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8 months ago
Thames Water Utilities Limited
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Thames Water Recruitment Team
Sector: Operations
Category: Water Engineer Jobs

What is the purpose of the role?

In this role you will be responsible for the day to day management and effective targeting of active leakage detection within your appointed region. You will actively prioritise the repair backlog to help optimise delivery of the active and visible main and customer side leak repair activities.

What makes this role unique?

The role is an exciting role with different challenges happening on a daily basis. In this role, you are a key member of the team; who is responsible person for highlighting issues related to the leakage related suite of assets. This is a crucial role for leakage, day to day understanding of the areas. You will be part of team that helps deliver a unique service to our 14 million customers and join at a ground-breaking time for the water industry. Starting within the Infrastructure Alliance which was established in April 2015, it is an exciting time to join.

What will this role involve?

The Analyst will:

Provide support to various operational teams; including metering queries crucial for managing the network.

Report and raise jobs for all faulty commercial logger and prioritisations loggers as required; a key activity which will assist detection targeting work.

Detect day to day leakage targeting in your appointed region utilising a range of systems.

Locate jobs and raise notifications in a timely manner to ensure jobs are raised as quickly as possible.

Raise and assign work to field services, and then proceed with managing the contractor's performance.

Assist the Netbase administrator with data optimisation activities to ensure that the data on all our systems is fit for purpose and accurate.

Support the engineers by routinely running reports to highlight key areas to focus on

Assist the engineer with desk top exercises to improve operability.

This can be through identification and prioritisation of field based validation activity or desktop activity to highlight anomalies to address operability issues or function set changes.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone with a background in leakage or who has an understanding of clean water networks. The ideal candidate will have experience using SAP or GIS systems and you must be a confident Microsoft Excel user. You will have strong communication skills and will be confident organising your work load effectively with good time management abilities. An analytical mind and approach to work is the key for this role as well as the ability to manage a varied workload at one time. This role is an exciting opportunity which has arisen within the Infrastructure Alliance (IA) contract with Thames Water. The role will be advertised by Thames Water, Kier, Clancy Docwra, Morrison Utility Services and J Murphy & Sons. By applying for this role, you give your consent for your application details to be shared for recruitment purposes with these companies

Thames Water information and salary details

This role is offering a salary between of £29,000 and £32,000, depending on skills and experience, and will be based out of our Deephams site in north London. Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 13/7/2018.

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