Water Optimisation Engineer

  • Job Reference: R25279
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £42,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

£42k - £50k - Salary Depending on skills and experience

Home working and an office in any of the following locations - Peterborough, Huntingdon, Norwich, Lincoln or Milton Keynes

Full time, 37 hours a week

Anglian Water offers a flexible approach, this role offers you the flexibility to work from home and from an Anglian Water office. Your base location can be anywhere within the Anglian Water region, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Norwich, Lincoln or Milton Keynes.

Love Every Drop!

Anglian Water is an innovative utility company always looking for ways to continue to make sure it's fit for the future. Our Optimisation Team focus on driving efficiencies through smart ways to make the network better.

They are currently looking for an Optimisation Engineer to join their team of Engineers within the Treated Water Distribution Optimisation team. You will be responsible for identifying and developing network optimisation opportunities across the system. You will lead on the design and delivery or implementation of system-based Source to Tap Optimisation solutions across the AWS region. You will have the ability to engineer specific and tailored solutions that are cost effective and efficient within agreed timescales and cost constraints utilising the appropriate delivery route.

The role requires a good level of general water engineering knowledge with a specialism in water distribution, preferably with expertise in hydraulic modelling. Through expert analysis of our water systems you will identify and deliver smart water network solutions to improve the performance of our systems allowing us to create an innovative, smart water network of the future. As part of a wider team you will work across source to tap, supporting Water Resources and Supply, Treated Water Distribution or System Level Projects.

Using technical and process experience, you will provide support to the Water Optimisation Team and Water Business Stream in relation to the reduction of operating costs of the water system. The role will enable integration and collaboration across the various Water Sub-Business streams and wider key stakeholder areas

The role will support embedding of new technologies and solutions to facilitate the efficient operation of our system.

As a valued employee, you'll be entitled to:

  • 26 annual leave - rising with length of service

  • Flexible working

  • Competitive pension scheme - Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%

  • Bonus scheme

  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle.

What does it take to be an Optimisation Engineer?

  • Strong technical knowledge and operational experience of water assets and systems from Source to tap

  • Strong technical knowledge of analysis, how to use geospatial information and various data modelling tools including hydraulic models

  • Specialist or subject matter expert in a technical discipline or project management (as required by portfolios)

  • Proven track record of identifying and delivering projects, preferably in an optimisation or engineering environment

  • Proven financial management skills and ability to control a project budget

  • Strong analytical skills including data manipulation

  • Good understanding of IT systems and applications

  • Ability to think commercially and strategically

  • Excellent communicator at all levels

  • Able to challenge and collaborate constructively

  • Ability to understand and resolve problems quickly tackling cause not symptoms

Why Anglian Water?

Anglian Water is not your typical water company. What we do really matters. Water is the lifeblood of our world and we're proud of the difference we make. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly love what we do!

If you're passionate about what you do and would like to make a difference, then we'd love to hear from you.

Closing date: 02/06/2024