Plumber / Multi trade Operative

Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
£26,476 - £29,418 per annum
05 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Plumber / Multi trade Operative
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
£26,476 - £29,418 per annum 
plus company van
1x Full time - Permanent
1x 12 month fixed term maternity cover

B3Living is the largest independent housing association in the Borough of Broxbourne, providing over 4,600 homes across Hertfordshire and Essex.  Our mission is to build a range of homes for social rent, private rent and shared ownership to counteract the local housing crisis and shortage of homes in our area.
We are currently seeking two Plumbers / Multi Trade Operatives to assist in the provision and delivery of an efficient and effective repairs and maintenance service, delivering value for money and customer satisfaction in line with B3Living values and objectives.
In this key role you will carry out accurate repair diagnosis and remedial works to tenanted and void properties as required. From time to time, as and when required by management, you will assist in emergency call outs (for example as a result of bad weather, vandalism, fire etc) and cover out of hours rota (if applicable).
Other duties will include accurately accounting for all materials used in carrying out work orders and to maintain an adequate van stock (in consultation with line management) to enable all normal minor repairs to be effected in one visit. You will also receive jobs via a PDA device supplied by B3Living and purchase materials from our nominated trade supplier as well as undertaking inspection activities as directed.
The successful candidate must have a City & Guilds/NVQ level 3 in domestic plumbing along with good IT skills. A strong level of numerical skills and excellent communication skills are required, both written and verbal. The ability to climb ladders, work at height and in confined spaces and also the ability to lift and move heavy objects, tools and materials is essential.
Due to the nature of the role a driving licence and DBS check is essential.
Closing date: Wednesday 26th June 2019.