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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/07/2018 23:59
Craft Band 1. £26,470 - £28,221. Full Time. 37 Hours. Permanent.
Hours per week:
37 Hours
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Council Buildings

Job details 

Closing date:
17 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Trading and Commercialisation Service within Gateshead Council are looking to recruit a full time gas qualified plumber on a permanent basis. The role is within our Building Maintenance team to provide services to council buildings and external clients during an exciting time of service development.

The successful candidate will work at a variety of locations across Gateshead, installing repairing and maintaining installations including carrying out water hygiene related activities and will be expected to work with a lot of flexibility in terms of where they are employed.

The key roles of the post are included in the job profile and include a wide range of duties working on domestic and commercial plumbing systems, sanitary ware, drainage systems. At all times the successful candidate will be expected to liaise with clients and provide a high level of customer care. Included in the role is the use of a Council vehicle so a full (Category B) UK driving licence is essential.

It is essential that you have knowledge of maintenance and servicing regimes and relevant legislation, good verbal and written communication skills and experience of working on domestic boiler replacements and servicing, installing, servicing and working on domestic gas installations. It is equally essential that you have time served / NVQ or equivalent gas and plumbing qualification, ACS gas qualification elements CCN1, CENWAT, CPA1, HTR1, and a current CSCS card.

The role will involve working in locations where vulnerable adults and children are present and therefore employment will be dependent on a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The role will involve working 3 weeks of 39 hours followed by a week of 32 hours, the use of a Council vehicle and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme is available as well as a number of other employee benefits of working for Gateshead Council.

For an informal discussion or to find out more, contact Steve Havery telephone 433 7326 or by email at stevehavery@gateshead.gov.uk

Online applications only at: www.gateshead.gov.uk

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