Wessex Water

Leakage Inspector

Wessex Water
Wessex Region
£22,700 to £29,866
14 Nov 2018
26 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description: 

Do you like solving problems? Have a good understanding of active leakage control and the water supply business? 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 inspector, you will be responsible for carrying out reactive and proactive leak detection, as well as monitoring the leakage system and data collection. Working as part of a busy team, 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. It will also be part of your role to participate in out of hours standby, meaning you will provide support to the business out of the usual working hours, in addition to planning and carrying out night work.

We're looking for a driven, self-motivated individual who has held a similar role but is now looking to develop their knowledge and experience further in an industry-leading organisation. We would like you to hold an NVQ Level 2 in leakage as well as an NRSWA certificate. Knowledge of noise, flow and pressure loggers, as well as the ability to interpret flow, pressure and noise date is desirable. As a leakage inspector 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 excellent IT skills, as you will be dealing with internal systems daily. A flexible approach to working hours is a must as this role may involve planning and carrying out night work occasionally. A clean, full driving license is essential as you will be driving as part of your role.

In return, we offer a range of benefits including: 
* Dedicated training plan. 
* Defined contribution pension scheme. 
* Bonus scheme. 
* Development support for further relevant qualifications. 
* Qualification linked pay increments. 
* 24 days holiday rising to 28 with length of service. 
* Life insurance. 
* 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 REQ002456. 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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