!


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