Water Leakage Engineer

Full Time Permanent

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Water Leakage Engineer



Salary negotiable – Dependent on Experience + Company Benefits

The Client

Our client is a connected global professional services firm of 5,600 people. Operating in 125 countries they’re as diverse as the communities and clients they represent. Together, they define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

The Responsibilities

* Reporting to the Team Leader, you will ensure the delivery of leakage reduction by using your expertise to resolve complex operational issues that will include:

* Detecting both proactive and reactive leaks on clients’ network using a combination of methods

* Assess, diagnose, and determine the most appropriate solution to reduce leakage and fully support the delivery of regulatory targets

* Work to pinpoint leakage with a level of accuracy that delivers a great service for clients

* Ensuring that Health and Safety is maintained

* Achieving KPI targets and delivering leakage detection/reduction within DMA’s

* Attending excavations requested by R&M to assist leak location

* Undertaking training and completing risk assessments and method statements when necessary

* Training and mentoring assistant leakage Technicians

* Ensuring clients leakage targets are achieved and performance is maintained

* Attending monthly team briefs and toolbox talks

* Assuming responsibility for general admin tasks, i.e. electronic timesheets submissions, weekly vehicle checks and defect reporting

* Forming and maintaining excellent working relationships with colleagues, contractors and the client

The Requirements

* At least 2 years’ experience working in a similar role and able to understand water network schematics and plans

* Good all-round knowledge of Water Network Hydraulics, Leakage Detection Techniques, Monitoring and reporting of Leakage Levels and other issues associated with the Clean Water Industry

* Good understanding of Leak Noise Correlators

* Knowledge of utility tracing, noise logging and step-testing planning/operation

* Experience of leakage monitoring – pressure/flow and flow data capture techniques and methods

* Ability to quickly learn new theories, techniques and working methods

* Able to work well under pressure and to conflicting deadlines whilst maintaining attention to detail and high levels of standards

* Team player, flexible, co-operative attitude to working and giving and receiving help and sharing knowledge

* Able to follow procedures and is compliant

* Committed to continued personal development

* Committed to following safe methods of working without question

* Customer focussed and able to build and maintain great working relationships

* Able to work quickly and accurately report on findings

* Flexible and adaptable with a can-do attitude

* Full UK driving licence

* Mandatory drugs and alcohol testing is required for this role, and you will also need to undertake a Disclosure and Barring service check.

The Rewards

Our clients employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 18 days holiday + bank holidays, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and a brand new BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards

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