Sewer Network Support Specialist


£24,257 to £30,321


Bradford, West Yorkshire


United Kingdom


Western Europe


Yorkshire Water


<1 Year


Entry Date





Salary and benefits; Salary from £24,257 to £30,321 dependant on experience + attractive pension + quarterly performance related bonus + 25 days holiday + training and development opportunities in line with the Sewer Network Support Specialist Progression Plan.

We currently have exciting fixed term and permanent opportunities for Sewer Network Support Specialists to join the Customer Field Services team in Yorkshire Water. 


These are full-time positions, based at our offices in Bradford, where you will be using your knowledge of Internal Sewer escapes and pollution risks, the sewer network and data analysis techniques to gain insight and promote interventions where assets performance has changed.


These roles will be based at our Buttershaw site in Bradford. However, you will be required to attend meetings at various locations across the Yorkshire region, therefore, a full valid EU driving licence is essential for the role.


Once trained, you will be required to take part in a rota of weekend working.


Working as part of the Operational Data & Analytics Team, you will be using your knowledge of escapes & Pollution risks from the sewer network to collate information from various sources and applying your analytical skills to that data. 


The role will primarily be responsible for taking real time feedback from routine inspections and promoting work as a result. You will also be analysing and identifying patterns and adverse trends in asset performance. You will provide insight on the performance of CSO’s and other wastewater assets and make recommendations to support operational interventions. You will also take responsibility for identifying opportunities to integrate data collection and analysis with other areas of the business. 


As part of the team, you will also be expected to identify opportunities in how we can improve the way the Operational Data & Analytics Team collects and analyses data to improve our ways of working.


What skills are we looking for?


Ideally you will have a good understanding of sewer networks, common failure modes and solutions.


You will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel ideally including awareness of VB coding, other Microsoft products and have a practical common-sense approach to problem solving and be confident in using IT in your everyday role. 


You will have experience of compiling, interpretation, analysis and communication of data. In addition, experience of developing and maintaining management dashboards would be advantageous.


You will have experience of influencing others at all levels, with the ability to develop and maintain effective internal and external relationships and have experience in presenting and communicating complex information to a wide range of audiences. 


You will be self-motivated, with the ability to both manage your own workload, and work as part of a wider team. You will also enjoy using your problem-solving skills to drive issues through to resolution.


A full valid EU driving licence is essential for the role, as you will be required to attend meetings at various locations across the Yorkshire region.


Ideally you will have knowledge YW telemetry and ICOM systems


What's in it for you?


Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.


If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on-line and complete the application process and submitting your CV with a covering letter, outlining your key reasons for applying for the role and whether it is the fixed term or permanent contract that you are interested in applying for.


Closing date: 17th November
Interview date: 28th November

Key Skills

Analytical, Microsoft Excel, knowledge of Sewer Networks

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