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Leakage Engineer - Northern Ireland

Job Description

Job Title: Leakage Engineer
Job Objectives:
Reporting to the Team Leader, the Leakage Engineer will ensure the delivery of Leakage Reduction within the Northern Ireland Water area.

Main responsibilities for this role include:
? Ensuring that Health and Safety is maintained, upholding RPS Company Policy at all times
? Achieving KPI targets and delivering leakage detection/reduction within DMA?s
? Carrying out BEST observations.
? Attending excavations requested by R&M to assist leak location
? Undertaking training and completing risk assessments and method statements when necessary
? Training and mentoring assistant leakage Technicians
? Ensuring clients leakage targets are achieved and performance is maintained
? Attending monthly team briefs and tool-box talks
? Assuming responsibility for general admin tasks, i.e. electronic timesheets submissions, weekly vehicle checks and defect reporting
? Forming and maintaining excellent working relationships with colleagues, other contractors and the client.

Experience/Skills Required
? At least 2 years in similar role
? Be able to interpret and understand water network schematics and plans
? Good all round knowledge of Water Network Hydraulics, Leakage Detection Techniques, Monitoring and reporting of Leakage Levels and other issues associated with the Clean Water Industry
? Good understanding of Leak Noise Correlators
? Utility tracing
? Step-testing planning/operation
? Noise logging
? Knowledge and experience of leakage monitoring ? Pressure/Flow
? To have the intellect and ability to quickly learn new theories, techniques and working methods associated with duties and tasks
? The ability to follow procedures and instructions
? Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills to enable effective communication with internal and external colleagues.
? Knowledge and experience of flow data capture techniques and methods
? Good organisational and time management skills
? Able to work well under pressure and to conflicting deadlines whilst maintaining attention to detail and high levels of standards
? Team player, flexible, co-operative attitude to working and giving and receiving help

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.