Water Leak Detection Technician/Plumber Job in District of Columbia

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Job title: Water Leak Detection Technician/Plumber

Company: American Leak Detection of DC and Northern VA

Expected salary: $25 – 30 per hour

Location: Washington DC

Water Leak Detection Technician/Plumber Job Details:

Lead Technician with A Concentration in Plumbing Job Summary: American Leak Detection of Washington, DC & Northern VA is seeking out highly motivated individuals looking for a full-time career as a Water Leak Detection Technician and Plumber to perform electronic water leak detections and plumbing repairs.

Base Salary

  • $25-$30 per hour starting pay DOE (equivalent to $52k – $62k annually)
  • Advancement and commission opportunities from there

Job Type

Full-time/Year Round

Position includes:

  • Hourly pay and/or commission
  • Overtime Pay (as applicable)
  • Paid Travel Time (as applicable)
  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401-k
  • Paid Training
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Year-round work
  • Company vehicle
  • Company cell phone
  • Uniforms
  • Tools
  • Note: Occasional out-of-town travel may be required for training and/or business purposes. Expenses will be covered as applicable

We are looking for highly motivated individuals looking for a career rather than a job who want to join our team to perform electronic water leak detections and repairs.

Great candidates are likely to be

  • Mechanically inclined with a strong plumbing background
  • Comfortable with learning and using new technology
  • A self-starter with a mind for problem solving
  • Enjoy working outside, in a variety of conditions, and not sitting in a cube or office every day
  • Appreciate working a standard schedule, with occasional night jobs, as our customer might need
  • Able to perform intermittent, sometimes heavy, physical labor
  • Willing to travel for from time to time as business needs may require
  • Open to potential relocation in the future should the opportunity arise

We enjoy developing our people and providing comprehensive training in state-of-the-art methods and technics using the best in equipment. We also provide all the tools you’ll need (at no cost to you) to perform your job and serve our customers. We also provide you with a fully stocked company vehicle for business use.

In the job you’ll be asked to do:

  • Leak detection on interior and exterior residential & commercial properties, pools and spas to diagnose the cause and origin of concealed leaks, structural leaks and water infiltration damage
  • Repair plumbing pipes and drain systems
  • Communicate with management, colleagues, and customers
  • Provides professional courteous customer service
  • Work outdoors & away from the office
  • Master underground line tracking, drain cameras, acoustic, ultrasonic, and infrared technologies

Desired Qualifications

  • Multiple years of plumbing as a Journeyman or an Apprentice
  • Enjoy being in a job that rewards intuitive, hardworking, efficient, people who have a keen eye for detail
  • Mechanically inclined, knows how to use a variety of tools
  • Any mechanical, electronics, and construction background is a big plus
  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service
  • Exceptional team player: energetic, goal-oriented, positive, optimistic, and great attitude!
  • Current Driver’s License, with a good driving record
  • Ability to create well written and concise reports to effectively describe the leak issue
  • Self-motivated, enjoy working independently, self-starter, organized, and enjoys being self-directed
  • Ability to swim (diving certificate a plus)
  • Neat appearance, have a high standard of professionalism and character
  • Ability to take on physical work and capable of moving/lifting up to 100 pounds


  • High School or equivalent / some college education.
  • Has knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic computer skills.
  • Veterans from all branches are highly desired & encouraged to apply

A little bit about our Company and team

Founded over 40 years ago, and teaming with our great people, American Leak Detection has become 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 millions of satisfied customers include residential homeowners and industry professionals like plumbers, building contractors, insurance adjusters, apartment managers, drain cleaners, restoration specialists, Homeowners Associations, and municipalities.

Reach out today and let us know you’re interested in learning more! Visit the Careers section of our website American Leak Detection @
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