Senior Leakage Technician

Region:
South West
Vicinity:
Cornwall
Industry Sector:
Water Jobs
Job Category:
Engineering, Building Services Engineer, Civil Engineer, Construction Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Measurement & Control Engineer, Structural Engineer
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Graduate/Higher diploma
Salary:
£20,941 to £20,941 per annum
Salary Description:
20941 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted:
23/10/2018
Start Date:
Asap
Recruiter:
South West Water
Job Ref:
SWW-308/18

Are you a highly experienced Leakage Technician looking for a new challenge?

South West Water provide reliable, efficient and high quality drinking water and waste water services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join South West Water as a Senior Leakage Technician based in Tolgus in Redruth.

The Role

The role of the Senior Leakage Technician is to investigate and resolve difficult leakage issues, to mentor both Leakage Detectors and Technicians and to assist in the maintenance of key assets vital to leakage control; such as meters and PRV's. Duties include:

 *Reducing leakage from the company's potable water network *Locating and pin-pointing leak positions *Tracing the route of water pipes and fittings *Planning and executing ‘Step Tests' and zero flow pressure tests, ensuring all relevant notifications/authorisations are issued/received *Assisting in the servicing and maintenance of leakage meters and pressure reducing valves *Programming and deploying data loggers (including undertaking signal strength tests) *Liaising with Customer Leakage Team to resolve complex leakage issues from customer's pipe work *Mentoring Leakage Detectors and Technicians to ensure best practice at all times *Substitution duties in absence of Asset Technician *Undertake all work with due care and consideration for health and safety

The Ideal Senior Leakage Technician:

 *National Water Hygiene Certificate, NRSWA – Unit 2, Manual Handling, COSHH, ‘Confined Space' awareness, Basic first aid and valve operations training *Extensive experience in all modern methods of leakage control and equipment *Extensive experience in the operation of water supply networks *Proficient in the planning and execution of step tests and zero flow pressure tests *Proven ability to mentor teams and individuals *Full UK Driving Licence *A flexible approach to working hours which includes participation in a standby rotation

Rewards & Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Senior Leakage Technician, we can offer a Competitive salary of £20,941 per annum and a range of excellent benefits, working within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

If you have the skills and experience to join our team as a Senior Leakage Technician, click apply today.

Closing Date:
04/12/2018

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