Repair Engineer

Recruiter
Innovation Group
Location
Manchester
Posted
20 Jan 2019
Closes
25 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Innovation Group’s underground services business is booming and we are looking for additional Water Repair Engineer’s. We provide services to our domestic customers following calls to report water leaks at their homes.
We have worked on thousands of homes detecting leaks, we realise how quickly a leak can cause devastating water damage which incur costly repairs to our customers.
You’re day-to-day:
You will be joining our team of Leak Detection and repair Specialists (find and fix), using specialised leak detection equipment that limits damage to our customer’s property.
The majority of your work will be with our domestic customers, often they are unaware of water leaks until they are informed by the Water companies, and we step in to locate and repair the leak.
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 to 1 square meter, so any excavation is to a minimum when the pipes are repaired. This is the challenge of the role.
Skills required:
* Highly experienced at leak detection using listening sticks, ground microphones 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
* Self-starter able to work on their own initiative
* Knowledge and experience of reinstating different domestic surface types (paving slabs, block paving, cold lay tarmac, concreting etc.)
* CRB checked
* Holder of National Water Hygiene Card EUSR (Blue Card)
* CAT & Genny - To identify buried services and to trace existing metallic water services.
* Enacting new point of entry
* Installing induct boxes
* Must hold a valid UK driving Licence with no more than 6 points
Desirable skills:
* Moling - 20mm to 32mm service laying including the creation of new 'Point of Entry' (we will give you training on this)
* Basic cold feed plumbing (Hepworth/Speed Fit and Copper pipework)
* Use of 360 Excavators (1.5T, 3T, 5T)
* WRAS Accreditation (WIAPS)
The benefits:
* Competitive Salary
* 25 days pro rota holiday entitlement (plus bank holidays)
* Flexible benefits package
* First class pension plan
* A fully stocked van and fuel card
* Full uniform
* Company phone

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