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Network Technician

Apply now Job no: 494305
Work type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire
Categories: Leakage, Network Assets

Salary & Benefits, Circa £25,000 (depending on experience) +pension, quarterly performance related bonus, 25 days annual leave. Company van included.

This is a permanent opportunity and is based around the Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire area.

What will the role involve ?

Your role will involve understanding water usage patterns on site and identity when the Measurement Arrangements or the measurement of Water into Supply is not in accordance with agreed methodologies. This might involve undertaking leakage surveys, consumption surveys, installing flow and pressure data logging equipment and participating in site optimisation initiatives by providing expert local knowledge to inform decision making to improve the profitability of sites. Ensuring all relevant site data is captured (ie, network changes, metering information, records of step tests, surveys etc), recorded and provided to the wider team.

Role model health and safety behaviour and contribute to the creation of a health and safety culture across the KWS Defence business

What skills are we looking for ?

You will represent the face of Kelda so it’s important that you have the ability to convey information effectively, both oral and written.

Technical expertise in leakage detection and night-use surveys to reduce the amount of disruption to our customers with a flexible working pattern 

Installation and downloading of flow and pressure loggers.

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.

A full EU driving licence is required for this role as is the ability to obtain full MoD security clearance.

What's in it for you ?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

KWS Defence operates a 25 year Public Private Partnership (PPP) contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the provision of full water utility services to their estate. We are responsible for the operation and maintenance of clean and waste water assets at over a thousand military bases in the West Midlands, Wales and the South-West of England. We are known for our excellent standards with ISO90001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 certifications, CHAS accreditation, PAS 55, Investors in People and a ROSPA Gold award linked to our Health and Safety performance.

You can expect plenty of benefits and support for playing your role in shaping our future and progressing our partnership with the MoD.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process and submitting your CV and covering letter.

Please note any CV's submitted without covering letters will not be submitted.

If you have any questions about this role please do not hesitate to email Richard.packer@keldawater.co.uk

Closing date: 24th September 2017

Interviews: WC 2nd October 2017

Kelda Water Services (Defence) reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Kelda Water Services (Defence) values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.


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