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Leakage Engineer - South West

Leakage Engineer

Hours: 40 hours per week + Opportunity to work overtime (dependant on the requirements of the client)
Salary: £ competitive
Area: South West – Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset – Work outside these areas may be required on an occasional basis

Leakage Engineer required to work on MOD sites to undertake but not limited to leak detection, network investigations, data logging and fire hydrant testing. To work on the MOD sites you would need to go through the security vetting process and your CV would need to be reviewed by our client prior to any offer of work being made.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Technical expertise in the detection of leaks and night-use surveys including the installation and downloading of flow and pressure loggers and the maintenance and optimisation of pressure management systems
• Technical expertise in the testing and inspection of fire hydrants
• Problem solving coupled with the ability to innovate and adapt
• Relationship skills, the ability to build relationships at all levels with both internal and external bodies.
• Communication skills both oral and written, the ability to convey information effectively.

Personal Qualities
• Self-starter/ self-reliant the ability to work on own initiative
• Takes/Seeks responsibility and takes ownership
• Imaginative, the ability to think laterally.
• A team player that supports colleagues and works with others to achieve the best outcome.

Candidate must possess the following;
• Excellent knowledge of Water Supply Networks
• Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills
• Good all-round IT Skills including Windows / Office package essential
• National Water Hygiene Card essential
• NRSWA essential
• Valve Operations Certificate
• Full Driving Licence essential as the role may involve significant travel
• Enjoy working outdoors essential

• 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (28 days total)
• Contributory pension scheme
• Employee assistance program
• Company Share Incentive Plan
• Childcare voucher scheme.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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