Water Process Technician Apprentice - Leakage Control

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Affinity Water

Overview of the Role

Affinity Water are looking for talented and driven individuals to join us as Water Process Technician Apprentices - Leakage Control. The programme will follow the Leakage Programme pathway, with additional Distribution knowledge units. This is a varied and challenging role within our Asset Strategy operation, detecting leakage and unaccounted-for water in our network whilst providing an excellent experience to Affinity Water customers. This apprenticeship programme will consist of 4 days a month classroom training the rest of the month will be based out on site.  

Job description

Carry out District Metered Area surveys using various detection techniques across the Company area
Work collaboratively with our internal customers to understand and facilitate their requirements
Use mapping and telemetry software to enhance surveys
Use works management systems to report and raise jobs
Detect leakage and unaccounted for water in our network safely making sure that all hazards are reported daily and in real time
Communicate with other departments on any network corrections or when we raise certain work to be repaired
Work as part as a team to deliver the leakage target and assist other teams when required
Write Method Statements when certain methodologies are used
Complete all activities within Company policy to ensure water quality is always considered
Minimum age 18+
Grade A-C/4-9 in GCSE English and Maths 
Be self-motived, passionate to develop yourself and take ownership of your career
Effective team working skills and support for others
Strong time management and organisational skills
Be positive and enthusiastic and a self-starter
Be curious and confident to ask questions 
Understand the value of stakeholder relationships and network with people of all levels and backgrounds
Be able to apply everything you learn in your day to day role and any projects outside of this
Eligible for funding 
Full clean driving licence 

What do we offer?
We offer a dynamic challenging job in a pleasant working climate.  You will have the opportunity to create, shape and drive something new for Affinity Water.  We offer a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the nature of the role, a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

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