Field Engineer - Northern Ireland

Posted by RPS Group on 14/02/2020 (13:02)

Belfast, City of Belfast
14/02/2020 (13:02)
RPS Group

Job Title: Field Engineer (Belfast)

Job Objectives:

Reporting to the Team Leader, the Field Engineer will ensure the delivery of Leakage Reduction within the Northern Ireland Water area.

Main responsibilities for this role include:

  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is maintained, upholding RPS Company Policy at all times
  • Achieving KPI targets and delivering leakage detection/reduction within DMA’s
  • Carrying out BEST observations.
  • Attending excavations requested by R&M to assist leak location
  • Undertaking training and completing risk assessments and method statements when necessary
  • Training and mentoring assistant leakage Technicians
  • Ensuring clients leakage targets are achieved and performance is maintained
  • Attending monthly team briefs and tool-box talks
  • Assuming responsibility for general admin tasks, i.e. electronic timesheets submissions, weekly vehicle checks and defect reporting
  • Forming and maintaining excellent working relationships with colleagues, other contractors and the client.

Experience/Skills Required

  • At least 2 years in similar role
  • Be able to interpret and understand water network schematics and plans
  • Good all round knowledge of Water Network Hydraulics, Leakage Detection Techniques, Monitoring and reporting of Leakage Levels and other issues associated with the Clean Water Industry
  • Good understanding of Leak Noise Correlators
  • Utility tracing
  • Step-testing planning/operation
  • Noise logging
  • Knowledge and experience of leakage monitoring – Pressure/Flow
  • To have the intellect and ability to quickly learn new theories, techniques and working methods associated with duties and tasks
  • The ability to follow procedures and instructions
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills to enable effective communication with internal and external colleagues.
  • Knowledge and experience of flow data capture techniques and methods
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Able to work well under pressure and to conflicting deadlines whilst maintaining attention to detail and high levels of standards
  • Team player, flexible, co-operative attitude to working and giving and receiving help
Start Date:
Contract Length:
Job Reference:
Field Engin (NI) / Water
Job ID:
Less than 10

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