Field Service Engineer (Heating & Plumbing)

£26000 - £28000/annum
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Demob Job Reference: J2690

Job Title: Field Service Engineer (Plumbing & Heating)

Location: Woking, Surrey

Salary: £26K - £28K DOE + Benefits

Our client provides maintenance services to energy assets and ancillary equipment and also provide specialist contracting expertise. They now require a Field Service Engineer to join their team in Woking. The ideal candidate will live within a reasonable commuting distance of Woking and will attend customer sites to carry out a variety of service, installation, maintenance and repair tasks. You must have a strong plumbing and heating background. Please note candidates must be flexible in their approach to travel and will be required to undertake an on-call rota.

This presents itself as an ideal opportunity to join an established company and, although not essential, could be well suited for a person who has previously served in the Armed Forces i.e. Royal Navy, Army or Royal Air Force (RAF) and has previously worked within a similar role i.e. Marine Engineer or Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME).

- The successful candidate will attend customer’s sites and carry out planned preventative maintenance, remedial and breakdown works ensuring that the quality of technical work is of a high standard and in compliance with statutory requirements.
- Provide first line of defence emergency call out availability to intervene 24 hours, 7 days/week to resolve urgent operational matters across all contracts.
- Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance to assets identified under relevant contracts.
- Attending breakdowns to assets across relevant contracts.
- Diagnosing faults to assets identified under relevant contracts.
- Ensure effective use of time and resources to provide an effective service to customers.
- Ensuring projects run smoothly and structures are completed within budget and on time.
- Fitting new parts or repair old and making sure equipment is working correctly.
- Sourcing and obtaining specialist components, fixtures or fittings when required.
- Managing stocks of supplies and equipment.
- Maintain high standards of housekeeping at all times.
- Making sure the works comply with legal requirements and Health and Safety legislation.
- Creating and maintaining maintenance procedures, H&S documents, reports.
- Assessing sustainability and environmental impact of projects.
- Completing work request paperwork accurately, in detail and is submitted in good time as dictated by priority.
- Communicating in written and verbal format to other members of staff.
- Completing of cost, time, and resource (CTR) requests for estimating of works for submission to Line Manager.
- Completion of leave requests in good time to Line Manager to help with work planning and on call rota.

Applicant Requirements:
- It is essential that the successful candidate will have a strong Plumbing / Heating background and will hold a relevant Plumbing/Heating qualification (i.e. City & Guilds, NVQ standard) or similar.
- Prepared to undertake necessary training in order to succeed in the role (i.e. obtain gas qualification).
- Domestic/commercial gas qualification is desirable but not essential.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- An eye for detail and good design.
- Strong communication skills.
- Ability to work well both as part of a team and unsupervised.
- IT Literate: MS Office.
- Please note that this is a field based role so flexibility is required, you will also be required to undertake an on-call rota (1 week in every 5).
- Hold full driving licence.

- 25 days holiday plus 8 stats.
- Monday - Friday 7.30am - 4.00pm.
- Company vehicle provided, tools, uniform and PPE.
- Allowances - on call / callout allowances.
- Training will be provided