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Maintenance Plumber

SkyBlue Solutions



£30000 - £43000/annum + Favourable benefits


Posted: 05/08/2022

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Our client, Gov Facility Services Ltd are recruiting a Maintenance Plumber on a permanent basis working alongside the prison service.

HMP Bellmarsh - Bexley, SE280EB

Purpose of the role:
To ensure the site is maintained to the agreed standard with the undertaking of planned and reactive service and maintenance, breakdown and fault finding and repair tasks on a range of plumbing, heating and water supply / services throughout the estate. To undertake survey inspections for quality control purposes including in confined spaces and at height, recording all work and completing associated registers/logs. The regular supervision of prisoners undertaking quality control over prisoner work as agreed within the Service Specification.

Skills & Abilities:

Plumber qualified to C&G 6035 (Plumbing), C&G 6189 (Plumbing and heating) and NVQ level 3 in Plumbing or equivalent
Two years' experience working in a role as a plumber or equivalent
Must be familiar with and able to work to Water Supply HRES/FRM/05095 SEPTEMBER 2019
Regulation and Control of Legionella L8 requirements.
Experience working on commercial or industrial heating and water systems is desirable
Excellent organisational skills / Time management / Ability to prioritise and organise own workload / able to work to deadlines
Strong communication skills
Basic IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel and Word
Good working knowledge of relevant health and safety requirements
At least 2 years' experience in a similar role.
Duties will include but won't be limited to:

To fault find and ensure satisfactory fault rectification maintaining site services levels at all times
To complete plumbing installations, testing, and commissioning in adherence with statutory regulations, industry best practice and Health and Safety procedures
To ensure allocated, planned maintenance and small repairs are carried out, undertake service requests raised by the computer aided facilities management system
To maintain regular communications, via radio net, in accordance with LSS
To comply with all Health and Safety policies, procedures and legislation to ensure statutory and mandatory compliance
To accept formal appointments as a competent person in accordance with the requirement of GFSL's safe systems of work as required
To undertake incidental and emergency or urgent tasks and assignments as per Service Specifications timescales, in a safe manner
To positively contribute to the building and development of a culture of excellent customer service, establishing and maintaining an excellent working relationship with the client
To take accountability for ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation and company policy including undertaking the role of Fire Warden and/or First Aider as required
If successful you will receive:

Competitive Salary
25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
Excellent Pension Scheme
Sick Pay (Depending on Length of Service)
Annual Performance Award
Charity Days
Thank you, SchemeAbout Our Client:
Gov Facilities Services Ltd provide Facilities Management Services, such as cleaning, reactive maintenance, landscaping and planned building repair work to 52 Prison Establishments across Greater London, Kent & Sussex, South West and the East of England.

Due to the nature of the environment, you will be asked to complete the standard Security Vetting for the establishments. This will include a police check, along with either Enhanced Level 1, Enhanced Level 2 or Counter Terrorism depending on the appointed establishments. If you already hold a current EL1 or EL2, previous CTC clearance or have worked in that environment before, we are looking to speak to you!

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