Gas Plumber

Company
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Date Posted
12th October 2018
Reference
RQ331364
Sector
Property and Construction
Location
Barnsley
Benefits
Inside IR35
Salary
£14 to £16 Per Hour

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

Job Title:

 

Directorate:

 

Department:

 

Responsible to:

 

Responsible for:

 

Budget Responsibility

Gas Plumber

 

Assets, Regeneration and Construction Services

 

Construction Services

 

Operations Manager

 

None

 

 

 

  • To be able to provide a professional, quality of craftsmanship and customer orientated delivery of service to all Construction Services internal and external customers.

 

  • To be able to work on your own initiative and organise workload levels and work within a team discipline.

 

  • To identify Health and Safety strengths and areas for improvement. Then communicate on these areas to your Line Manager for inclusion into the Management process.

 

  • To assist, with the aid of your Supervisor training and personal development aspects that need identifying to provide continuous improvement

 

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

       1. The ability to carry out all aspects of plumbing work on maintenance, repairs and Construction projects to Council dwellings.

 

  1. To understand and install central heating systems, solid fuel boilers, sink units, water closets, baths, showers and wash basins, which may involve heavy lifting.

 

  1. To renew external gutters, fall pipes and soil stacks where necessary.

 

  1. To renew and repair external water services and stop cocks etc.

 

  1. To be fully conversant with all materials, pipes and fittings used in plumbing work.

 

  1. To be able to converse and liaise with other employees of various trades, tenants, managers, caretakers etc.

 

  1. Carry out gas repairs, service and installations to the current gas safety and use regulations.

 

  1. The ability to work from detailed engineering drawings and/or specifications including Technical updates.

 

  1. Testing and inspection of gas installations to current gas safety standards and use regulations and appropriate remedial action where required.

 

  1. Working with a wide range of gas installations and specialist equipment such as domestic servicing, commercial heating, catering equipment, domestic/commercial heating installations etc.

 

  1. Ensure that all appropriate gas test certificates and reports are completed to specification and signed by the appropriate person ready for submission to Client/Client Agent within specified time frames.

 

  1. To be able to carry out diagnostic fault finding on a wide range of gas installations, equipment and apparatus.

 

  1. To be able to work to Berneslai Homes Code of Conduct.

 

  1. To be responsive to customers through a Customer Complaints Service.

 

  1. Adapt to the results of Customer Survey questionnaires.

 

  1. Ensure that all accidents are reported when they happen.

 

  1. Ensure employee compliance within the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

 

  1. Able to work at heights either by ladder or scaffold when required and recognise and use any necessary safety equipment.

 

  1. To assist towards the formulation of a training plan and assist towards a Construction Services skills base

 

  1. Ensure that all worksheets, documents etc (electronically or by paper) are submitted correctly and on time as and when necessary.

 

  1. Carry out Driver/Labourer duties as and when required.

 


 

  1. To ensure a customer focussed approach is adopted in all aspects of the service.

 

  1. To ensure that the needs of customers both internal and external are met by providing the best quality of service and in line with the Customer Service Standards.

 

  1. To operate within Berneslai Homes policies and procedures including Health and Safety, Finance, Equality and Diversity and Human Resources.

 

  1. To ensure that Personal Protective (PPE) provided is maintained at an adequate level in service able condition and always used when and where appropriate

 

  1. To deal with sensitive information with regard to confidentiality, data protection and freedom of information.

 

  1. To maintain information systems in line with service requirements.

 

  1. To participate in the identification of training requirements and undertake training and development in line with agreed Personal Development Reviews (PDR’s).

 

  1. To ensure a pro-active approach is taken to equality and diversity issues.

 

  1. To attend tool box talks/staff conference as and when required with internal and external bodies.

 

  1. To provide support to other members of the team as required.

 

  1. To effectively communicate Berneslai Homes Core Values.

 

  1. Ensure compliance with Berneslai Homes Financial Regulations.

 

  1. To participate in stand by and flexible hours working as and when required.

 

  1. To undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade and falling with the scope of the post as requested by management.

 

 

 

Berneslai Homes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

 

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION


 

Po

RELEVENT EXPERIENCE  

 

 

 

 

Essential / Desirable

Criteria Number

Criteria

Measured by

Essential

1

Apprentice trained.

 

Application Form / Interview

Essential

2

Relative installation experience, fact finding & proactive repairs for gas systems.

 

Application Form / Interview

Essential

3

Documented Evidence of carrying out regular domestic plumbing work at Berneslai Homes Construction Services or formal Plumbing Qualifications.    

 

Application Form / Interview

Desirable

 

4

Working knowledge of PDAs (hand held technology)

Application Form / Interview

Rectangle: Rounded Corners: EDUCATION AND TRAINING ATTAINMENTS

 

 

 

Essential / Desirable

Criteria Number

Criteria

Measured by

Essential

5

City and Guilds Gas or Plumbing.

 

Certificates

 

Essential

6

ACS, CCN1 Appliance Modules.

 

Certificates

 

Essential

7

Energy Efficiency

 

Certificates

 

Desirable

 

8

Basic IT skills

 

Certificates

 

Desirable

 

9

Needle stick Training

Certificates

 

Rectangle: Rounded Corners: GENERAL AND SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE

 

 

 

Essential / Desirable

Criteria Number

Criteria

Measured by

Essential

 

10

Knowledge of Health and Safety procedure in relation to Gas Work and the General Building Industry.

 

Application Form / Interview

Rectangle: Rounded Corners: SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

 

 

Essential / Desirable

Criteria Number

Criteria

Measured by

Essential

 

11

Service/Install/repair gas installations.

 

Application Form / Interview

Essential

12

Competent & experienced in testing and inspecting.

 

Application Form / Interview

Essential

13

Dealing with the general public.

 

Application Form / Interview

Desirable

 

14

Effective communication skills both verbal and written.

Application Form / Interview

Essential

 

15

Ability to work at height.

Application Form / Interview

Essential

 

16

Trustworthy.

Application Form / Interview

           

 

 

Rectangle: Rounded Corners: ADDITIONAL FACTORS

 

 

 

 

 

Essential / Desirable

Criteria Number

Criteria

Measured by

Essential

17

Ability to work at heights.

 

Application Form / Interview

Essential

18

Must be prepared to do 24 hour emergency stand-by on a rota basis.

 

Application Form / Interview

Essential

19

Current driving licence and the Ability to travel as necessary to meet the needs of the post.

 

Application Form / Interview

Essential

20

Willingness to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the service.

 

Application Form / Interview

Essential

21

Commitment to Equality and Diversity

Interview

 

Essential

22

Commitment to the delivery of a customer focussed service

Application Form / Interview

 

 

Berneslai Homes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

 

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