Thank you for showing interest in working at Metro Rod. We welcome applications from committed and talented individuals who are dedicated to the success of our business. By choosing to join Metro Rod you will be joining the UK’s leading drainage specialists, offering support to thousands of customers across the country.

We have a variety of technical and non-technical roles throughout our business, from engineers clearing, cleaning and unblocking drains, or using state-of-the-art technology to investigate and solve serious drainage problems, right the way through to the people working ‘behind the scenes’ in either our Macclesfield Support Centre, or the offices of our 40+ service centres across the country, all providing vital back-up and excellent customer service. As an established business, with more than 30 years’ experience in the drainage industry, we can offer you real career opportunities – hard work and determination, with a ‘can-do’ attitude are paramount to success in Metro Rod.

We believe that our business is only as strong as the people in our team, so if you think you have something to offer Metro Rod, working in our Cheshire based Support Centre, or one of our 40+ service centres across the country, browse our current vacancies below or send your CV and a covering letter to: Julian Mason, Ashwood Court, Tytherington Business Park, Macclesfield SK10 2XF or email  [email protected].

Digital Marketing Executive

This is an exciting time to join a growing marketing team with ambition, energy and focus.

You’ll be supporting the implementation of our digital marketing strategy; working with the Head of Marketing and agency partners on projects including our company websites, paid and organic search, email marketing and social media. Ongoing development of the website with other internal applications, such as CMS and the WMS will also form a key part of this role.

The Person

  • Around 3 years digital marketing experience
  • Proficient in Google Analytics, Google AdWords, SEM Rush and CRO tools
  • Experience and willingness to manage digital agencies
  • Working knowledge of WordPress
  • Ability to mine relevant data and report results at various stakeholder levels
  • A passion for staying up to date with the latest digital trends and industry changes
  • Experience of devising paid social strategy
  • An exceptional eye for detail
  • A great team worker.

Key Responsibilities

  • Devising strategies to drive online traffic to the company website(s)
  • Tracking conversion rates and making incremental improvements to the website(s)
  • Managing 3rd party agencies, including Paid Search and SEO
  • Developing and managing digital marketing campaigns
  • Co-manage the social media strategy for the company
  • Managing the CRO strategy, focussing on commercial lead volume quality
  • Planning tactical email campaigns, in conjunction with the CRM and Content teams
  • Responsibility for planning and budgetary control of all digital marketing
  • Review new technologies and keep the company at the forefront of developments in digital marketing
  • Supporting the franchise network with development of website performance, email campaigning, SEO skills and ad-hoc digital requests
  • Ad-hoc support to the Head of Marketing when required.

 

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would be the best candidate to [email protected].

Note: due to the volume of applications, we will only contact successful applicants.

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Content Marketing Executive

This is an exciting time to join a growing marketing team with ambition, energy and focus.

You’ll be responsible for developing the tone of voice for the Metro Rod brand, and the editing, creating and improvement of all marketing content.
From blogs to landing pages, brochures to social media – you’ll be focussed on unifying our brand message and ensuring our content is relevant, engaging and encourages a call to action. You’ll know that great content comes in all shapes, sizes and formats, and be able to identify the best format, channel and delivery of different messages.

The Person

  • Around 3 years’ experience in creating great content in a variety of media
  • A flexible writing style – and an ability to change from the formal to the relaxed, based on content and audience
  • The ability to edit content for different audiences
  • Experience of creating customer personas
  • Great attention to detail and grammar
  • Knowledge of content impact on SEO and UX/UI
  • Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Capable of maintaining a high level of accuracy in delivering information
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Great teamworking skills.

Responsibilities

  • Development and maintenance of a content calendar
  • Creating and reworking technical information into easy-to-digest content.
  • Working with the digital team to identify user journeys and create relevant content
  • Developing campaign-specific content for multi-channel distribution
  • Supporting the wider team with campaign delivery
  • Co-managing social media channels
  • Liaising with 3rd party agencies
  • Supporting the franchise network with training and development in content production and amplification.

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would be the best candidate to [email protected].

Note: due to the volume of applications, we will only contact successful applicants.

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Marketing Assistant

We are looking for an ambitious, high-energy marketeer to support our busy franchise business.
Your role will be to support the marketing team with a range of projects, including website development, email marketing and events.

 

The person

  • A marketing degree (or similar) would be advantageous
  • Experience of working in a bust marketing department
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Positive attitude – team player
  • A desire to build a career in marketing
  • Ability to prioritise and organise time, working to tight deadlines.

 

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the wider team with website updates and publishing of content
  • Direct mail – managing data collection, design and print, preparation and success review
  • Co-management of social media platforms
  • Administrative duties such as competitor monitoring, data gathering and entry to the CMS and event planning
  • Creation and publication of internal comms
  • Creation of sales presentations and templates
  • Marketing organisation and administration, including ordering and stocktaking
  • Any additional activities as required by the Head of Marketing.

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would be the best candidate to [email protected].

Note: due to the volume of applications, we will only contact successful applicants.

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Drainage Tanker Driver – Metro Rod (Swansea)

Job Summary

Metro Rod Swansea is a growing drainage company covering Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. We are experts in drain care, repair and rehabilitation, and also provide emergency plumbing services to the area. We are looking for a tanker driver, who has experience in the drainage industry, to join our team of engineers, and undertake reactive and pre-planned works.

Job Requirements

You will need to:

  • Hold a LGV licence (class 2) and have at least 2 years’ experience in driving lorries/tankers.
  • Have experience in drainage, particularly in vacuum operations emptying septic tanks and pumping stations and clearing blockages.
  • Previous work with high pressure jetting, pipe relining and patching, excavations and drainage repair are highly desirable.
  • Deliver a high standard of customer service and technical expertise.
  • Be organised in your work and able to meet tight deadlines under pressure, including completing vehicle checks and documentation where required.
  • Communicate effectively with clients and Metro Rod colleagues to ensure excellent customer service is provided at all times.
  • Be willing to join the on-call rota system as we operate 24/7, 365 days a year; and be flexible to work early and late hours when needed.
  • Have a positive can-do attitude, be friendly and be an effective team player.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Full driving license (LGV class 2)
  • Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC)
  • CSCS/CPCS desired but not essential.

Benefits

  • Training and development available
  • Competitive salary package, with the possibility of commission incentives
  • Overtime and additional hours (outside of Mon-Fri, 8am to 5pm).

 

For more information, or to apply, email: [email protected]

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Drainage Engineer – Metro Rod (Swansea)

Metro Rod Swansea is a growing drainage company covering Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. We are experts in drain care, repair and rehabilitation, and also provide emergency plumbing services to the area. We are looking for a full-time Drainage Engineer to join our team.

You will need to:

  • Carry out a range of services associated with the cleaning, clearance, repair and maintenance of our customer’s drains.
  • Have experience in drainage, general building works and/or construction. Experience in drainage is expected. Previous work with high pressure jetting, pipe relining and patching, and excavations is highly desirable.
  • Deliver a high standard of technical expertise.
  • You must be able to work unsupervised, as well as part of the team.
  • Maintain expected standards of company vehicles and equipment.
  • Operate in accordance with H&S and Quality procedures.
  • Communicate effectively with clients and Metro Rod colleagues to ensure excellent customer service is provided at all times.
  • Full driving license and CSCS required.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

You will:

  • Have a positive can-do attitude
  • Be flexible in your working hours (including time “on call” out-of-hours)
  • Be friendly, have excellent communication skills and be a team player.
  • Have relevant experience.
  • Hold a full driving licence (LGV would be an advantage)

Benefits

  • Training and development available.
  • Competitive salary package, plus overtime, with the possibility of commission incentives.
  • Salary to be confirmed, based on experience.

Applications online via Indeed – Apply here

For more information email: [email protected]

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DRAINAGE ENGINEER – METRO ROD (LONDON CENTRAL / LONDON EAST CENTRAL)

Engineers will be part of a wider technical support team, reporting directly to the Franchise Director. The work will be varied, challenging and interesting and successful candidates are sought who have wide and sound knowledge and experience gained over several years in the drainage and home emergency trades:

Experience should include:

  • Drain clearance using Van mounted jetting units
  • De-scaling and root cutting
  • CCTV surveys
  • Drain repair using Localised Structural repairs
  • Minor excavations
  • Customer service
  • Knowledge of home emergency plumbing will be an advantage.

Engineers will be broadly based in their respective areas but may require overnight stays as necessary for which further compensation / allowances will be provided.

Salary package will reflect your level of experience.

Based in the Central London area.

Tel: 0808 208 2632

Address: London Central Metro Rod
First Floor Cardiff House
Tiling Road
Cricklewood
London
NW2 1LJ

Email: [email protected]

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DRAINAGE ENGINEER – METRO ROD (PETERBOROUGH)

Metro Rod requires a full time Multi Skilled reactive Drainage, Maintenance, Plumbing Engineer to join our 24/7 operation.  We require an engineer in our Southern Region covering Peterborough and surrounding areas. The successful applicant will be skilled not only in High Pressure Water Jetting but in undertaking CCTV Surveys and Drainage Rehabilitation.  Plumbing and Maintenance experience would be advantageous.

  • Good communication skills are necessary to work on your own initiative to support the business
  • This is a reactive call out roll and you will be part of an  On Call Rota
  • Hold a full driving licence
  • Due to the sensitive nature of some of the premises visited a Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure will be requested in the event of a successful application.

 

Tel: 01472 859879

Email: [email protected]

Address: Metro Rod (Hull, Lincoln & Peterborough)
Brackenfield House,
Holton Road,
Nettleton,
Lincolnshire, LN7 6AW

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DRAINAGE ENGINEER – METRO ROD (LONDON SOUTH)

We are seeking a Drainage Engineer to join our successful team.This is a full-time vacancy and will involve you in providing a range of emergency and contracted services to both commercial and domestic customers in South London.

You will need to

  • Carry out a range of services associated with the cleaning, clearance, repair and maintenance of our customer’s drains
  • Deliver a high standard of customer service and technical expertise
  • Operate in accordance with H&S and Quality procedures
  • Maintain standard of company service vehicle and equipment
  • Accurately record work details via internal and client systems
  • Communicate effectively with clients and Metro Rod Support Centre colleagues to ensure excellent customer service is provided at all times

You will

  • Have a positive can-do attitude
  • Be flexible in your working hours (including time “on call” out-of-hours)
  • Ideally have relevant experience
  • Hold a full driving licence

Benefits

  • Ability to work in a positive team environment and develop your skills
  • Competitive salary package

A CRB disclosure will be requested in the event of a successful application

Job Type: Full-time

License or certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Based in the South London area.

Tel: 0808 208 2637

Address: London South Metro Rod
Office 26, Units 1-3 Wyvern Estate
Beverley Way
New Malden
KT3 4PH

Email: [email protected]

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DRAINAGE ENGINEER – METRO ROD (EDINBURGH)

Metro Rod Edinburgh are expanding and looking for (Experienced Drainage Engineers Only) in the following areas Edinburgh, Lothians.

You will need to have.

* Experience in CCTV camera work

* Excavations work

* Basic Plumbing

* Tanker vacuum experience

* HGV License is an advantage but not necessary.

Carry out a range of services associated with the cleaning, clearance, repair and maintenance of our customer’s drains

  • Deliver a high standard of customer service and technical expertise
  • Operate in accordance with H&S and Quality procedures
  • Maintain standard of company service vehicle and equipment
  • Accurately record work details via internal and client systems
  • Communicate effectively with clients and Metro Rod Support Centre colleagues to ensure excellent customer service is provided at all times

You will

  • Have a positive can-do attitude
  • Be flexible in your working hours (including time “on call” out-of-hours)
  • Hold a full driving license

Benefits

  • Ability to work in a positive team environment and develop your skills.
  • Competitive salary package.

A CRB disclosure Scotland will be requested in the event of a successful application

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Drainage Engineer: 1 year

Required licence or certification:

  • Driving License

Tel: 0808 208 2625

Address: Edinburgh Metro Rod
James Young House
Drumshoreland Road
Pumpherston
Livingston
EH53 0LQ

Email: [email protected]

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TECHNICAL SALES ADVISER METRO ROD (WEST YORKSHIRE)

Wanted Technical sales advisor for busy drainage office in Huddersfield, must have extensive knowledge of all aspects of drainage work.

Principle Accountabilities / Objectives:
• Provide quotations and further recommendations to Clients and Metro-Rod staff at the Support Centre
• Generating additional reports utilising the systems and software in place at the office.
• Support the marketing manager and Engineers by identifying trends within the existing client base and sales opportunities
• Act as the main link between Clients and Metro Rod for day to day operational issues and queries through to resolution within the scope of commercial and key accounts.
• Research and establish sales opportunities, regenerating lost accounts and increasing penetration of existing accounts through regular contact with commercial clients

Competency: Skills/Knowledge/Qualifications:
• Excellent standard of computer literacy
• Efficient and confident telephone call handling
• Good team player with ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Ability to effectively meet deadlines
• A minimum of 12 months experience within a similar service provider environment
• Driving Licence

Tel: 0808 208 2614

Address: West Yorkshire Metro Rod
Unit 1C, Spa Fields Industrial Estate
New Street
Slaithwaite
Huddersfield
HD7 5BB

Email: [email protected]

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DRAINAGE ENGINEER – METRO ROD MANCHESTER SOUTH & CENTRAL

Based in Adlington area.

Tel: 0808 208 2639

Address: Manchester South & Central Metro Rod
Unit 23
Adlington Industrial Estate
Adlington
Macclesfield
SK10 4NL

Email: [email protected]

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DRAINAGE ENGINEER AND PLUMBING TECHNICIAN – LONDON NORTH WEST

Metro Rod London North West is a quality regional drain care and repair business and part of the national network of Metro Rod Local Service Centres. We are seeking a drainage engineer and plumbing technician in the London North West area to support our growth in market share. This is a full-time vacancy and will involve you in providing a range of emergency and contracted drainage services  to both commercial and domestic customers.

You will need to

  • Carry out a range of services associated with the cleaning, clearance, repair and maintenance of our customer’s drains
  • Carry out plumbing tasks associated with the stabilisation and repair of our customer’s cold water plumbing systems Our scope of works does not include Gas Safe work and training will be provided.
  • Deliver a high standard of customer service and technical expertise
  • Operate in accordance with H&S and Quality procedures
  • Maintain standard of company service vehicle and equipment
  • Accurately record work details via internal and client systems
  • Communicate effectively with clients and Metro Plumb Support Centre colleagues to ensure excellent customer service is provided at all times

You will

  • Have a positive can-do attitude
  • Be flexible in your working hours (including time “on call” out-of-hours)

Relevant experience & qualifications will be an advantage to applicants

Benefits

  • Ability to work in a positive team environment and develop your skills
  • Full training in our scope of works
  • Competitive salary package

A CRB disclosure will be requested in the event of a successful application

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0203 411 3113

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DRAINAGE ENGINEER (OXFORD & WEST BUCKS)

Metro Rod South (Oxon & West Bucks) is a quality regional drain care and repair business and part of the national network of Metro Rod.

 

An opportunity has arisen for a full time Multi Skilled Reactive Drainage and Plumbing Engineer to join our 24/7 operation.

 

This is a full-time vacancy and will involve you in providing a range of emergency and contracted services to both commercial and domestic customers.
You will need to

  • Carry out a range of services associated with the cleaning, clearance, repair and maintenance of our customer’s drains
  • Deliver a high standard of customer service and technical expertise
  • Operate in accordance with H&S and Quality procedures
  • Maintain standard of company service vehicle and equipment
  • Accurately record work details via internal and client systems
  • Communicate effectively with clients and Metro Rod Support Centre colleagues to ensure excellent customer service is provided always

 

You will

  • Hold a full driving licence
  • Have a positive can-do attitude
  • Be flexible in your working hours (including time “on call” out-of-hours)

 

 

A DBS disclosure will be requested in the event of a successful application

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Required licence or certification:

  • Drivers Licence

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 0808 208 2650

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DRAINAGE ENGINEERS – METRO ROD (SOUTH EAST ANGLIA)

Metro Rod (South East Anglia) is a quality regional drain care and repair business and part of the national network of Metro Rod operations. We are seeking experienced Drainage Engineers to join our successful team. This is a full-time vacancy for someone with previous experience the same or similar role and will involve you in providing a range of emergency and contracted services to both commercial and domestic customers in Essex and southern Suffolk. Good earnings are typical in a role which includes participating in an “on call” out-of-hours rota.

You will need to

  • Carry out a range of services associated with the cleaning, clearance, repair and maintenance of our customer’s drains
  • Carry out, with training support provided, emergency plumbing (cold water stabilisation) work
  • Deliver a high standard of customer service and technical expertise
  • Operate in accordance with H&S and Quality procedures
  • Maintain standard of company service vehicle and equipment
  • Accurately record work details via internal and client systems
  • Communicate effectively with clients and Metro Rod Support Centre colleagues to ensure excellent customer service is provided at all times

You will

  • Have a positive can-do attitude
  • Be flexible in your working hours (including time “on call” out-of-hours)
  • Ideally have relevant experience
  • Hold a full driving licence

Benefits

  • Ability to work in a positive team environment and develop your skills
  • Training support
  • Competitive salary package

A CRB disclosure will be requested in the event of a successful application

Job Type: Full-time

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 0808 208 2657

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DRAINAGE ENGINEERS – METRO ROD (NORTHAMPTON)

Metro Rod Northampton is a regional office of one of the UK’s leading drain care and repair companies. We are looking for experienced drainage engineers for an immediate start.

This is a full time, permanent position. Applicants must be flexible to cover the basic working hours between 8AM-5PM Monday to Friday and take part in an “On-Call” rota to aid our genuine 24/7 service. The area covered is Northamptonshire so the applicant must live within this area.

Ideally the applicant will have a comprehensive knowledge of drainage and preferably be skilled within the services we offer, however it is not essential to hold current qualifications as full training will be provided.

Our services include:

  • Emergency Reactive and Pre-Planned Services
  • High Pressure Water Jetting
  • Electro Mechanical Cleaning
  • CCTV Surveys
  • Drain Repair (Pipe Lining, Patch Repair, Excavation)
  • Gutter Cleaning
  • Tanker Services

 

Preferred Training (not essential as full training will be provided):

  • High Pressure Water Jetting
  • Confined Space
  • NRSW Unit 2 Signing, Lighting and Guarding
  • CSCS
  • Asbestos Awareness

 

The applicant must have:

  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Be able to work on their own initiative as well as within a team
  • Have a good understanding of Health & Safety issues
  • Hold a full license valid for use in the UK (Must be over 25 for insurance purposes)
  • Due to the sensitive nature of some of the premises visited, a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested in the event of a successful application.

 

Salary:
We offer a various rates of pay and commission scheme, depending on current skills and experience.

To apply either contact us on 01327 878 078 or email your CV to [email protected]

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DRAINAGE ENGINEERS – METRO ROD (SOUTHAMPTON)

 

Metro Rod Southampton is expanding and looking for two additional engineers!

We are seeking Drainage Engineers in the Southampton area. This is a full-time vacancy and will involve you providing a range of emergency and programmed services to both commercial, industrial and domestic customers.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • To carry out a range of services associated with the cleaning, clearance, repair and maintenance of our customers 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;
  • 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 some unsociable hours;
  • Ideally have relevant experience ;
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.

Benefits:

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

A CRB (DBS) disclosure will be requested in the event of a successful application.

Contact us on 02380 600 017 or email your CV to [email protected]

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