Digital Water Systems Modelling Engineer - KTP Associate

£27,511 - £35,845

Manchester, Greater Manchester - 36 months

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Job description

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join an industry-leading Water Systems Engineering project as the KTP Associate on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership between the University of Exeter and Datatecnics Corporation.

It includes a £6k training budget and 10% of your working time dedicated to personal development. The successful candidate will be employed by the University of Exeter and will be based at the company premises in Manchester, with regular travel between Exeter and Manchester.

The role of the Modelling Engineer will be to lead this strategic project, working alongside Datatecnics and leading academics at the University of Exeter to develop and embed the ability to interpret unique, novel data received from Datatecnics’ sensors to predict pipe failures and forecast asset lifetimes. The successful applicant will develop both industrial and research skills for their future career, utilising the skills and knowledge of company supervisors, as well as benefitting from continuous academic support.

Project description

This project aims to develop a new approach to monitoring water assets and predicting water pipe failures by developing a digital construction of network assets in an integrated manner, through the development of experimental and numerical models of the soil-pipe system and querying of multi-parameter live and historical datasets. Within Datatecnics, the Modelling Engineer will be working alongside the data science, civil and electronics engineering teams, and reporting directly to senior management. More information about Datatecnics can be found at: https://www.datatecnics.com/pages/careers/.

About the business

Datatecnics are experts in the design and delivery of IoT monitoring systems to digitise the infrastructure of large utility and energy customers. Datatecnics’ hardware generates unique datasets, which provide clients with unprecedented knowledge of the health of their infrastructure. By deploying Datatecnics’ technology, asset operators can remotely monitor their infrastructure, reduce downtime and more efficiently plan their capital and maintenance programmes. More information about Datatecnics can be found at: https://www.datatecnics.com/pages/careers/

Water Systems Engineering

Engineering

Educated to first degree level in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or a related field of study or equivalent experience.

23 April 2021

23 May 2021

7 June 2021

R74658


This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join an industry-leading Water Systems Engineering project as the KTP Associate on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership between the University of Exeter and Datatecnics Corporation.

It includes a £6k training budget and 10% of your working time dedicated to personal development. The successful candidate will be employed by the University of Exeter and will be based at the company premises in Manchester, with regular travel between Exeter and Manchester.

The role of the Modelling Engineer will be to lead this strategic project, working alongside Datatecnics and leading academics at the University of Exeter to develop and embed the ability to interpret unique, novel data received from Datatecnics’ sensors to predict pipe failures and forecast asset lifetimes. The successful applicant will develop both industrial and research skills for their future career, utilising the skills and knowledge of company supervisors, as well as benefitting from continuous academic support.