Drainage Engineer

Drainage Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Drainage Engineer to join our team.


  • Basic plumbing duties;
  • Drainage jetting, CCTV surveys and drain repairs;
  • Diagnosing problems with customers’ internal issues – leaks, air-locks, no water, low pressures, etc. and ensuring resolution;
  • Carrying out general repairs and replacements on all water fittings;
  • As part of the role you will be required to lift weights of up to 25kg, work nights/weekends at enhanced rates and during all weathers;
  • Work independently or as a member of a team;
  • Provide positive and helpful disposition and professionally communicate with customers;
  • Work on client sites performing general pump station cleaning, drain/gulley cleaning, jetting, drainage CCTV;
  • Communicate effectively within a team, providing reports and photos of equipment, with the use of a PDA and mobile phone.


  • Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record and DVLA check;
  • Candidates will have a background in plumbing, drainage or general maintenance;
  • Preferably have a CSCS card, High Pressure Water Jetting, Confined Spaces;
  • Ideally, the candidate will have relevant qualifications such as an NVQ Level 2 in Plumbing and Heating – not essential;
  • High pressure water jetting certification;
  • Confined space certification;
  • CSCS Card;
  • Full UK driving licence is essential.