Leakage Engineer

2021-03-23 08:52:142021-05-27 Finlay Jude Associates
Job Type Contract or Temp
Area Cardiff, England Cardiff England
Sector Utilities - Leakage
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref 1000528
Job Views 108
FJA are working with a large water utilities company who are recruiting for experienced Leakage Technicians who will be responsible for day to day leak detection activities.
Leakage Technicians must be proficient in the use of leakage detection equipment, including a correlator, pipe tracer, ground microphone and listening stick. Experience within Step Testing, Trunk Mains, Validation and Seepage would be desirable but not essential
Excellent rates of pay:
Main responsibilities will be the following:
  • Undertake survey work/project work not normally associated with day-to-day leak detection
  • Assist repair gangs by providing leak detection services
  • Undertake survey work/project work not normally associated with day-to-day leak detection
  • To undertake a detailed survey to identify the type and location of water leakage on large diameter pipes
  • Carry out adequate and accurate completion of all paperwork (including time sheets, survey forms, leak details) and other duties as required
  • Performing a Step Test is one of the most effective ways of identifying high leakage within a water distribution network.  It requires the establishment of zones of DMAs where water can be supplied though a single meter.
  • It is usually carried out at night since this is the time when consumption is lowest and most stable - it also means less disruption to consumers.
Possession of the following current certification would be advantageous but not essential:
  • EUSR Water Hygiene Training
  • Unit 2 Street Works
You are required to drive for the role and must hold a full and valid driving licence.
If you are looking for a fantastic career opportunity and want to work for a forward thinking Company then apply now with your current updated CV. Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not always able to reply to all applications. If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, then please accept that your application has been unsuccessful for the role we currently have advertised.
Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications, and abilities to perform the duties of the job.
Finlay Jude Associates Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.
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