Leakage Detection Manager

South West
Devon, Exeter
Industry Sector:
Waste Jobs, Water Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Hydro Jobs, Wastewater Jobs, Environment Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Energy Jobs, Water Treatment Jobs
Job Category:
Management, Manufacturing, Operations management, Production/Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Safety, Health & Environment, Water Engineering
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Education Level:
Please see job description
£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
40000£ - 45000£ Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date:
South West Water
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Do you have extensive experience of leakage detection and water network repair techniques?

South West Water provides reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater 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.

We now have an exciting opportunity to join one of the South West's leading employers as a Leakage Detection Manager to join our team, covering our East operational area.

What will you be doing?

As a Leakage Detection Manager, you will mitigate the impact of the natural rate of rise of leakage within the DMA estate across the SWW operating region. The role will be responsible for leading a team of Leakage Managers and Technicians in the delivery of over 25 Mld of water savings on an annual basis across the operating region.

The Leakage Detection Manager will ensure leakage delivery is aligned to the companies' leakage strategy and long-term vision and goals for leakage and demand management. The role will involve a high degree of contract/supplier management to ensure implementation of resources, equipment, materials and techniques are cost effective and productive.

The role will demand strong working relationships with the network services alliance team to ensure the promotion, prioritisation and repair of detected leaks is optimised to achieve leakage and demand related savings.

You will be required to take part in the Operations Duty Functional Manager Standby Rotation.

What do you need?

 *Good understanding of leak detection and repair techniques on water networks *Knowledgeable of techniques used to identify, pinpoint and repair leakage on customer supply pipes *An accomplished manager with a track record of delivering objectives to time, cost and quality measures *Wide reaching knowledge of leakage including understanding of the water balance, economic assessments, industry best practice, reporting guidelines and key industry stakeholders *Excellent working knowledge of water distribution systems & operational practices *Adaptable planning skills to ensure resources are managed effectively to deliver efficient outcomes *Able to cope with pressurised environments *IOSH, Health & Safety Qualifications would be beneficial *Full UK Driving Licence

What can South West water do for you?                                                               

In return for your hard work as our Leakage Detection Manager, we can offer a salary of £40,000 - £45,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience. We also offer a range of excellent benefits, working within 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 excel as our Leakage Detection Manager, click apply today.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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