We’re hiring!

Due to our continued growth at United Drains, we are looking for great candidates to join our fantastic team.

Drainage Engineer

We are looking for a plumbing & drainage engineer to join our expanding team on a full-time basis. We are a combined plumbing and drainage company that specialise in the commercial sector. Areas of cover currently are London and surrounding counties.

Details of the job

The ideal candidate has to be flexible in their working hours and be able to do a minimum of 45 hours per week. We also require you to do call outs as and when we require. The job role can be offered on a self-employed contractor basis.

Essential requirements

  • Have a positive can-do attitude
  • High standard of communication skills, both written and verbally
  • High attention to detail and take pride in the work you do
  • Must have exceptional customer service skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Hold a full driving license
  • Be available to work at least 45 hours per week
  • Have own tools

Must be competent in the following but not all essential

  • Minimum 5 years experience in the same field
  • Plumbing (City & Guilds qualified)
  • Excavations and drain laying
  • Drain lining and patches
  • CCTV surveys
  • High pressure water jetting
  • Carrying out quotes
  • Good knowledge of health & safety


  • High earning OTE 60K to 90K per annum
  • Branded vehicle (chargeable)
  • Uniform provided
  • Congestion Charge and ULEZ paid
  • Parts/materials purchasing via our supplier network
  • Opportunity to progress to senior field-based roles

This is a full time role. The salary is £60,000.00-£90,000.00 per year or £1,000.00 to £2,000.00 per week.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • London, Greater London: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Plumbing: 1 year (preferred)


  • CSCS card (preferred)
  • Driving licence (preferred)
  • City & Guilds (preferred)