San Diego, CA
Founded over 40 years ago, American Leak Detection is the world leader in the accurate, non-destructive detection of hidden water, sewer, gas and swimming pool leaks. American Leak Detection sets the standard for non-invasive leak detection and repair using proprietary methods and the most advanced, sophisticated technology. Our customers include residential homeowners and industry professionals like plumbers, building contractors, insurance adjusters, apartment managers, drain cleaners, restoration specialists, and municipalities.
American Leak Detection is looking for a highly motivated, independent worker to join our team as a Field Apprentice. Great candidates will be mechanically inclined, comfortable with learning and using new technology, and also be ready to work both inside and outside in all weather conditions. This position requires intermittent, often heavy, physical labor. We provide paid training, all the tools needed to perform your job duties, and hands-on training with a senior technician. Earn while you learn a new trade.
Go over scope of job(s) the day before
Arrive early to ensure assigned truck is clean and equipped with all the necessary tools and equipment for that day
Present a professional appearance with ALD approved apparel and work boots
In the Field:
Display warm and professional communication with customers
Follow instructions of assigned technician
Accept constructive feedback
Be attentive and stay ready to perform the next task
Assist with navigation to the next job
Utilize travel time between jobs to ask questions, review work, and to prepare for the next job
Scope of Learning:
Underground piping systems
Swimming pools and spas
Plumbing related repair work
Advanced training includes scuba certification and mastering underground line tracking, video, ultrasonic, infrared and video technologies.
Must be 21+ for company vehicle insurance purposes
Valid California Driver’s License
Clean driving record
Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening
Ability to move/lift up to 100 pounds
Experience using power tools
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work independently
Neat, professional appearance
Must be able to meet physical labor requirements
Mechanical and labor background
Familiarity with leak detection, plumbing, irrigation and/or experience in plumbing slab/sewer work
Education Level: High School or equivalent
Salary/Wage: Competitive salary, negotiable with experience
Benefits: Paid vacation, paid holidays, 401K matching, health insurance, paid training
Start a career today with American Leak Detection!
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