Leakage Technician

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Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
week commencing 12th February 2024
Summary of vacancy

We are looking for experienced Water Utilities Leakage Technicians or individuals who are keen to start their career in Leak Detection or take the next step. The role will involve shadowing our experienced Senior Network Engineers who conduct onsite investigation, client support, training, and auditing as part of Suez’s leakage and digital solutions service.

Mobile working with extensive travel throughout the UK and occasionally Europe, with considerable time working away from home. (preferably Yorkshire based). This role is Monday – Friday 37.5 hours per week but with some unsociable hours ( overtime to be paid)

Internally called Network Services Technician - Leakage

The salary for this position is between £22,500 to £25,000 plus company Van, funded 1% benefit allowance, 2 wellbeing days, pension, enhanced parental leave, 28 days holiday, bank holidays.

About the role

What will I be doing?

  • Responsibilities ( at training completion):
  • Ensure quality and operational health and safety
  • Onsite support of the Suez Leakage and Digital Solutions offer across the UK and Europe
  • Experience in leakage detection methods utilising new and existing technologies
  • Operational activities related to all Suez digital water network solutions
  • Train & support clients teams in leakage detection, digital solutions, and further new water network digital technologies
  • Interest in scanning technology horizons for deployable solutions we can bring to the UK
  • Mentor other operations and delivery technicians in project delivery & leakage detection and condition assessment
  • Integration with, and working alongside existing teams within clients leakage detection activities across the UK
  • Provide onsite technical support to leakage and water network teams
  • Work on projects with colleagues in Suez globally, to deliver successful outcomes related to leakage detection services across the business

What are the requirements?

  • Hold a valid UK driving licence – essential
  • NRASWA qualified-( Qualification will be provided by SUEZ)
  • Water Hygiene Qualification- -( Qualification will be provided by SUEZ)

Experience required to do this role if non -trainee:

  • Thorough, detailed understanding of leakage detection.
  • Knowledge of drinking water network operations.
  • An understanding of GIS plans.
  • Experience within the UK water industry - desirable.

Skills required to do this role:

  • Cross-functional team player.
  • Keen eye for technological improvement
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • Able to work efficiently and independently.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate and competent in the use of Microsoft Office Packages.
  • Available to travel where necessary, as projects may be carried out around the UK & occasionally Europe.
  • Ability to work out of hours.


SUEZ is a major player in environmental services. For almost 160 years, SUEZ has supported local communities and industrial companies in the management of essential services such as water, waste, and air quality. As such, SUEZ produces drinking water for 66 million people worldwide, recovers 2 million tons of secondary raw materials per year, and generates 3.1 TWh of renewable energy from waste.

Within SUEZ, the Digital Solutions Division aims to accelerate the development and deployment of smart and environmental solutions on a global scale: digital solutions for water and waste, solutions for air quality and climate, for the performance of drinking water networks and wastewater systems, as well as for environmental quality monitoring. The teams in this Business Line contribute, along with the Group's geographical entities, to supporting water utilities in their environmental transition, facilitating access to a more sustainable consumption

Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.