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Leak Detention & Water Supply Engineer

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Job role insights

  • Date posted

    April 19, 2024

  • Hiring location


  • Offered salary

    £30,000 - £34,000/year

  • Career level


  • Experience

    1 - 2 Years

  • Quantity

    1 person


Leak Detention & Water Supply Engineer

Location: Chelmsford

Salary: £30,000 to £34,000 (DOE)

Hours of work: Monday to Friday with the occasional weekend with the option of overtime.

MPJ Recruitment are proud to be working with one of the industry’s leaders in the provision of drainage and water leak detection services to the insurance industry. It’s a fantastic time to join our client, they have been established for over 40 years, use the latest in cutting edge technology and are always looking to new ways to develop their services.

The Role:

You will predominately be site-based working across the UK, conducting leak detection surveys and site assessments utilising a variety of technology. You must have experience in the field and have a good problem-solving skill with a pragmatic approach.

Making recommendations to complete repairs in the most cost-effective and least invasive way is essential. You must also have excellent customer service skills being able to confidently speak to customers to explain the work you are competing leaving them with a great customer experience.

Experience Required:

  • Leak detection (find and fix technics including use of traditional listening stick method, Ground Acoustics and Correlators equipment.
  • Use of Thermal Imaging devises an advantage.
  • Use of other specialist technologies in the field
  • Use of CAT/GENIE to locate below ground services including tracing with push wire reel locating existing metallic & plastic water supply pipes.
  • Generating detailed site report and plan/layout of the water supply within the property boundaries.
  • Trouble shooting problematic & leaking mains water systems.
  • A logical approach to leak detection investigations being able to establish the location of the leaks with minimal disturbance/excavation.
  • WIAPS approved or similar
  • Reinstatement of various different domestic surface types i.e. paving slabs, block paving, etc
  • Ability to carry out small scall enabling works and reinstatements.
  • Outstanding customer care
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • Full driving licence
  • Trained and certificated engineers is an advantage.


  • Attractive salary and benefits package.
  • Regular training delivered.
  • Career progression.

In the first instance please CLICK APPLY to this advert to forward your CV to MPJ Recruitment Ltd, where one of our consultants will be in contact. However, preference will be given to those who match the criteria and experience.


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