about 1 month ago
Leakage Field Technician
Starting salary £23,600 per annum
40 Hours a week
Discover the company where you will make a difference!
Our top priority is to find and fix any leaks in our system – and to help customers plug leaks at home and at work too. Every day we have 300 people finding and fixing leaks and spend £14 million each year driving down leakage.
What will you be doing?
As a Leakage Field Technician in Northampton, your role is a crucial, without you our water supply would suffer and there would be a huge impact for our customers.
We are looking for you to carry out a full range of leak detection activities whilst providing a first class service to our customers. Responding to alarms and changes in statistical data, you’ll have a fully equipped van and travel to the areas within the water network where potential leaks have been identified in order to resolve them within agreed timescales.
This is a reactive and proactive role; you’ll support with planned maintenance and be the first on the scene to repair unexpected leaks. Developing your leak detection skills everyday, you’ll carry out sounding, correlating and using Enigma Correlating Noise Loggers to accurately detect water leaks on our network.
As a valued employee, you’ll be entitled to:
Personal private health care
23 days annual leave – rising with length of service
Access to a company vehicle, tools and all uniform and PPE
Competitive pension scheme – Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%
Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle.
What does it take to be a Leakage Field Technician?
You’ll be enthusiastic, hardworking and ambitious with a real desire to drive your career forward. You’ll need five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade A* to C including English and Mathematics and have a passion for hands-on work. Keen to learn new things with excellent customer service skills, you’ll be a good communicator with a desire to make a solid contribution to your team.
Ideally you will have previous operational leakage experience including leak detection, resolving customer supply pipe leaks, distribution and leakage repair, however full training will be given. A willingness to work at nights and weekends is essential to this role.
Why Anglian Water?
We are passionate and committed to the learning and development of our people making sure they have the right skills and knowledge to be successful and to help achieve their potential. We also take Health and Safety very seriously in everything that we do.
This role offers a rewarding incentive scheme that reinforces both individual and team performance which can see you earn up to 10% of your annual salary, alongside our wide range of employee benefits.
If you are offered a job with us, you’ll be subject to the relevant/standard employment checks, including: your right to work in the UK, reference, driving licence and identity check. Depending on your role, you may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.
If successful in your application, you will benefit from access to a company vehicle, so a full driving licence is essential.