Jamie Ward, 22 has joined the team at SIRIS as a Trainee Service & Calibration Engineer.
Working across a number of tasks and departments, Jamie will be assisting the Projects team on their flow monitoring work for a range of clients.
“I wanted a career that really allowed me to challenge myself both practically and mentally. I have always preferred working in a physical environment, but wanted a career that would challenge me cognitively as well. SIRIS is the perfect blend of theory and practicality – it is great being part of a team that is able to build solutions to client needs in this way – it is satisfying knowing you have been able to help someone.”
After school Jamie initially pursued a career teaching PE in primary schools but after the pandemic interrupted his path he moved into working in local logistics from 2020-2022. Jamie knew that a hands-on role where he was able to problem solve was suited to him and didn’t hesitate to apply when he saw the SIRIS role advertised.
What will Jamie be doing?
Initially Jamie has so far mainly been based at the North East headquarters, learning the workshop skills and training in the company processes. There has also been the chance to head out to some client sites with different members of the team and, of course, the start of studying some of the complex calculations and equations that go into building flow monitoring systems.
“There is a lot to absorb, but I am really enjoying learning lots of new things. The knowledge of the team is immense and I feel lucky that I am learning a trade with so much expertise and added value. I can’t wait until I’m able to be out on site installing the solutions.”
Nick Richardson says…
“Our MCERTS-accredited venturi flumes are the universal choice for measuring in-flow to sewage treatment works. We offer a range of flumes in different sizes to suit a variety of applications – including smaller flumes which can be used for final effluent flow measurement or clean water discharge applications with low flow rates.”