Water Network Field Technician - Kings Lynn, Norfolk

circa  £26,500 dependent on skills and experience
Closing date: 
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 23:00
Anglian Water
United Kingdom

Water Network Field Technician

Kings Lynn


Salary  €“ circa  £26,500 dependent on skills and experience

Keep the water flowing! Maintain the Water Network!

As well as being essential to survive, water is the key to a thriving economy and a flourishing environment. By joining us, you €™ll become part of a company looking to raise awareness of the importance of water as we collaborate with customers, colleagues, communities to ensure we are securing a future water supply for our region.

What will you be doing? 

By joining the motivated team of skilled Network Technicians you €™ll play your part in ensuring clean water reaches our customers and is safe to consume. No day will be the same in this crucial role, you €™ll undertake planned maintenance and also react to emergency requirements to maintain the water network. You €™ll use your skills to carry out flushing, surveying, leak detections, pressure and flow tests and valve operations. Using your asset maps, data and tools you €™ll resolve both planned and reactive operational problems in a thorough and timely manner.

This is a field based role and you €™ll be provided with a fully equipped van as you travel around the region, consistently ensuring water quality is sufficiently maintained. A large part of the role will be liaising with customers, using your skills and expertise to deliver high-levels of customer service, you €™ll keep them informed every step of the way, becoming the face of Anglian Water for many of our customers.

When you join the team, you €™ll be provided with plenty of hands-on training and job shadowing and work towards becoming NRSWA accredited.

What do you need?

You €™ll need to be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent), have experience working in an engineering industry, ideally providing a front line service and have a strong technical aptitude.

Experience of water networks, street works and leakage control is advantageous.

Professional contact with customers is key, you must be able to explain terminology to the public in order to reassure and provide a great service, you €™ll need proven experience of providing great customer service.

This role requires you to work a 37 hour week, however you will need a flexible approach to working hours as you €™ll be required to be on a standby rota and undertake overtime as and when required  €“ you €™ll be paid extra for this!

In this field role you €™ll travel to various locations across the King €™s Lynn and Isleham area. Due to this requirement you must live within an hour of our sites at King €™s Lynn (PE34 4AB) or Isleham (CB7 5QX).

What benefits do we offer?

Being a successful water company doesn't come easy! Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all of the great work that they do. Some of our benefits include:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Private health care
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 23 days annual leave rising with length of service
  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing
  • Flexible working (dependent on your role)
  • Plus lots more!

We are passionate and committed to the learning and development of our people making sure they have the right skills and knowledge to be successful and to help achieve their potential. We also take Health and Safety very seriously in everything that we do.

If you are offered a job with us, you €™ll be subject to the relevant/standard employment checks, including: your right to work in the UK, reference, driving licence and identity check. Depending on your role, you may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

If successful in your application, you will benefit from access to a company vehicle, so a full driving licence is essential.

Closing date: 27th May 2019


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