Leakage Technician

Rullion Limited
Manchester, UK
15 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Rullion Limited are currently recruiting on behalf of a large utilities company based in the North West for a Leakage Technician on a 6-month contract basis. We have been providing our client with experienced individuals for over 15 years helping to deliver a high number of projects within the Industry.

The purpose of this role is to support Water Networks to deliver against its regulatory targets and customer promises for leakage control.

As a leakage champion the Network Leakage Technician will be accountable for proactive and reactive leakage detection activities within District Meter Areas (DMAs) and Upstream within District

Meter Zones (DMZs). This will involve the deployment and assessment of appropriate leakage detection methodologies, depending upon the technical requirements of the area being assessed.

Work in close liaison with the Network Maintenance Alliance (NMA) to ensure the timely and efficient repair and resolution of leakage issues as well as being accountable for proactive private leakage detection to resolution. Accountable for raising repairs through to the NMA as well as supporting the NMA through the repair process to ensure that they are undertaken in a safe, customer focused, timely and cost-effective manner.


Key activities undertaken by the role holders will include:

• Proactive/Reactive leakage assistance

• Interpretation and use of flow and pressure data to agree areas of interest for further leakage detection activity

• Appropriate leakage detection method depending on requirements of the DMAs (correlating,

• sounding, step testing, data loggers)

• Pressure zero tests

• Raising new work via Toughbook for leak repair including appropriate network interruptions

• Incident assistance

• To ensure all activities comply with Health and Safety Legislation, including confined space entry and dynamic risk assessment.

Knowledge and Skills

• You will be educated to a good standard - preferably GCSE grade C or above, City and Guilds, or able to demonstrate technical skill

• Required to comply with all Health and Safety procedures and will be capable of operating all machinery, equipment and tools within a difficult working environment

• Team working, and communication skills will be an integral requirement of the role

Should your application be successful, and you are offered the role, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any assignment offer with our client will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from Disclosure Barring Service. This vacancy is being advertised by Rullion Ltd acting as an employment business.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants

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