Plumbing and Heating Engineer

Job Type:



£12 - £17 Per Hour


Established in 1982 and with 40 years of experience, our M&E building services client has built an unrivalled reputation for delivering a professional, reliable and friendly service to property owners and large commercial clients across Wiltshire and the surrounding counties.

Due to their success, they are now recruiting for a Heating and Plumbing Engineer to join the team based in Westbury.

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


Salary £13 -£17ph (DOE)

Overtime Available

Company Van & Fuel

Company Pension

Company Incentives

For more information, please call Rhys Talmash on 07538 103064 or email a copy of your CV to rhys@projectstart.co.uk to prompt a call back.

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