Field Engineer - Water Sector
Field Engineer - Water Sector
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AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s leading providers of engineering professional consulting and support services with offices across Ireland.
We have an opportunity for a Field Engineer who will be responsible for carrying out site visits within the Growth and Development framework and non-standard new Connections applications for our client, including performing site assessments, and creating Work Orders for non-standard new connections within a given region. The Field Engineer will work closely with 3rd parties assigned to work in the field ensuring the delivery of onsite connections services.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide excellent customer experience through the end-to-end connections process.
- Monitor incoming site inspection requests in relation to non-standard New Connection applications
- Assess plans received for further technical investigations e.g. future inspection of site
- Liaise with team in arrangement of site visits
- Conduct site assessments in accordance with clients Health and Safety Policy and Standards, and input requirement into Work Order
- Carry out technical and field assessment of the New Connections application as maybe required
- Ensure compliance with New Connection Standards and Policies in field work
- Document results of inspections and approve/close Work Order as applicable
- Liaise with Senior/ Design Engineer in relation to any identified technical requirements for Work Orders
- Support the delivery of network development work when the need for new connections warrants expansion and reinforcement, working closely with the Local Authorities, Capital Delivery and/or 3rd party delivery partners
- Perform adoption inspections and testing as necessary
- Ensure provision of new/updated asset data to systems
- Ensure any relevant customer and premise information gets recorded in GIS systems for multiple premise applications
- Provide support to the Connections & Developer Services senior management team as required
- Perform other such duties in relation to work and Customer Operations
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
- Third level qualification in Engineering, or a related degree, with at least 5 years’ relevant experience
- Relevant experience of connections management in a utility/local authority and; experience in water/wastewater is desirable
- Knowledge of planning applications and connections regulation desireable
- Ability to develop relationships to accomplish team goals
- Prioritise tasks, work with schedules and manage resources while remaining focused on team goals
- Set high standards, by encouraging others to assume responsibility and accountability for tasks
At AtkinsRéalis we put Environment, Sustainability and Health & Safety at the heart of our business strategy. We possess a significant breadth of knowledge and depth of skills and experience for the ultimate benefit of our clients. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. Together with our clients, we’re always striving to find better ways to get things done. We are a certified CPD Accredited employer with Engineers Ireland and we were named Engineers Ireland CPD Employer of the year in 2021.
We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and ability.
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