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Craft Employee (Plumbers)

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
Closing date
18 May 2022

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Corporate Services, Customer Services, Housing, Community Services, Neighbourhood Services
Job role
Engineer, Operative
Contract Type
Full time
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The Asset Management and Maintenance service is responsible for providing a responsive and cyclical maintenance service to around 27,000 council house properties. We are recruiting Plumbers, who are multi skilled and able to complete jobs in their chosen trade and associated work. The successful applicant will work as part of a team of Multi-skill employees, to deliver a customer focused, value for money repairs and maintenance service, ensuring the job is completed right first time.

You will be expected to demonstrate:

  • You possess the skills for the job
  • You are customer focused
  • You are conversant with mobile technology

Plumber – The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a full range of Plumbing, maintenance and installation works: Hot & cold-water systems including insulation works. Bathroom suites & associated pipe work. Kitchen plumbing requirements (sinks, washing machines etc.) Shower installations. Installation of appliances for the disabled. Soil & surface water drainage systems. Clear blockages to drains, sanitary fittings and associated pipe work. Underground burst pipe repairs including excavations and making good. Repairs and installations to flashing's and gutters. Associated tasks to complete job etc

The Successful post holder must possess:

  • NVQ level 2 in Plumbing.  
  • Full Driving License
  • Associated skills to complete the job at first visit
  • At least 2 years’ experience in their chosen trade.

Please note that qualifications listed as a requirement must be produced at interview should you be invited to attend.

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to attend a skills test.

For an informal discussion, please contact Chris Lewis on 0121 569 6120.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

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