Gas Heating Engineer Installer/Plumber - Hounslow

Posted 9 April by Supreme Recruitment

As a Heating Engineer Installer/Plumber your primary responsibility will be:

(Heating Engineer - Primary)

  • To carry out a full gas central Heating installation including full fitting programmes of boilers, radiators and all ancillary components.
  • To be competent in fault finding and rectification on varied heating systems.
  • To be competent in identifying unsafe gas situations and dealing in accordance with Gas Safe procedures.
  • To carry out a range of groundworks where soakaways for boilers are required as part of the heating installation.
  • Carry out landlord gas safety inspections and Part P electrical and complete certifications as required ensuring certifications are completed within strict timescales.
  • To carry out maintenance and repairs to communal and district heating systems in properties throughout the borough.

(Plumbers - Primary)

  • To perform all the duties associated with a fully qualified plumber including the necessary statutory qualifications to carry out work on gas appliances.
  • To be able to install and repair a full range of plumbing systems and undertake general plumbing work to a high level of proficiency.
  • To carry out a range of plumbing works including installing sinks and associated items to kitchens, bathrooms and toilets. This includes identifying alternate pipe-runs on complex schemes such as in high-rise tower blocks and sheltered housing.
  • To clear blockages, repair leaks and make repairs to piping works.

Functional

  • The ability to interpret work specifications and working plans and complete works to a high specification quality standard.
  • To have the ability to plan each job and ensure the required materials are available to ensure the programme of works is completed to schedule.
  • Undertake a range of associated works including core-drilling, lifting/laying floors, chasing masonry, patch plastering, boxing in and emergency heating as required.
  • Full understanding of Asbestos awareness procedures and to follow the Contract Teams asbestos survey procedure.
  • Carry out surveying if required.
  • Ensure the efficient use of resources through effective ordering and use of materials, minimising waste and recycling wherever safe and possible. This includes the safe-keeping and transport of materials and for checking undamaged materials on site.
  • Responsible for the safekeeping and use of specialist equipment such as power tools and cutting equipment. This includes hiring of specialist equipment including high-value tools as required.
  • Responsible for accurate completion of work sheets that inform invoices for the client on costs payable for works completed.
  • Responsible for a company vehicle/own vehicle that transports tools. This includes regular vehicle checks on company vans and services and maintenance of own vehicles used for work.

General

  • The ability to plan ahead of each job, to inspect works and ensure the required materials and tools are available to enable works to be completed to programme timescales.
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of all paperwork/electronic updates including timesheets within agreed timescales.
  • To display a high level of customer care when dealing with enquiries from tenants and leaseholders and contribute positively towards a high quality customer focused service.
  • To ensure tenant and leasehold homes are left in a safe and tidy manner at the end of each day. This includes ensuring essential utilities/facilities are maintained.
  • To ensure all tools and materials and any associated debris are removed from sites following repairs and homes and communal areas left in a clean and tidy state.
  • To ensure the safety of oneself and others at all times by working within the councils Health and Safety policy and procedures associated with repair works.
  • Working knowledge of statutory legislation in regards to health & safety and to understand the need for rigorous risk assessment and method statement procedures.
  • To work within a CDM controlled/monitored site.
  • To be responsible for managing an impress stock and ensuring materials required for daily runs of works are collected in advance to avoid unnecessary delays.
  • Understand all PPE and the specific uses of equipment.
  • To have a good understanding and be trained in Manual Handling.
  • As required, to work in work streams within other sections of the Contracts Team. This includes working to competing deadlines, moving jobs at short notice.
  • Ability to undertake basic minor works outside of specific trade specialisms and undertake other duties that support the business needs e.g. secondary and tertiary skills in other trades.
  • Have the ability to work alone and in pairs and be able to use own initiative with minimum supervision.
  • To maintain the cleanliness of vehicles and ensure tools provided are checked regularly to ensure they remain safe and fit for purpose.
  • Must have a good level of numeracy and literacy to complete a range of forms and reports as required.
  • To be able to drive and have a full driving licence and the use of a car/van where necessary.

Qualifications:

  • 2 years' experience as a Qualified Gas Engineer
  • ACS qualifications CCN1, CEN1, HTR1, WAT1, CKR1 CPA1.
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating or equivalent
  • Apprenticeship in Gas/Plumbing

    Part P define scope

  • Experience of heating system wiring

Unvented Domestic Hot water systems

  • General Health & Safety
  • PASMA & IPAF
  • CDM regulations
  • Use of PPE
  • Working with Asbestos
  • Working in a customer focused organisation

Required skills

  • CCN1
  • HTR1
  • WAT1
  • CEN1
  • CKR1 CPA1
  • PASMA & IPAF

Application questions

Do you have your own van?
Are you a qualified Gas Heating Engineer Installer/Plumber ?
Are you availableimmediately?

Reference: 34863551

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