Water industry network technician (level 3)
Water industry network technicians respond to incidents and monitor water or waste water networks, resolving issues or identifying action required.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to A level.
- Typical duration
- 30 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Engineering and manufacturing
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- Network customer technician or inspectors
- Quality assurance technician
- Sewer network inspector
- Sewerage technician
- Wastewater network technician
- Wastewater sewerage network technician
- Water distribution leakage technician
- Water distribution network technician
- Water field technician
- Water recycling technician
Skills an apprentice will learn
- Comply with (water or wastewater) industry regulations and procedures.
- Complete risk assessments: identify and document risks and hazards in the workplace. Apply control measures.
- Comply with health and safety regulations, and safe working and security practices and procedures.
- Set out and remove signing, lighting, and guarding.
- Conduct vehicle checks.
- Conduct and assess impact of activity for example, environmental, cost, reputation, safety, and health. Apply control measures.
- Comply with environmental and sustainability regulations and requirements . For example, safe disposal of waste, re-cycling or re-use of materials, and efficient use of resources.
- Apply principles of sustainable development. For example, in choice of materials.
- Trace and locate network services.
- Collect mitigation data or evidence.
- Check technician tools and equipment. Conduct maintenance for example, calibration.
- Identify issues. Apply fault-finding and problem-solving techniques: identify root cause. Resolve faults.
- Consider, identify, and promote areas for improvement. For example, in relation to quality, cost, time, safety, and impact.
- Use information technology. Follow cyber security requirements. Comply with GDPR.
- Interpret digital mapping systems and update.
- Complete work documentation: enter and record data and information using digital technology for example, hand-held devices.
- Read and interpret written information. For example, work instructions, and service level agreements.
- Identify and organise resources to complete tasks. For example, equipment, traffic management, and personnel.
- Prioritise work activities.
- Communicate verbally and in writing. For example, with colleagues, customers, and stakeholders. Use water industry terminology where appropriate.
- Identify and escalate issues.
- Provide advice and guidance to customers.
- Liaise with, negotiate with, and handle conflict in individual or group environments.
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