Wessex Water

Leakage Technician Trainee

Wessex Water
Wessex Region
Circa £20,000
14 Nov 2018
12 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you like solving problems? Want to work for an industry leading organisation? If so, we have a great opportunity for you.

Wessex Water is the top performing water and sewerage company in the UK, serving 2.8 million customers across the south west of England. It is part of the Wessex Water Group, which comprises a number of other companies, alongside our regulated business, including engineering and construction, property development and waste management and renewable energy services.

As a leakage technician trainee, you will be responsible for deploying and collecting acoustic loggers, data analysis, carrying out reactive and proactive leak detection and monitoring the leakage system and logger deployment/collection. Working as part of a busy team, you will be trained to use a variety of techniques and equipment to find leaks in our network. Once fully trained you will liaise with other network staff about maintaining and improving the network system and zone, as well as reviewing flow alarms and calibrating and maintaining leakage equipment.

We're looking for a driven, hardworking and self-motivated individual who has the ability to learn new skills. As a leakage technician working in a busy environment, you will be able to work well alone or as part of a team. You will also have excellent time management and problem-solving skills. This is a customer-facing role, so you will need to demonstrate good customer service skills and good IT skills, as you will be dealing with internal systems on a daily basis. A flexible approach to working hours is a must as this role may involve planning and carrying out night work occasionally. A full driving license is essential as you will be driving as part of your role.

We have an excellent in-house training programme to assist developing motivated hardworking individuals into excellent leakage inspectors. 
In return, we offer a range of benefits including: 
* Defined contribution pension scheme. 
* Bonus scheme. 
* Heavily invested training and development programme. 
* Development support for further relevant qualifications. 
* Qualification linked pay increments, level 2 and 3 NVQ. 
* 24 days holiday rising to 28 with length of service. 
* Life insurance. 
* Childcare vouchers. 
* Discounts and cashback scheme from more than 1,200 high street and online suppliers.

Sound interesting? Please apply by clicking APPLY below quoting job reference REQ2457. The closing date is 26 November 2018. 

Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check.

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