We currently have an opportunity available for a Leakage Field Analyst to join our team working in Bodmin. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis, and in return, you will receive acompetitive salary of£20,000 to £24,000 per annum plus benefits.
About the role:
The Leakage Field Analyst will be an integral part of a high-performing team delivering strategic planning of leakage detection activity to achieve a 15% reduction in losses. You will assess current methods of operating and support in the development of improvements and efficiencies at an operational level. Although you might not be experienced in leakage analysis, you will be experienced with data processing and analytics, have strong organisational skills, and have a natural curiosity.
Responsibilities of our Leakage Field Analyst include:
- Monitoring active DMA leakage packages (flows, pressure, detected/reported leakage) to identify opportunities to reduce water loss and increase performance and efficiency of field teams
- Undertaking the day-to-day analysis of data from lift and shift and fixed network acoustic logging assets ensuring timely, consistent, and accurate information is communicated to leakage technicians
- Ensuring leakage related datasets within the corporate leakage reporting system are maintained in an accurate, repeatable, and auditable manner
- Working closely with the local Kier planning and repair functions to ensure work promotion is at the desired quality, dry hole recovery is effective, reactive leakage outbreaks are highlighted and leakage work prioritised on a fair and consistent basis.
- Ensuring accurate records of leakage detection equipment, maintenance activity and materials are captured and communicated to the central leakage process team for an update on the master leakage inventory
- Updating the corporate GIS system with amendments generated by leakage field resources
- Applying an understanding of water balance components to identify potential sources of unaccounted for water in DMAs
- Providing assistance and support to the leakage area manager in resource management and planning including field activity work order generation and tracking
- Ensuring health and safety policies, standards and procedures are adhered to at all times
- Undertaking standby duties in accordance with rota, ensuring actions are taken in accordance with Company Emergency Procedures
What we are looking for in our Leakage Field Analyst:
- 5 GCSEs or equivalent inc Maths and English
- ONC / City and Guilds in relevant subject or NVQ Water Distribution Control Level 2 standard of competence or HNC / Water Diploma or higher is desirable
- Experience of interpreting data to inform decisions
- An understanding of Management Systems as evidenced by practical examples of use
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with and influence others
- Ability to plan well with a track record in delivering to tight timescales
- Enthusiastic and self-motivated with the ability to either work on their own or within a team
What’s in it for you:
We know that the support and commitment of our staff is key to our success so you will receive the opportunity for ongoing development and training for a long-term career with us. We’re one of the largest companies in the South West and are proud to have been awarded Investors in People recognition. Here’s some of our benefits:
- 23 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
- Generous contributory pension scheme
- Share-save programme
- Annual bonus scheme
- Dedicated Training and Development
- Health & wellbeing benefits package
We’re proud of the positive ways of working we have adopted during the pandemic. We want to create a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive.
South West Water is part of the Pennon Group, a very successful and stable business that prides itself on sustainability. We provide reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services for a population of c. 1.7 million in Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset.
We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today’s residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Responsibility for the environment is central to this. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers.
Our core values which are essential to our success are:
- Trusted - We do the right thing for our customers and stakeholders.
- Collaborative - We forge strong relationships working together to make a positive impact.
- Responsible - We keep our promises to our customers, communities, and each other.
- Progressive - We are always looking for new ways to improve and make life better.
Closing date: Monday 25th October 2021
If you are looking for a new challenge, please click apply now to be considered as our Leakage Field Analyst - we look forward to receiving your application.