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Huntingdon Leak Detection Technician, Essex

For over 20 years Polygon has remained at the forefront of non-destructive leak detection, employing a unique combination of people, knowledge and technology to deliver leading-edge solutions for our insurance and end-user customers. As we continue our growth trajectory and maintain our position as the UK’s market leader, we are now recruiting for Leak Detection technicians in your area. Demonstrating positivity, an analytical and disciplined approach to your work, you will already be a leak detection technician looking to progress, or someone with a building/plumbing background looking to make their next move.

Job Mission

To provide the best solution to all leak detection/trace, access and fix instructions received by the Company in the most cost effective and profitable manner. To carry out moisture surveys where needed. To grow the Company’s business and to develop the leak detection business by keeping ahead of new technology and ensuring sound knowledge of current techniques and procedures.

Key Activities and Accountabilities

  • Carry out adhoc projects as directed by the Leak Detection manager
  • Carry out leak detection jobs covering all regions as required
  • Progressing outstanding estimates
  • Arranging meetings with prospective customers
  • Attending seminars and visits
  • Ensures Polygon IT system is completed correctly, in line with quality procedures
  • Help technicians with technical problems regarding leak detection and provide coaching where necessary
  • Together with Leak Detection Manager – turnover and profit
  • Ensuring the equipment is serviced correctly in line with quality procedures
  • Purchasing requirements
  • Attending meetings as directed by the Leak Detection Manager
  • Liaising with customers
  • Assisting with project design
  • Development of new techniques together with the Leak Detection Manager
  • Ensuring Company and quality procedures are adhered to by the restoration technicians
  • Moisture surveys and writing technical reports
  • Calibration and repair work to all Leak Detection equipment
  • Trace & Access and fix of hidden pipe work

Key Interfaces

  • Leak Detection Manager
  • Restoration technicians
  • Project Manager
  • Technical Training Manager
  • Customers / Prospective customers
  • Subcontractors / Suppliers

Knowledge

  • Company products and services
  • Leak detection
  • Technical (water damage restoration)
  • Moisture measurement
  • Building knowledge
  • Drying techniques
  • Plumbing
  • Thermography
  • Building Investigation

Skills and Abilities

  • Plumbing skills / qualifications
  • Technical skills – psychometrics
  • Report writing
  • Building / DIY
  • Ability to deal with customers under stress
  • Customer care
  • Electrical - Awareness

Character Attributes

  • Positive attitude
  • Lateral thinker
  • Disciplined
  • Patient
  • Analytical
  • Methodical

Type and Level of Education/Experience

  • Good general education
  • GCSE English / Mathematics

How is Performance Measured

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Achievement of budgeted turnover for leak detection business
  • Achievement of service standards

To apply, please write or email with a CV and covering letter detailing your skills and experience to bob.smith@polygongroup.com