Wastewater Asset Planner

Website AdvanceTRS Advance Training and Recruitment Services

Technical recruiters for the built environment

Job Title: Wastewater Asset Planner

Location: Based at Chichester. 1-2 times per week in the Chichester office and 1-2 site visits in the Hampshire / Isle of Wight region per month.

Skills & Experience

  • Engineering or Environmental Honours Degree.
  • Asset Management qualification / professional association preferred
  • IT / technical modelling experience
  • Experience and technical expertise in a utility / asset management
  • Ability to evaluate and model complex regulatory & serviceability issues and information
  • Understanding of Water Industry regulatory framework and OFWAT’s business model
  • Proven self-management experience
  • Excellent communication and verbal and written reasoning skills
  • Highly numerate with competent IT skills
  • Strategic and analytical thinker

Main purpose of the role

Involvement in utilising our clients’ existing asset management systems and processes to establish industry-leading asset management practices, ensuring such processes that feed the Regulatory Business Plan become business as usual. Identifying and prioritizing asset needs using advanced asset planning tools, including scenario planning, modelling, and interpretation of results versus specific output and serviceability performance targets.

Main duties

  • Liaise with the Data team to ensure the Data Improvement programme delivers appropriate information to feed the asset planning system
  • Perform the asset planning process under the guidance of the Planning Manager, modelling scenarios and interpreting the investment requirements necessary to deliver the necessary Outputs and Serviceability performance to ensure the highest possible AMA score
  • Input to the development and optimisation of the Capital programme to deliver the above outputs and serviceability performance at the lowest whole life cost
  • Ensure the timely delivery of output briefs to the Solutions team
  • Maintain strong links with the Regulatory business planning team

The role demands an understanding of company drivers, outputs, and serviceability targets and the ability to understand the technical aspects of the relevant discipline. The role also requires high levels of analytical and IT skill to maximize the effectiveness of asset planning/modelling tools.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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