Leakage Technician - Permanent

Essex & Suffolk Water
Chelmsford, Essex
Salary Up to £26,249 (depending on experience) + Standby, Call out,
25 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Leakage Technician - Permanent
Essex, Various locations
Salary Up to £26,249 (depending on experience) + Standby, Call out, Overtime, Company Vehicle + Excellent benefits package

At Essex & Suffolk Water we live water. And we love our customers. Every day we make sure that 1.8 million Customers in the South East have clean, clear drinking water that tastes great.

Are you self-motivated, willing to work outdoors in all weathers, enjoy problem solving, have the customer at the heart of everything you do, able to achieve results, communicate clearly and willing to take on a challenge?  If the answer is yes, why not join a successful team, who will train you in a new career.

We can offer training in a range of techniques and specialised equipment to accurately locate the source of leaks from our underground network and private pipes owned by our customers.  How to complete minor repairs and problem solve on our water network on a daily basis.  You may be expected to work some weekends, evenings and/or nights as required and you’ll work outside in all weather conditions as part of the team and on your own.

Working within a busy team, you will:

Identify and locate leaks on mains and service pipes by means of various leak detection techniques
Provide face to face leakage assistance to customers
Carry out minor repairs
Liaise with Local Authorities, Contractors and network teams as appropriate.
Use electronic device to receive and progress work and completion of daily timesheet
Ensure paperwork and documentation is completed
Maintain the highest levels of health and safety and customer service

We’re particularly interested in hearing from you if you are technically minded, have strong customer service skills, can work as part of a team     and are competent with the use of mobile technology (smart phones / tablet, etc). You must hold a full and valid driving licence and demonstrate a willingness to be hardworking, ethical, and flexible in your approach to this role. An NVQ level 2 or equivalent would be an advantage.

An Entry to Premises card is required for this role – you’ll be required to complete a basic disclosure if you are successful for this position.

Coaching, training and one to one development to reach your full potential
A great reward package including: 
Competitive Salary 
Generous holiday entitlement
Flexible benefits - building your own package 
Defined contribution pension scheme
Opportunity to work with some great people 
A van will be provided to carry out this role

Closing date: 31 August 2017

Interviews held: To be confirmed