Drain Repair Engineer - Berkshire

Hales Group Ltd
Reading, UK
14 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Home Based - Drain Repair Engineer - Berkshire and surrounding areas

Starting salary £26,000-28,850 depending on experience plus company pension, annual bonus, voluntary weekend overtime (No home emergency call outs) OTE £35k (50 hour Monday - Friday door to door contract)

The Company
My 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 theirselves on developing their team members and deliver a high standard of customer service and client satisfaction.

The Job

In the Drain Repair Engineer role you will predominantly be site based undertaking a variety of drainage jobs whilst ensuring, where possible, that work is completed on the first visit. The engineer requires previous experience in completing large drain repairs via excavation and confident in making problem solving decisions. You will be able to confidently explain to customers what works you need to carry out while ensuring you leave them with peace of mind and providing a first class customer experience.


CCTV (labeling and recording)

CAT Scanning in order to identify buried services.

CAT Scanning to trace/locate the drainage system using sonde.

Open Cut pipework replacement in excavations up to a depth of 2.0m. (including knowledge of trench shoring methods)

Patch Repair experience (no dig repair using patch packer)

Relining experience (no dig repair via inversion of calibration hose through liner using air or water)

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

Excellent standard of customer care

Problem solving approach to repairs

Desirable but not essential, we will provide all the training necessary

Re-Rounding experience

Use of 360 Excavators (1.5T, 3T, 5T)

The Person

The new team member will be;




Eager to learn our business and be flexible to do it the way my client does it

Want to kick start their career to grow and develop within my client's company

Takes pride in their work

Likes to take ownership


DBS check

Driving licence check

Job competency and relevant experience

The rewards we offer

The rewards for the successful candidate are exceptional! There is first class training with continued support from the office and remotely. My client offers excellent career development and training opportunities for all our employees. They offer opportunities for progression, learning of new skills, taking on new responsibilities. They pay a competitive starting salary between £26-28,850 with the option to work voluntary overtime. 20 days holiday plus the bank holidays per year (which increases with length of service). They provide a company vehicle with a fuel card, which is fully equipped. Company phone and tablet device. Other benefits of the role include a company pension, annual bonus, staff incentives and a Monday to Friday working week with the option to work overtime.

To apply, please contact Paul Hewitt on: or email:

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