CNL1771 - Leak Detection Technicians

Leak Detection Technician

Coffey Group have vacancies for a number of Leak Detection Technicians in the Southwest (Cork & Kerry) & the Southeast (Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford & Waterford). The Leak Detection Technician can expect a wide variety of work as part of the role and must be both flexible with regards travel and night works.

The Applicant is expected to undertake all aspects of leakage detection, correlation and related work streams. The applicant should be competent and be able to plan efficient leakage survey works, demonstrate a complete understanding of leakage control measures and understand the operation of a water distribution network.

The Applicant will also be required to conduct leak investigations in domestic dwellings and on private property. The applicant should have excellent customer engagement skills and be able to clearly explain findings and repair solutions to the customer.

Ideal Candidates are expexted to:

  • Undertake advanced survey work and accurate pinpointing, planning and deductive analysis in the detection of complex leaks.
  • Have experience in identifying leaks by means of audio ground microphones and gas tracing.
  • Have Health & Safety awareness and have a duty of care to their colleagues & anyone affected by the work they do, for example general public / site personal.
  • Have an understanding of the risk / impact of leakage activities our customers, the general public, and road-traffic users and to ensure compliance with our statutory, regulatory and company standards at all times.
  • Be able to carry out risk assessments in conjunction with own tasks and that of follow on work.
  • Perform the duties of the role in compliance with statutory or regulatory standards, e.g. – Valid Safepass, etc.
  • Maintain the highest standards of data collection and quality through an online work management system.
  • Deliver excellent customer service in accordance with Company and Client policies and procedures.


  • Full Clean Drivers Licence.
  • Experience / training in a similar utility based industry.
  • IT skills and computer literate.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to deal directly with customer in a face to face environment.


  • Knowledge of Leak Detection Methodologies (i.e. Audio Detection, Gas Tracing, Step Testing, Pressure Zero Tests, etc.)
  • CSCS Signing, Lighting and Guarding
  • Manual Handling

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Coffey Group, Athenry, Co. Galway, Ireland Tel: +353 91 844356 Fax: +353 91 844519 Email: