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Senior Water Network Engineer - Leeds

  • Salary: £50 - £40000 per annum + Company Car & Fuel Card + Pension
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Water
  • Job reference: BBBH383725

Job description

Long Term (Indefinite) Contract Job Opportunity for Senior Water Network Engineer

My client is a global engineering consultancy that operates in over 400 locations and employs over 20,000 staff. They have a number of offices in the UK and provide consultancy and design services to most of the major water utility companies. I am currently looking to fill this long term contract role based in Leeds which involves a secondment to Yorkshire Water

This is a chance to join an evolving team in providing support to meeting client's challenges in the area of Clean Water Infrastructure and leakage management.

The role will support Project Managers and Project Technical Leads by providing technical expertise to ensure that projects are delivered to cost, schedule, technical and quality standards to meet both internal and external expectations. The role will also provide technical leadership and support to the development of client leakage and water network strategies.

Requirements of the role:

  • Technical expertise in water network distribution and in particular water loss reduction through effective strategy implementation and operational management.
  • Sound understanding of UK and worldwide 'best practice' in Water Loss management and the regulatory frameworks under which client's operate.
  • Work as part of a team involved in a variety of projects focused upon Water Loss Reduction including effective benefits realisation.
  • Support in the technical leadership on projects in terms of developing and managing people and tasks, managing project budgets, scope and risk.
  • Working knowledge of pipeline and asset management techniques; active leakage control methods and pressure management.
  • Prepare reports, calculations, drawings required to support the successful delivery of projects.
  • Maintain communication and develop on going contacts with clients as required.
  • Maintain communication and develop ongoing contacts with clients as required
  • Build relationships with new clients and key stakeholders
  • Facilitate the exchange of ideas, concepts and skills throughout the company through effective networking of staff, use of intranet etc

To be considered a relevant candidate for this role you will need the following:

  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or other relevant subject.
  • A Chartered or incorporated member of a relevant professional body or working towards a relevant professional qualification.
  • Experience within the water industry and in particular the successful development and delivering of effective water loss reduction strategies.
  • Skilled water loss practitioner able to apply advanced techniques and knowledge
  • Able to integrate well into a team as well as work independently
  • Good analytical skills as well as evaluative judgement based on the analysis of factual and qualitative information, supporting the ability to make operational and strategic decisions relating to leakage.
  • Possess sound knowledge of current legislation and able to work in accordancce with QA and H&S procedures.
  • Experience in Team Leadership and Line Management role, and in the development of staff.
  • Experienced level of decision making and ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands
  • Strong communication skills all levels with the client, suppliers, contractors and design team - both written and oral
  • Excellent organisational skills and able to multi-task
  • Must be able to plan and prioritise work load effectively for self and team
  • Excellent client service focus
  • Flexible approach to work

An industry competitive contract rate (hourly or daily) will be offered to the right candidate. To register you interest for this lucrative long-term contract please apply by following instructions or call Paul Massocchi for a confidential discussion on 07932 657631.

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