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Thank you for your interest in working at Metro Rod. We operate from not just our Support Centre in Macclesfield, but from 40+ depots across the UK too.

As well as being a leading drainage specialist, we’re also a great company to work for. An encouraging working environment, continual in-house training and the support of a nationwide network of industry experts and business professionals, we offer career opportunities that help you learn and grow.

We pride ourselves on having a team of dedicated, passionate and skilful employees leading our business. If that sounds like you, then we’d love for you to join us.

We have a variety of technical and non-technical roles throughout our business. From a wide spectrum of engineerial positions to ‘behind the scenes’ staff at our Support Centre and depots, we truly do have the perfect position for everyone within the Metro Rod family.

If you think Metro Rod sounds like the right place for your talents to be put to good use, please see our current vacancies below. Alternatively, send your CV and a covering letter to: Julian Mason, Ashwood Court, Tytherington Business Park, Macclesfield, SK10 2XF. You can also email [email protected]

Drainage Engineers – Positions Available Nationally

 

Metro Rod is a national market leader in providing the highest quality drain care services.  We operate as a UK network of independently owned, regional franchises, coordinated via a central Support Hub, and owned by Franchise Brands plc.

We are looking for dedicated individuals who want to develop their engineering careers within this sector and who are committed to providing the most exceptional levels of service to our valued and high-profile customers.

We have a range of full, part-time and flexible vacancies available across the UK and we will work with you from the outset to establish the optimum working pattern that suits your needs as well as those of the business.

About the Job:

  • Carry out a range of services associated with the cleaning, clearance, repair and maintenance of our customer’s drains;
  • Deliver an exceptional standard of customer service and technical expertise;
  • Ensure you work in accordance with H&S and Quality Assurance procedures;
  • Maintain your branded company service vehicle and equipment to the highest standards;
  • Accurately record work/job details via a range of bespoke internal/client systems and applications;
  • Communicate effectively with clients and Metro Rod Support Centre colleagues to ensure excellent customer service is provided at all times;
  • A commitment to working for a 24/7 and 365 service provider – this may involve participation in on-call rotas or occasional unsociable hours.


About the Person: 

  • Will have a positive, flexible, can-do attitude;
  • Want to be part of an exciting, growing and progressive business with an increasingly formidable brand presence;
  • Be willing to work occasional/unsociable hours;
  • Ideally have relevant experience and qualifications – or committed to attaining this;
  • Hold a full UK driving licence – or be taking lessons/working to pass your test.


Benefits of the Job:

  • Ability to work in a positive team environment and develop your technical skills;
  • Competitive salary and benefits package;
  • Auto-enrolment pension;
  • A structured approach to your training and development;
  • Formal apprenticeship courses are also available, via our certified provider ITOL.


How to apply:

If you are interested in becoming a valued member of our national team, please provide your CV and a Covering Letter to [email protected]

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Drainage Engineers and GA – Metro Rod Exeter

Metro Rod Exeter are looking for experienced all-round drainage engineers and a GA to cover unblocking work, PPM’s, pipe lining, excavation and CCTV drain surveys.

Skills and qualifications

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of carrying out one or more of the relevant disciplines above and be:

  • WJA trained
  • Confined space trained
  • NRSWA accredited
  • DBS checked

Training will be offered to the right candidate(s).

Salary and Benefits

  • £18-26k plus overtime and on-call allowances, dependent on qualifications and experience.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme after qualifying period
  • Free uniform

Hours

  • 40 hours per week
  • On-call rota with flexible shifts for the right candidate(s).

Location

  • The county of Devon.

To apply

Please send your CV to [email protected]

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Drainage GA – Mid-Wales & Shropshire

Metro Rod Mid Wales and Shropshire are seeking a General Assistant to support their Drainage Engineers with the full scope of emergency and routine drainage services for both commercial and domestic customers. This is a full-time vacancy.

Your role and responsibilities: 

• To support our Engineers in carrying out a range of services associated with the cleaning, clearance, repair and maintenance of our customer’s drains;
• To deliver an exceptional standard of customer service;
• To ensure you work in accordance with H&S and Quality Assurance procedures;
• Communicate effectively with customers and Metro Rod Support Centre colleagues to ensure excellent customer service is provided at all times;
• Be part of an on-call rota to help service our clients 24/7, 365 days a year.

Ideal candidates will:

• Have a positive, flexible, can-do attitude;
• Want to be part of a growing and progressive business;
• Be willing to work unsociable hours;
• Be willing to work towards NVQ level 2 in drainage/plumbing, or equivalent;

Benefits:

• Work in a positive team environment and develop your skills;
• Competitive salary package;
• On-call allowances for unsociable hours/call-outs;
• Auto-enrolment pension;
• Structured approach to your training and development.

About Metro Rod Mid-Wales: 

Metro Rod Mid-Wales is a quality, regional drain care business with a loyal customer base who operate across Mid-Wales, Telford and Shrewsbury. Owned by Director and Franchisee, Adrain Taylor, they provide a full range of drainage and pump maintenance services for a variety of commercial sectors and domestic customers.

As a franchise of Metro Rod Ltd, they are part of a national network of franchises and DLOs owned by Franchise Brands PLC.

How to Apply:

Please provide an up to date CV together with a cover letter to [email protected]

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Drainage Engineer – Mid-Wales & Shropshire

Metro Rod Mid-Wales and Shropshire are looking for a Drainage Engineer to carry out the full scope emergency and routine drainage services for both commercial and domestic customers. This is a full-time vacancy.

Your role and responsibilities: 

  • To carry out a range of services associated with the cleaning, clearance, repair and maintenance of our customer’s drains;
  • To deliver an exceptional standard of customer service and technical expertise;
  • To ensure you work in accordance with H&S and Quality Assurance procedures;
  • Maintain your company service vehicle and equipment to the highest standards;
  • Accurately record work/job details via a range of bespoke internal/client systems and applications;
  • Communicate effectively with clients and Metro Rod Support Centre colleagues to ensure excellent customer service is provided at all times;
  • Be part of an on-call rota to help service our clients 24/7, 365 days a year.

 

Ideal candidates will:

  • Have a positive, flexible, can-do attitude;
  • Want to be part of a growing and progressive business;
  • Be willing to work unsociable hours;
  • Ideally have relevant experience or NVQ level 2 in drainage/plumbing or equivalent;
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.

 

Benefits:

  • Upwards of £20k per annum salary, plus benefits;
  • Ability to work in a positive team environment and develop your skills;
  • On-call allowances for unsociable hours/call-outs;
  • Auto-enrolment pension;
  • A structured approach to your training and development.

 

About Metro Rod Mid-Wales: 

Metro Rod Mid-Wales is a quality, regional drain care business with a loyal customer base who operate across Mid-Wales, Telford and Shrewsbury. Owned by Director and Franchisee, Adrain Taylor, they provide a full range of drainage and pump maintenance services for a variety of commercial sectors and domestic customers.

As a franchise of Metro Rod Ltd, they are part of a national network of franchises and DLOs owned by Franchise Brands PLC.

How to Apply: 

Please provide an up to date CV together with a cover letter to [email protected]

A CRB disclosure will be requested in the event of a successful application. Metro Rod is committed to upholding and supporting the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Any disclosures will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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