Amec Foster Wheeler Technical Assistant in Knutsford, United Kingdom

Wood is recruiting for a Technical Assistant to be based at our Knutsford offices in Cheshire.

The successful applicant will provide technical assistance as requested by professional staff within the team or for clients, within the scope of competencies, and to deliver an acceptable product/outcome to the requester.

  • Successful execution of routine technical work, within the scope of competencies, to time and quality

  • Maintains technical competence within discipline/areas of capability

  • Develops capabilities to offer a wider range of technical support services

  • Is aware of and complies with the requirements of the relevant Quality Procedures or standards (e.g. document formats/layouts)

  • Maintains successful working relationships with other Wood staff and, to a limited extent, with clients

  • Works in a safe and sustainable manner and strives for continuous improvement in these areas

  • Good general level of education and technical competence in one or more specialised areas (preferably supported by formal qualifications, e.g. A-level, NVQ), such as maths, physics, computing, etc

  • Proficient in the use of standard IT packages (e.g. Microsoft Office) and knowledgeable of other common IT packages

  • Seeks to improve quality and efficiency of own work whilst identifying problems with current systems and propose solutions

  • Is able to plan own routine work and break down into logical components, to ensure completion to agreed quality and time scales

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with other staff and supervisor, and to a limited extent, with the client

  • Promotes teamwork and the sharing of knowledge and best practice

  • Being reliable, trustworthy and fair and treating others with respect

  • Demonstrates focus on customer care, committed to delivering on promises

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2017-19621

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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