JOB TITLE: Water Network Engineer

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Edinburgh
Job Reference : 10812JL Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 24/06/2014
Salary & Benefits : £25000 - £30000 per annum + Vehicle, pension, benefits
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Water Network Engineer (clean water), £25-30k + vehicle, pension, + flexible benefits, Edinburgh Region

Job Description

Water Network Engineer (clean water)
£25-30k + vehicle, pension, + flexible benefits
Edinburgh Region

The Opportunity:

Water Network Engineer / technician (clean water) required for our required for our client who are one of the world's largest and established organisations. The Water Network Engineer offers an opportunity to come in for an established professional within the water industry where there will be many opportunity career wise and financially.

The Role:

The Water Network Engineer will be part of the growing commercial water team in Scotland and will support the general Manager in the on-site delivery of leakage and network infrastructure management for key commercial customers in the Edinburgh Region.

As a field engineer and a member of a small team the role holder will have a wide ranging role including responding to out of hours emergencies (infrequent) and assisting the retail team in meter reading and field activities.

The Individual (Skills / Knowledge)

- Experience in leak detection on water distribution networks.
- Understanding of waste water distribution systems.
- Analytical and problem solving skills in relation to water distribution networks and their operation.
- Strong numerical skills - able to analyse water consumption, identify treads and prepare forecasts
- Experience in the operation and maintenance of water distribution networks.
- Appreciation of both surface water and foul water networks to assist with fault finding and new connections.
- Knowledge of data logger/AMR programming and fault finding.
- Knowledge of water metering equipment.
- Experience in using pipe location equipment to determine pipe routes.
- Good report writing skills and communication skills.
- Work independently of others and resolve problems on site.
- Proficient in the use of MS Office
- Current valid driving license

As this role is working across sites in the public eye the individual is required to be:

- Customer focused
- A good team player - able to take a flexible and adaptable approach to tasks to ensure that service is maintained within a small team
- Responsible for ensuring that service is delivered to key customers and that problems are quickly resolved with minimum customer disruption
- Performance orientated - ensuring that tasks are carried out efficiently and to performance standards
- Able to contribute to the development of the service and operations, looking for ways to deliver innovation and service improvements
- Good problem solving skills - able to develop and implement solutions

The Company:

The Company are the market leader across the world in their particular field and believe strongly in the development and career progression of all of their staff, employing 320,000 people worldwide. Although they are picky with people they bring in, this is as it is the beginning of a long term career and they pride themselves on having the best staff.

The Package:

£25-30k + vehicle, pension, + flexible benefits
Company Vehicle
Pension Scheme
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Flexible benefits

Bluefire Consulting are an employment agency working on behalf of our client.

Job Keywords

water network engineer, dunfermline, water engineer, clean water, field engineer, water, utilities, Edinburgh, leakage, water technician, scotland

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Engineering recruitment on a UK wide basis.

<< back to Engineering & Technical jobs