Metering Analyst

This vacancy is now closed

Ref
TWU-004365-7
Division
Operations
Location
Rose Kiln Court
Contract type
Permanent
Full/Part-time
Full-time
Hours
36 hours per week
Salary
Paying up to £35,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience.
Closing date
07/04/2020
Job description

About the role:

This role is a key position within the business where you are responsible for coordinating, tracking and reporting on a range of metering programmes. You will be tasked with highlighting issues relating to the regulatory meter data and related suite of assets as well as day to day management of regulatory meter data and be the main point of contact for any issues. Day to day duties will include:

  • Identify faulty meters through weekly checks using Excel, Pi, and Scada or through verification program.
  • Work with teams to identify opportunities to improve the accuracy and serviceability of meter.
  • Create work orders for the metering team to resolve, use the website to record progress.
  • Liaise with Network Optimisation Team, Leakage Optimisation Team and Production Team to raise APS risks to request funding for replacement of meters.
  • Co-ordinate and track the progress of the regulatory meter verification program.
  • Create Permit to Works for permission to carry out verification on meters that are part of a production process.
  • Create work orders and Liaise with planning and scheduling team for ICA technicians to assist with process meter verifications and repairs.
  • React to site issue in verification plan, form solutions or escalate to relevant team managers to resolve and reduce the number of aborts to plan.
  • Liaise with the planning team to arrange and coordinate Traffic management requirements with regulatory meter work.
  • Weekly update and distribution of action plans: Zonal meter, Critical Pressure points, Meter Verification, Greater than 5% tracker, Priority meter replacement.
  • Completion of weekly and monthly performance reports.

To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:

We are looking for someone that is ideally degree educated or equivalent and you must possess exceptional administrative skills. You will be confident working with a high volume of data and must have an eye for detail.

The ideal candidate will have a background in water or engineering, excellent communication, and analytical skills. We are looking for a candidate with computer literacy, ideally with some previous experience in using the Pi system however this is not essential. You will have strong coordination experience with the ability to export data across multiple systems and be able to identify and resolve problems quickly and successfully. You will have a strong work ethic and will be pro-active and you must be able to prioritise your workload.

What’s in it for you:

This is a crucial role for metering and leakage and will provide the successful candidate with a day to day understanding of metering within the clean water network. In this role you will provide support to various operational teams to understand problems, identify solutions and assist in their delivery. This is an exciting and crucial role, needed to manage critical network asset data to provide stakeholders with the best data to make informed business decision.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service and a wider benefits scheme. This includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans, voucher scheme giving you money off in major retail outlets, loyalty awards for continuous service plus much more, including our refer-a-friend bonus, where you can receive up to £1,000 for helping someone get a permanent position within the company. 

We’re also proud to be here for our local community, offering all of our teams two days paid volunteer leave a year, as well as proudly supporting a lot of local events and charities.

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About us:

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to millions of customers by supplying 2.7 billion litres of world-class water to around 10 million homes.

As our world changes, the need to take care of our most precious resource is greater than ever, both locally and globally. That’s why, at Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open. We’re passionate about providing world-class tap water, now and for the future.

We’re also turning waste into power, self-generating 20% of the energy we use and, in turn, doing our bit for the planet. We’re reducing plastic waste by celebrating our tap water and rolling out an ambitious water fountain project. We’re using our voice to lobby for change and partnering with WaterAid to provide clean water to the world’s poorest communities.

Together, we’re building a better future for our customers, our region and our planet.

Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements, and unparalleled benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and leading the way with an award-winning mental health and wellbeing strategy.

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