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Mains Water Engineer

ATS Recruitment
Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
£30000 - £38000/annum + Vehicle + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
May 27, 2023

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Water, Wastewater & Stormwater Infrastructure
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Mains Water Engineer

Permanent - Full time employment - Monday - Friday

Kent - TN12

£30,000 - £38,000 per annum - doe - (inc bonus) + vehicle + benefits

The Client

Our client is rapidly expanding due to continued growth with new and existing clients. They are an independent specialist with an impeccable reputation who work on behalf of major UK insurers, providing national service for drainage and water mains claims across the UK. They pride themselves on developing their team members and delivering high levels of customer service and client satisfaction.

Our client is intensely proud of what they do, and they are committed to getting the job done. They use their own knowledge and cutting-edge technology to put things right and will act swiftly every step along the way.

The Role

As a Water Mains Engineer, you will be independently completing water supply pipe investigations and repairs on-site for our customers. The company aim to ensure that works are completed during the first visit where possible, so great problem-solving skills are essential to overcome unforeseen challenges. You'll be responsible for caring for the customer on-site, so excellent customer care is vital.

* Working hours are 47.5 hours, Monday to Friday

* Door to door travel time is paid.

* Weekends are not typically worked, but voluntary overtime during the weekend is available, paid at time and a half.

* Works carried out will be in Kent and surrounding areas.

This position would be ideal if you are not heavily dependent on overtime hours, and you would like a good work - life balance so you are able to enjoy your weekends (though O/T is available should you want this)

Technical Support Team will be available at all times to help with any issues you may face whilst on the job, from technical problems to vehicle and kit requirements.


* Leak detection ('Find & Fix' through use of listening stick, ground mic, etc)

* Logical approach to water mains investigation to establish ownership of supplies.

* 20mm to 32mm service laying including the creation of new 'Point of Entry'

* National Water Hygiene Card EUSR (Blue Card)

* Trenchless installation via moling

* Use of a CAT scanner in order to identify buried services and to trace/locate.

* the existing metallic water supply

* Reinstatement of various different domestic surface types (Paving Slabs, Block Paving, Cold Lay Tarmac, Concreting etc.)

* Excellent standard of customer care

* Full UK driving licence is essential with no more than 6 penalty points.

* Ability to pass a basic DBS check.

The Rewards

The rewards for the successful candidate are excellent. The company are willing to pay a good basic salary of up to £34,000 (negotiable upon experience)

The total competitive package is up to £38,000, including a discretionary generous annual bonus which is paid just before the end of the year, to all engineers and a generous 5% pension contribution is given.

* A fully equipped and expensed company vehicle will be provided.

* Strong benefits package, mobile phone & tablet, fuel and trade card

* 21 Days Annual Leave + 8 Statutory Bank Holidays - annual leave increases with length of service.

* Westfield Health Cash-back Plan, giving you access to services such as dental care, optical care, physiotherapy and a 24 Hour GP, including coverage for your children and gym discounts.

* Our client also offers excellent career development and training opportunities for their employees

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