About 25% of the world’s drinking water leaks out of aging underground pipes before reaching anyone’s tap. Echologics is helping to lead a global charge to change this through technological innovation.
Our innovative technology and services allow water utilities to manage their pipelines based on reliable information about their condition simply by placing sensors on valves and fire hydrants.
With custom-engineered technologies for detecting and locating leaks, as well as distinguishing healthy pipes from degraded ones, Echologics offers our customers a truly unique set of information-gathering tools.
Echologics is currently searching for a Field Specialist to join our team on a 12-16 month co-operative work term beginning May, 2019.
Why Echologics :
a division of Mueller Water Products, a large and stable US company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and with over 150 years of history
Cutting edge technology within the niche industry of leak detection
Best Smart Water Solution 2015 & 2016 at the Smart Water Summit for EchoShore-DX
Innovate IWS 2016 award for next generation technologies in water sustainability
Outside the box thinking colleagues with whom to collaborate and have fun
Energetic, diverse, and inclusive culture
Diverse global network of resources with visibility and support of a unique regional client base
Demonstrated record of developing team members professionally and personally to reach their career goals and potential
Key Responsibilities :
Conducting leak detection surveys of distribution water mains
Conducting transmission main leak detection studies
Conducting condition assessment measurements on distribution mains
Interfacing with client representatives and communicating results
Perform flow measurements of transmission mains
Manage and maintain equipment for leak detection and condition assessment projects
Prepare leak detection and condition assessment reports
Conduct field trails of Research and Development Products
Other duties as required
This role involves roughly 75% travel, with each trip typically lasting one to four weeks. Most of the work will be outdoors, conducting leak detection and condition assessment tests on water pipelines, with analysis and reporting duties between deployments
Position Requirements :
Completion of the third year in an Engineering Program
Experience doing outdoor field work, or outdoor hobbies and interests
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to problem solve technical issues
Demonstrated ability to work independently
Excellent customer service skills
Ability and willingness to travel within North America and abroad
Desire to work outdoors doing mechanical and electronics work
Critical competencies : Functional / Technical skills, Technical Learning, Learning on the fly, Problem Solving, Action Oriented, Verbal / Written Communication
Ability to lift loads up to 40lbs on the occasional basis
Echologics is excited to be relocating to the Junction Triangle neighbourhood of Toronto in Winter, 2019. Our new office will offer a collaborative and modern space with transit accessibility via GO Transit / UP Express (Bloor GO Station) as well as TTC Dundas West station.
Come join us as we enter this new chapter in our story!
Echologics is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. Accommodation is available, upon request, for candidates participating in the recruitment process.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.