Waterproofing Graduate - Watford

Rentokil Initial · £20-30k · East of England
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We are looking to hire a recent graduate based in the South East, to work closely with our Waterproofing Specialist to increase sales in waterproofing by sourcing, specifying and estimating waterproofing tender opportunities. Once you are chosen, you will join a company teeming with industry experts who care greatly about the service it delivers.

Who are we?

You’ll be joining Rentokil Property Services, a branch of Rentokil Initial, a FTSE 100 global organisation and has recently been awarded the #1 Top-Rated Workplace in the UK private sector, chosen by Indeed.com. We are Britain’s leading provider of business services to a wide range of industry sectors. If you are looking for an exciting and varied role within a global organisation where you can progress through to Management, have a keen interest and passion for building surveying as well as customer service and sales then this may be the role for you!


Within the Graduate Programme you will experience the following;

First 12-18 months – You’ll be shadowing our inhouse expert Waterproofing Specialist. There will be a lot of learning during this time. After training, you will then complete your CSSW qualification and will graduate into a Waterproofing Specialist role.

You will be responsible for:

  • Waterproofing development within a designated region
  • Providing specifications and costings for Type A and Type C Waterproofing using the provided software
  • Supporting current sales staff with designing dual waterproofing systems
  • Providing onsite technical guidance for technicians
  • Working with suppliers to ensure we are approved and generating leads
  • Growing enquiries and sales opportunities in the commercial sector by developing existing commercial clients and generating new commercial clients
  • Arranging and presenting, along with the existing Commercial team, Seminars and Continual Professional Development training for new and existing clients
  • Developing and maintaining a business plan and sales strategy for structural waterproofing, to exceed the company sales, margin and profitability.
  • Monitoring development against goals, and provide reports to senior management.
  • Managing and developing personal customer portfolio.
  • Generating and dealing with commercial tenders in your region
  • Adhering to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the teams



Sound Good? We’re looking for Graduates who;

  • Have a 2.2 BSc/BA, or higher, in Building surveying, Construction, Structural Engineering or a related subject
  • Have a full UK Driving licence
  • Are willing to travel extensively and stay away overnight (at company cost)
  • Are hardworking and ambitious
  • Are comfortable working in the field
  • Want to work with people and provide an excellent customer service
  • Are motivated and eager to learn
  • Want to work hard and be successful but want to have fun whilst doing so



  • £21,000 Basic Salary
  • 2k London Allowance
  • Variable pay
  • Your own Company Vehicle and fuel card
  • Structured and performance-based Grading
  • Quarterly Bonus (once qualified)
  • Social nights out
  • We will train you to be an expert in waterproofing
  • Rentokil Rewards Discount Scheme
  • Company Pension

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