Heating and Plumbing Engineer

Role Objective:

To be able to carry out installation work in all types of domestic and commercial environments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interpret drawings and building specifications to enable the installation of pipework drainage systems
  • Installation of supports for pipework, plant and equipment
  • Use saws, pipe jointing tools, pipe cutters and other hand tools as necessary
  • Installation of heating and water plant both commercial and domestic
  • Assess labour requirements on own projects and work with the contracts management team to ensure site progress is managed and maintained
  • Prepare materials lists and schedules to enable the correct materials are on site to enable the progress of works to programme
  • Record dayworks and variations undertaken onsite and ensure the information is passed to the relevant contracts manager in a timely manner
  • Collaborating with contractors, construction workers, electricians, in installing and repairing plumbing and heating systems
  • Work with and manage/mentor apprentices within our plumbing apprenticeship programme
  • Carry out inspections of plumbing and heating installations to identify faults and carry out repairs as required
  • Testing and commissioning of heating, hot and cold-water systems and recording data in line with compliance requirements
  • Responsible for their own compliance to Health & Safety legislation, safe systems of work and for the safety of any other persons who may be affected by the work being carried out
  • To carry out all work requested via the company’s communication systems, which may include tablet devices, telecommunication and IT systems
  • Any other plumbing duties deemed necessary as requested by the Manager and in line with the needs of the business

Person Specification:

  • NVQ level 2 or 3 in plumbing
  • Numerically proficient with excellent attention to detail
  • Friendly and approachable with a flexible attitude, good customer focus and service
  • Gas qualifications desirable but not essential
  • Proven delivery of results
  • Knowledge of Policies, Processes and Procedures including Safety
  • Team player with above average interpersonal and written communication
  • Experience managing small projects/ small teams (1-5 people)
  • Full UK driver’s licence

Strictly no recruitment agencies please

Divisions: Heating & Plumbing
Salary & Benefits: £13 - £17 per hour dependent on experience
Job Location: Westbury

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