Leakage Team Leader
Posted on Dec 11, 2019 by South West Water
South West Water provides reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.
We now have an exciting opportunity to join one of the South West's leading employers as a Leakage Team Leader based in either Bodmin or Redruth.
[b]What will you be doing?[/b]
As a Leakage Team Leader, you will mitigate the impact of the natural rate of rise of leakage across operational areas and to ensure leakage detection activity is aligned to the companies' strategy and long-term vision for leakage and demand management.
You'll be responsible for leading a team of Leakage Technicians in the delivery of over 10 Mld of water savings on an annual basis across the operating area. You'll manage the promotion and prioritisation of detected leaks in close liaison with the network services alliance team.
The Leakage Team Leader will educate, promote and encourage the Leakage Technicians to undertake investigations into unaccounted for water in addition to traditional leakage detection activity. Additionally, you will monitor and maintain leakage equipment in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations and ensure any performance issues are raised to the Leakage Detection Manager.
[b]This role will be part of the Operations Duty Functional Manager Standby Rotation.[/b]
[b]What do you need?[/b]
*Excellent knowledge of leakage detection and repair activity*A practical understanding of Management Systems*Experience in developing a team to high performance levels and leading the team to achieving challenging targets*Experience in developing individuals to achieve their potential through effective formal and informal management techniques*Enthusiasm and ability to lead by example*Ability to manage and motivate resources to deliver desired business outcomes*Full UK driving licence
[b]What can South West water do for you?[/b]
In return for your hard work as our Leakage Team Leader, we can offer a salary of [b]circa[/b][b]30,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience[/b]. We also offer a range of excellent benefits, working within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.
[b]If you have the skills and experience to excel as our Leakage Team Leader, click [/b][b]apply today.[/b]
No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.