Asset Inspector – Asset Performance Team

Leigh, Tonbridge, Kent
12 Jun 2017
25 Jun 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Asset Inspector – Asset Performance Team

Asset Performance Team (APT)

Base location: Leigh, Tonbridge, Kent

Our assets are a diverse range of flood defences, earth banks, walls, pumping stations, flood storage reservoirs, sluices and control structures. They need constant management, maintenance and replacement. Asset Performance identifies, plans and commissions work to a range of teams to deliver, from contractors to our own workforce.

As an asset inspector you will have experience or training as well as interest in construction, civil, mechanical, electrical and allied engineering is important, this type of understanding under-pins much of the work we deliver. An appreciation of environmental issues and health and safety is desirable as we consider these in all that we do. A great deal of our work is generated using information technology, an ability to use hardware and software is important, knowledge of GIS is helpful.

In summary, you should have:

• Engineering qualification and/or practical experience (civil, mechanical/electrical);
• An appreciation of the asset management cycle
• Safety, Health & Environment experience and awareness;
• Comfortable using information technology and associated software; 
• Be able to work/communicate with staff and customers whom may be distant
• Keenness to learn and develop;
• Full driving license.

The team assesses our asset conditions, recording and managing that data to create programmes of work. Asset Performance talks directly with communities, landowners and partners informing and discussing the work we do with them. The team will plan the work so that it can be delivered safely, within budget and on time.

There are opportunities to get involved with incident management when flooding occurs. We have a flexible range of roles you can volunteer for and you’ll get all the training and support you need.

We offer fantastic benefits for our employees including for this role an annual leave allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays.

We also offer up to two days paid environmental outcome days each year. These give you the opportunity to take part in community activities with a clear environmental outcome for people and wildlife.

We also offer up to 12.5% pension contributions and an employer contribution of 18.5% which is an incredibly generous scheme.

The starting salary for this role is £22,211.

For further information and to apply for the role please click the apply button.

We are fully committed to having an inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.

Diversity: it’s in our nature.