Assistant Drainage Engineer (Groundworks)

ATS Recruitment
North London, Greater London
£22800/annum plus company vehicle
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

We are currently working on behalf of a rapidly expanding, independent specialist with an impeccable reputation. The company serves the insurance industry for drainage and water mains claims across the UK. They pride themselves on developing their employees and delivering excellent levels of customer service and client satisfaction.

This is a home based personnel development position for those Assistant Engineers with the right attributes that are looking to progress and develop themselves into future Drainage Repair Engineers / Water Supply Engineers and Drain Inspection Engineers.

The Job

In the Assistant Engineer role, you will predominantly be site based undertaking a variety drainage and water service jobs whilst ensuring, where possible, that work is completed to a high standard on the first visit. You will be able to confidently explain to customers what work you need to carry out ensuring you leave them with peace of mind.

The Person

• Wants to work whilst being developed over a 24/36 month period
• Eager to learn new skills and develop their career
• Self-starter able to work on their own initiative
• Likes to work autonomously
• Likes to take responsibility
• Wants a contract that pays door to door
• Wants to work hard Monday to Friday
• High integrity and tenacious
• Wants a consistent salary that’s not dependent on overtime
• Wants job security
• Treats vehicle and equipment as own

Experience Required


• Willingness to learn new skills
• Excellent timekeeping
• Excellent standard of customer care.
• Ability to excavate on a day to day basis.
• Ability to work as part of a team.


• Use of 360 Excavators (1.5T, 3T, 5T)
• High Pressure Water Jetting
• CAT Scanning in order to identify buried services
• Knowledge of basic water mains principles
• Knowledge of basic drainage principles
• Reinstatement of various different domestic surface types (Paving Slabs, Block Paving, Cold Lay Tarmac, Concreting etc.)


• Credit check
• Driving licence with no more than 6 points
• Job competency and relevant experience

The Rewards:

The rewards for the successful candidate are excellent. The company are willing to pay a competitive starting salary of £22,800 plus a fully equipped and expensed company vehicle and strong benefits package. They also offer excellent career development (to Engineer level within 24-36 months) and training opportunities for their employees. Other benefits of the role include a company pension, annual bonus, staff incentives and a Monday to Friday working week