Smart Asset Data Technician

  • Job Reference: REQ00568
  • Date Posted: 30 March 2024
  • Location: SES Water - Redhill
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus usual benefits package
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Smart Asset Data Technician

If you are a motivated and keen individual with a commitment to delivering high quality services to our customers, we’d love you to join SES Water on our journey to make a positive impact on the lives of those we serve and the environment we cherish. Together, we are shaping a sustainable future, one drop at a time.

A forward-thinking utility company, SES Water is driven by innovation and environmental responsibility. We continuously invest in cutting-edge technologies and sustainable practices to protect and preserve our precious water resources while meeting the evolving needs of our customers.

It’s an exciting time to join us as we seek to transform how data is used to enhance our service and be efficient.  You will be joining a company where every colleague is valued for their contribution and encouraged to share their ideas, developing our experience and understanding of technology to improve our effectiveness.

What We Offer:

SES Water value our employee’s wellbeing and have created a package to care for both your financial needs and personal wellbeing.

  • Generous salary: between £25,000 and £28,000 depending on experience.
  • Group personal pension plan with up to 10% employer contribution.
  • Life assurance for peace of mind.
  • Financial education, savings, and loans support.
  • Cycle to Work and Car Share Schemes and for eco-conscious commuting.
  • 25 days of annual leave for work-life balance.
  • Simply Health healthcare cashback scheme and Surgical Choices.
  • Service and MOT discounts at our on-site garage.
  • One paid day per year for volunteering in the community


Working outside in all weather conditions and reporting into the Smart Asset Field Manager, you will be responsible for the maintenance and deployment of SES Water’s stock of sensors embedded in the network and wider asset base.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain good data across the stock of loggers/sensors on company assets -including at District Meters, CPs, SAM sites, NHH loggers, Smart Meters and other designated monitoring points on our assets.
  • Use our job management system to manage your workload under the supervision of the Smart Asset Field Manager escalating major sensor issues to the directly to logger providers.
  • Provide support to Asset Intelligence and reporting teams to maintain data availability at 90%.
  • Champion full operability of all network data assets
  • Planning for the location and installation of all new network sensors
  • Contribute to key asset maintenance and monitoring projects by planning and implementing field tests for network analysis.
  • Working with the Smart Asset Field Manager and Innovation manager to identify and trial new industry techniques that enable us to better collect and maintain asset data.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:


You will be educated to GCSE (or equivalent) level and be familiar with MS packages like Excel.


We aren’t expecting you to have experience in a similar role, but you will need to have lots of initiative, self-motivation and a “can-do” attitude. We can provide you with the training to ensure your success and career development.


This role involves manual duties, for example, meter changes, logger repairs, lifting covers and working in confined spaces. It would be great if you have the NSWRA qualification and the NWHC (blue card) but this is not essential.


You will also be provided with a company van and all the tools and equipment needed to do the job.


Application Process


The closing date for applications is the end of April so don’t worry if you don’t hear from us until then.


Diversity and Inclusion:


We thrive on the knowledge and life experiences of our colleagues, recognizing that our differences bring diverse perspectives and make us a great team. We welcome people who live our values, bring their true selves to work, and have a desire to share their lived experience to serve our communities both now and in the future.

Please let us know if you need any support during the application process.