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  • UK, South East, East Sussex, Brighton
  • Negotiable (Outside IR35)
  • Permanent, Contract , 12 months
  • Full time
  • Years Exp: 5
  • Industry: Water & Utilities
  • Discipline: Leakage Management
  • Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree

Job Title: Water Leakage Engineer  

Location: Home working  


My client is a water company and they are looking to recruit Water Leakage Engineers on a permanent or contract basis (OUTSIDE IR35) . This will be home working.  


Role Summary  

• First line of escalation for the Network Engineers  

• To be part of a successful project team delivering well defined leakage solutions for our client  

• To present Skewb well in front of our client  

• To add value to and demonstrate the benefit of employing Skewb  


Key Duties and Responsibilities  

Describe the objectives of the role, main activities required  

• Promote an average of one advanced pressure management scheme per day for approval by the client  

• Contribute to problem solving within the team  

• Lead team meetings as required  

• Give the client confidence that the scheme has been developed following best practice and their agreed process  

• Demonstrate an understanding of how the cost and benefit have been estimated  

• Measure the cost and benefit at the end of the scheme, be able to explain the reason for variation, and embed the learning into the team for the next scheme being promoted  


Knowledge, Skills and abilities  

What knowledge, skills and abilities are required to perform the duties and responsibilities  

• A working knowledge of pressure management and leakage  

• A good understanding of how water distribution systems work  

• The ability to identify the key risks when modifying a distribution system  

• A working knowledge of proprietary leakage management systems such as WaterNet or NetBase  

• Competent user of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint  


Person Specification  

What type of person would be suitable for this role, what behaviours should they display  

• A good communicator  

• Demonstrable knowledge of their subject  

• Calm approach to problem solving  

• Completer/finisher  


Education and Experience  

What education, previous experience is required or desired for this role  

• Minimum HNC in Civil Engineering or equivalent  

• Full driving licence  

• Minimum of 4 years water sector experience in operations or capital programme  

• Recent Team leader experience  


  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 02.08.2022
  • Deadline: Today
  • Quote ref: 100593/24282

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