Installation Operative - Water Utilities

Job Title: Installation Operative - Water Utilities
Job Reference: SC/HQ00559011

Location: London
Job Type: Temporary

£10 - £12 per hour
Sector: Utilities

Posted 8 days ago

  • Installation Operative – Water Utilities
  • £10 - £11 per hour
  • 3 month rolling contract starting 6th July 2020
  • Role based within M25 corridor

We are looking for a Water Utilities Installation Operative to assist with a contract of work within the Thames Water Utilities Area so majority within the M25 corridor. There are a couple of sites outside the M25 (Oxfordshire, Wiltshire) so travel will be required with possible nights away from home for the longer distance sites. You will be working in a team of 4


This is a Monday to Friday role working 8am – 6pm


You must have your own car to get to each job


The work will involve exchanging rubber membranes in sanitation aeration systems. The rings are unscrewed, and the rubber mat underneath is removed and replaced with a new one, then the ring screwed back in place.


The Water Pipe Fitter will need:-
  • Previous water industry experience
  • You must be physically fit and able; some of the work areas are accessed via ladder, harnesses and fall arrestors
  • You MUST have a CSCS general operatives card – this is essential
  • It would be an advantage if you have either IOSH safety training
  • It would be an advantage if you have City and Guilds Confined Space training
  • It would be an advantage if you have a Thames Valley Safety Passport
  • Have an understanding of their working environment; you will be working in sewage tanks and need to be comfortable with this environment
  • Strong health and safety awareness

If you are available and meet the above criteria please send your CV through for consideration. Thank you


Trevor  Lee


Trevor Lee

Managing Director

Having been in recruitment for 15 years, in 2006 I decided to form Jenrick Commercial (a new division of The Jenrick Group) and I have to say, it’s been one hell of a ride. Recruitment has changed drastically over the last 15 years, however, I’ve learnt that if you keep things simple, work hard, be honest and really understand your clients and candidates then you will do well.

My loves in life are my wife (Miriam) and my son (Toron). I’ve been married for nearly 20 years, so I was snapped up early (my wife clearly has good taste – or at least I like to think so!).

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2018 wasn’t a particularly straightforward year for many businesses around the UK, however despite this 2018 was another steady year for us as a business. We saw our business thrive and peak in 2017, with it being our best year ever, and 2018 saw us level on par with that. So for us as a business having this continuity in strength was reassuring and gave us confidence despite the media advertising otherwise due to Brexit.


In Quarter 4 we did see the usual reduction of volume of candidate’s applications. We do find this to be the norm prior to Christmas, many candidates often put aside looking for a new role in November until the New Year so this wasn’t a surprise. Although we did see a lull in candidate movement at the back end of the year, a point to note is that not one candidate we spoke to advised that they were staying put until after Brexit.


What has been a surprise is that normally we do see higher response of volume on applications and candidates looking for work at this point of the year, following the theme ‘New year, new career’, however applications have been far lighter compared to the start of 2018. This highlights that the war on good, quality talent is becoming even more difficult.


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Where’s the future at?


It goes without saying that Brexit will no doubt shape and define where the market goes. The likelihood is increasing that we will extend the negotiations and not leave as planned on the 29th March. While we are unsure as to how long the delay will be, it could dominate through to the end of 2019 meaning a steady and cautious, if not unpredictable, year.


Whatever the outcome is; a deal as planned, a delayed deal or even a no deal then we do foresee the market to the cautious throughout 2019. Obviously the sooner the decision is made then the more likely it will be that we will see stability in our industry and the overall market conditions of the UK bringing confidence back in and normality taking hold.


As most of our clients tend to sit within either; Technology, Professional Services, Financial Services we definitely haven’t seen any change with new opportunities, however the market is all around confident and if confidence is high then opportunity will flow.


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