CLOSED! JOB VACANCY: Operations Technician – South Wales/Scottish Borders

Location: Ebbw Vale, South Wales & Scottish Borders, Scotland
Status: Permanent full-time role
Reports to: Operations Supervisor
Salary: Day rate of £86.35 plus overtime

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Duties will include:

  • Carry out repairs and maintenance of potable water tanks
  • Cleaning and disinfection of drained drinking water tanks and service reservoirs
  • Support in conducting pressure tests and full chlorination of water pipelines
  • Assist in inspecting and cleaning full water tanks using small robotic vehicles
  • Develop and maintain a great working relationship with clients
  • Ensure all health and safety processes are followed and all equipment used is maintained and exceptionally clean

Job Type

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Operations Technician to join our clients’ team based in the Ebbw Vale, South Wales and Scottish Borders, Scotland

Panton McLeod is a specialist water engineering firm providing inspections, cleaning and repairing inspections to the drinking water industry.

We are looking to recruit Operations Technicians with a ‘can do’ attitude.

Panton McLeod operates nationwide and requires a regular amount of travel. The successful applicants must, therefore, be flexible to work away as required by the company. We place an emphasis on a values-based work culture and pride ourselves on looking after our staff.

Panton McLeod Ltd’s recruitment process complies with our Equality and Diversity Policy at all stages.  A copy of which is available from Shelagh Briggs on request.  If you have a disability and require any reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process, include this within your application form.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications


  • Concrete works and building experience
  • The applicant must currently hold a valid Driving Licence
  • Flexibility to work overtime and weekends
  • Willingness to travel as part of the role and stay away overnight regularly

Desirable but not essential would be:

  • Proven experience from the Water or Utility industry, Confined Spaces, CSCS, and EUSR/DOMS water hygiene certificates. However, comprehensive training will be provided.

In return, we can give you:

  • A career in a successful business with an industry-leading reputation – at Panton McLeod we provide good opportunities for personal development and growth.
  • Supportive work environment – we strive to ensure honesty, trust and respect in all dealings with each other.
  • Remuneration package – including:
    Salary – Day rate of £86.35 plus overtime
    30 days paid annual leave
    Contributory pension – we will match any investment you make into the grouped stakeholder pension plan up to a maximum of 6% employer’s contribution

To apply for this position, please send over your CV to quoting ‘JOB VACANCY: Operations Techinican