Water Mains Engineer

JOB: Building Construction/Skilled Trades
Posted: Tue 11th April 2023
Deadline: Wed 12th April 2023

Reference: finda-464-job6
Salary: £28000 - £30000
City: Carlisle

Water Mains Engineer – North West Region – Starting salary £28,000 - £30,000 P/A

+ Unlimited Overtime + Fully stocked Van + Fuel Card + NO ON CALL

New Year, Fresh Start!

Are you an experienced Water Mains Engineer / Leak Detection Engineer looking for a new opportunity?

Do you like the sound of unlimited overtime and NO ON CALL?

If so, don’t delay and apply today!

You may need to excavate and repair the water service and pipes – with minimal disruption to the customer – following your initial detection of the leak. We aim to complete all work on the first visit. Our promise to customers is that we will accurately locate the water leak, so any excavation is to a minimum when the pipes are repaired.

The Role:

  • Highly experienced at leak detection using listening sticks, ground microphones and tracer gas etc.
  • A logical approach to water mains investigation to establish ownership of supplies
  • Confidence with customers, ability to talk through with them what work is required
  • To reinstate different domestic surface types, such as paving slabs, block paving, cold lay tarmac or concrete; at the customer’s property whilst maintaining the organisations high standards and attention to detail
  • Installing induct boxes
  • Enacting new point of entry
  • To accurately identify buried services and to trace existing metallic water services using CAT and Genny
  • To be a flexible team player with a developed attention to detail that shows initiative
  • Good leadership qualities and a supportive approach to mentoring less experienced members of the team
  • To be proactive with the ability to deliver to set deadlines

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in leak detection
  • WRAS accreditation (WIAPS)
  • Moling - 20mm to 32mm service laying including the creation of new 'Point of Entry' (although training will be given)
  • Holder of National Water Hygiene Card EUSR (Blue Card)
  • Basic cold feed plumbing (Hepworth/Speed Fit and Copper pipework)
  • Remains calm under pressure
  • CAT and Genny
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office


Next Steps

If you like the look of this amazing opportunity, please apply today by clicking apply and completing our application process through Finda or email samantha@finda.uk

Please note that this position is subject to right to work, enhanced DBS, financial background, and DVLA checks due to working in a regulated environment and dealing with sensitive customer information.




Similar Jobs


Do you need help or more information before applying to this job?

Contact Support

Some of our clients

Some of our partners