Control and Network Standards Manager / Control Room / Water Networks / Distribution Operations / GIS Mapping / Water Industry / Utilities
£33,000 - £38,000 + benefits
Our client supplies water to 685,000 people in the London Boroughs of Sutton, Merton, and Croydon, as well as across East Surrey and parts of Kent. They are a forward thinking, innovative company that is highly regarded for their efficiency and customer service.
They now have an opportunity for a Control and Network Standards Manager to join their Networks team in Redhill, Surrey.
Reporting to the Wholesale Network Manager, you will lead a team of Control Room Operatives, monitoring their performance and standards within the 24 hour Control Room and support the Wholesale Network Manager in monitoring the performance and standards of the water network field teams. You will visit and provide specialist advice to customers, developers, authorities and Company employees of all levels and will investigate any complaints and implement remedial action where necessary.
Further to this you will plan and authorise and record statistics on risk assessments of water mains network operations, water fittings regulations inspections, mains flushing and sampling as well as fault finding and leak detection.
This is a varied role in which you will be based at their head office in Redhill and will be required to travel throughout the area of supply. A significant proportion of the role will be spent on site in all weather conditions.
With solid experience in the water industry, the successful candidate will have experience leading and motivating a team along with the ability to make effective decisions within established procedures.
You are required to hold an NVQ, or equivalent, in Water Distribution Operation and Water Fittings Regulations along with a National Water Hygiene card. Previous Health and Safety training (manual handling, confined space awareness) is also essential and you will have the ability to use GIS Mapping Systems.
The role is subject to a 1 in 5 standby, with the requirement to coordinate escalated water network activities.