Veriflo Ltd is a professional project management and consultancy company specialising in strategic leakage prevention planning and clean water asset services including asset investigations, water quality chlorination’s and dechlorination’s, reservoir outages and trunk main isolations. As a rapidly growing company, we take great care in recruiting the most reliable and resourceful team. We pride ourselves on valuing and encouraging our team to deliver our services at the highest possible standard.

NETWORK ENGINEER

DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE:

This is a varied and primarily office-based technical role located in our Kent Head Quarters. The Network Engineer will be responsible for supporting the project management team to deliver key projects and contracts by providing specialist clean water knowledge of hydraulic principles and network modelling to the team.

This role would be ideally suited to a candidate who is able to troubleshoot network issues, spot anomalies and take ownership of resolutions and deliver actions when considering the project objectives.

There will be some need to undertake field-based activities and lead on complex network operations as well as overseeing and auditing the field teams daily tasks.

Salary: £32,000 – £38,000 per annum

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Clean Water Network Engineer to join our team of specialists.

If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of an exciting and rewarding journey of success by providing an industry leading service, ask yourself…

  • Are you able to think on your feet?
  • Are you a confident coach/leader?
  • Do you want to be part of a team that empowers you to use your initiative?
  • Do you enjoy problem solving and varied work?
  • Would you like the opportunity to develop your skills and learn new, niche skill sets?

It is essential that you have:

  • The ideal candidate will possess practical industry knowledge and hands on experience with the clean water network.
  • You will have confidence in your analysis based expertise and will relish the opportunity to improve the water network, spotting anomalies and delivery solutions.
  • You will be relied upon to complete tasks and launch alternative field operation activities to a high standard.
  • You will take ownership and be accountable for all tasks and activities assigned to you and will evolve the role into your own by prioritising a consistently fluctuating workload.

As we pride ourselves on recruiting the very best, the following skills and qualifications are desired:

  • An understanding of the distribution and trunk main network operating principles
  • An understanding of hydraulic analysis using hydraulic modelling software
  • Knowledge of DMA design and optimisation is desirable
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years clean water industry experience
  • A proven background in Health and Safety management
  • Accredited formal qualifications related to the role
  • Experience in Water Event Response work
  • Ability to coach & teach relevant skills to others

The following qualifications would be beneficial; however, training will be provided to successful candidates on the following:

  • Valve Operations
  • CALM Networks
  • Streetworks
  • First Aid/Manual Handling.

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Providing an asset management approach to network operability and performance, you will:

  • Propose and support the development of pressure and flow management schemes and be able to present a cost benefit analysis of asset management schemes to the client
  • Review and analyse available sources of data to provide a concise and clear summary of findings, propose further investigations and solutions.
  • Using GIS for clean water network mapping and tracing applications – understand and identify asset information, tracing of mains, DMA, PTW info layer, identifying customer impact.
  • Identifying anomalies within GIS, analysing information and providing a logical solution to identifying and designing asset management solutions.
  • Lead on the interrogation and analysis of logged data and use of metering software.
  • Monitor and report on missing and broken assets within the network ensuring they are ‘client ready’ to asses criticality.
  • Creating comprehensive standard and complex risk mitigation plans and method statements (Permit to works) for review by the Senior team. Adhering primarily to TW corporate WN23 Standards.
  • Liaise directly in person or via conference call with external stakeholders and clients including TW Engineers / OMC, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • The primary liaison between Project Managers and the Support team to ensure efficiency, productivity and shared knowledge across all Veriflo teams.
  • Assist in optimizing the use of the field resource to deliver all work in line with key dates, prioritizing where necessary
  • Create and track project paperwork, ensuring all briefings have been conducted and the project is HSEQ compliant according to the Veriflo company standards.
  • Track hours, project completions and collate all relevant information to deliver a client ready comprehensive activity summary report and de-briefing document.
  • Conduct routine field and office audits (according to the companies quality assurance schedule) to ensure competency in the field, health and safety, and quality compliance.
  • As an active member of the Health and Safety committee you will attend the quarterly meeting and take responsibility for delivering actions.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Ensure all work is undertaken in accordance with operational standards, health and safety requirements, water quality standards, contract conditions, plan specifications, quality management system, legislation, other rules and regulations, and the companies best practice procedures.
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Field Technician

DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE:

  • Undertaking field based activities across a multitude of clean water services primarily focused on asset validation, asset verification and operability testing.
  • You will be carrying out DMA flow and pressure tests, optimization techniques and anomaly resolutions.
  • This is a varied field-based role in and around the M25.
  • We are seeking a candidate who wants to expand their experience in the clean water network with the ability to troubleshoot and consider variables when undertaking investigation work.

Salary: £28,000 – £32,000 per annum

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More Info

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Clean Water Network Technician to join our team of specialists.

If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of an exciting and rewarding journey of success by providing an industry leading service, ask yourself…

  • Are you able to think on your feet?
  • Are you a confident coach/leader?
  • Do you want to be part of a team that empowers you to use your initiative?
  • Do you enjoy problem solving and varied work?
  • Would you like the opportunity to develop your skills and learn new, niche skill sets?

It is essential that you have:

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in clean water network operations
  • Experience in one or more of our core services
    • Valve Operations
    • Trunk Main Networks
    • Leak Isolations
    • DMA Validation
    • Logger and probe deployments.
  • Proven track record of taking ownership of tasks & projects
  • Able to communicate effectively and accurately; particularly in written communication.
  • Willing to work flexibly, including some evenings, nights and weekend working
  • Undertake a methodical, measured approach to your work

As we pride ourselves on recruiting the very best, the following skills and qualifications are desired:

  • A proven background in Health and Safety management
  • NEBOSH or IOSH qualified
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Accredited formal qualifications related to the role
  • High Risk Confined Spaces Qualification – Top Man/Rescue Team/Confined Space Management
  • Experience in Mains chlorination work
  • Experience in Reservoir Outage work
  • Experience in Water Event Response work
  • Ability to coach & teach relevant skills to others

To be successful you will be qualified in the following:

  • 5 GCSE’s (including English – Grades A-C) or equivalent
  • EUSR National Water Hygiene Card (current or previously held)

The following qualifications would be beneficial; however, training will be provided to successful candidates on the following:

  • Valve Operations
  • CALM Networks
  • Streetworks
  • Confined Spaces
  • First Aid/Manual Handling.

FIELD ACTIVITY DUTIES:

  • Daily field activities include:
    • an understanding of ARC GIS and site schematics to identify assets.
    • Taking a lead on network valve operations and activities such as zonal pressure tests, optimization techniques and anomaly resolutions.
    • Undertake operational tasks such as valve shuts offs and step testing and some leakage detection.
    • Flow and pressure readings, undertaking operations tasks on the mains network and resolving on-site issues
  • Taking ownership and delivering a high standard of work, including a flexible and adaptable approach to planned, emergency and unexpected changes to work.
  • Ensure water quality compliance and compliance with our procedures including asset management standards, Health & Safety and Streetworks legislation.
  • Have the ability to identify/escalate network risks, and Health and Safety issues.
  • To accurately report on all field findings using the online survey auditing software.
  • Flexible working period which will include nights.
  • To provide a competent level of teaching to less experienced field technicians in the day to day delivery of projects.
  • Opportunities for progression and to expand your knowledge in other core services such as trunk main isolations, reservoir outages and commissions, chlorination’s and de-chlorination’s

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Ensure all work is undertaken in accordance with operational standards, health and safety requirements, water quality standards, contract conditions, plan specifications, quality management system, legislation, other rules and regulations, and the companies best practice procedures.
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All successful candidates will undergo background checks.