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Mobile Engineer - Plumbing & Heating

Job Title: Mobile Engineer - Plumbing & Heating
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canterbury, Kent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car, Fuel card, Holidays
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Ongoing
REF: MM P+H_1657644561
Contact Name: Matthew Mchugh
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Mobile Engineer - Plumbing & Heating
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Cantebury
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

About the Plumbing and Heating engineer role:

  • This is a field based, mobile position covering Kent and surrounding areas as directed.
  • We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic tradespeople to join our growing engineering family.
  • Our Skilled Engineers are employed on work that is appropriate to their core and specialist skills. They will, however, be expected to have / acquire elements of other skills which will enable them to work flexibly across trades.
  • Suitable training and up-skilling - May be given, as and when required, to achieve competency and the ability to perform the following (as detailed in responsibilities).
  • Working hours - Although the core working hours are 08:00 to 17:00, there may be a certain degree of flexibility depending to circumstances.

Key duties for Plumbing and Heating Engineer:

  • Provide a reactive and planned pro-active maintenance (PPM) service as per project requirements to all operational assets
  • Provide a multi-skilled maintenance service, which covers electrical, mechanical, and building fabric disciplines
  • Carry out modifications and installations as and when required
  • Liaise with contractors or external suppliers where required and clearly communicate technical issues
  • Ensure that work is carried out to a high standard of quality and in line with current legal standards, company policies and procedures
  • Maximise availability of all mechanical and electrical equipment through continuous improvement, optimum performance / improved efficiencies, and cost reductions
  • Maintain equipment supported by sound diagnostic and problem-solving skills, raising issues as required to the shift supervisor on a timely basis
  • Maintain, repair, and calibrate electrical, mechanical and instrumentation plant to optimise both reliability and maintainability
  • Provide a service that ensures all key performance indicators (KPI) / service level agreements (SLA) are met
  • Take ownership of tools and equipment provided and ensure they are maintained to an appropriate standard - reporting any defects immediately
  • Provide technical support/input to projects and initiatives
  • Being responsible for their own work and work of those under supervision, is completed in a safe and diligent manner.
  • Ensure regular feedback on issues arising before, during and following work activities that are completed
  • Complete any required paperwork and reports accurately and on a timely basis
  • Complete required training and development to maintain competent in the role
  • Complete other duties as required and directed by the Regional Operations Supervisor or members of the Management Team
  • Flexibility in work hours to provide cover if required for holidays and sickness absence
  • Participation in standby rota for emergency calls, outside normal working hours
  • Familiarise and help to business continuity and the plan for the part of the business you work in
  • Comply fully with Health, Safety & Environmental policies
  • Completion of documentation as required, including RAMS and adhere to all associated permits
  • Provide excellent customer service to building occupants, ensuring they are made aware of work order progress in a timely manner

All Engineer's:

  • Experience of working within commercial properties and installations
  • Good understanding of current Health & Safety legislation and its application within role
  • Ability to effectively prioritise own workload
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change / Flexible approach to work and working hours
  • Pro-active and positive approach to work
  • Self-motivated
  • Good knowledge of building Statutory Compliance
  • Must hold a full UK driver's license
  • Ability to record work accurately on work sheets and computer based systems
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work within a team
  • Presented in a clean and tidy manner to represent the company, in the most professional manner possible, utilising the uniform and PPE issued
  • Responsible for self and others to maintain a safe working environment as per the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974)
  • HSE management in accordance with our Quality Management System and all legal and statutory requirements
  • Provide excellent customer service to building occupants, ensuring they are made aware of work order progress in a timely manner
  • Able to do the job right and do it right first time, within a pre-determined timescale

Qualifications of a Plumbing and gas Engineer:

  • NVQ Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Plumbing (450) - Essential
  • NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Services
  • Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation.


  • Training and progression opportunities
  • you will be part of a large team
  • Experience working on high profile contracts

If you are interested or would like to discuss your application further, please contact our Facilities Management team at Daniel Owen today.