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Permanent: 37 hours per week
Salary: £24,313 - £26,999
Location: Based in Tiverton

We are looking to expand our already successful Building Services Team by recruiting a fully qualified and enthusiastic Plumbing Technician who is capable of installing and commissioning domestic gas appliances.

The successful applicant will primarily be working as part of our ‘Commercial’ team replacing domestic gas boilers and installing/servicing our renewable energy schemes. Dependent upon workload and priorities the successful candidate may also be required to work within our Responsive Repairs, Adaptations, or Voids teams.

Work will be varied and in addition to gas boiler replacements, renewable energy and general plumbing, tasks could also include kitchen and bathroom fitting, gas servicing and isolation, tiling, glazing, full heating systems, and making good.

For this post you must be qualified to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in plumbing and have 5 years post qualification experience. You will also be required to hold the following certifications:

  • CCN1 – Core Gas Safety
  • CPA1 - Combustion Performance Analysis
  • CENWAT - Central Heating Boilers and Water Heaters

It would desirable if the successful applicant also held:

  • CKR1 – Domestic Cookers
  • CCLP1 – Core LPG Gas Safety

It is essential that the post holder is both confident and self-motivated at all times with excellent customer communication skills. Previous experience of Social Housing related work would be an advantage and experience of mobile working solutions/hand held devices is desirable.

The hours of work will be 37 per week with a degree of flexibility and on occasions there may be a requirement to work out-of-hours or weekends. The successful candidate would also be required to be part of the ‘out-of-hours’ emergency service and rota should demand dictate.

For this post we offer:

  • Pension
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Power Tools
  • Company Van (Business use only)
  • 23 Days Holiday increasing to 28 Days after 5 years
  • Bank Holidays

Applicants must have a full driving licence, and be customer and quality focused.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ben Penney, Voids Officer, on 07971 159243 or 01884 233021

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - HB07 - Building Maintenance Technician (Plumber)

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE 30 October 2019 at 1.00 pm

We are committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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