Heating Technician

3 days left

Harlow, Essex
14 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Heating Technician

Reports to: Mechanical Team Leader

Job Purpose

  • Undertake gas fitting duties in accordance with the Gas Safety Regulations 1998


Key Performance Area 1: Quality /delivery

  • Work within accordance of the gas Safety Regulations 1998, with a particular reference to soundness testing, installation procedures, flues and ventilation
  • Work within accordance of British Standards and Code of Practice in so far as dictated in item 1
  • Install, service and repair all domestic appliances, in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions
  • Familiarity with parts and components and the ability to specify correctly
  • Trace and repair gas escapes, using the company’s safe systems of work in accordance with item 1
  • Action emergency procedures when dealing with gas escapes with due consideration to explosive limits
  • Maintain emergency controls in domestic premises
  • Diagnose and repair electrical faults on domestic appliances and system controls with knowledge of the IEE regulations and safe standards of work, where applicable
  • Pressure testing and purging the above item 10 under supervision
  • Carry out basic plumbing work on mains water (after stop tap)
  • Carry out basic plumbing work on mains and tank feed hot water system
  • Carry out minor after trade work, e.g. plastering, Carpentry, Flooring, panels
  • Install flues with due consideration to design and codes of practice

Key Performance Area 2: Customer service/focus

  • Maintain effective working relationships with colleagues/clients/customers and work as part of a team
  • Deal courteously and efficiently with the general public to meet the needs of the Service user
  • Understand and be committed to customer care

Key Performance Area 3: Safety

  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Knowledge of relevant Health & Safety Legislation / Asbestos Awareness
  • Ensure tools are kept in good condition

Key Performance Area 4: CSR

  • Contribute to the improvement of the environment

Other Responsibilities

  • All duties and responsibilities should be carried out in accordance with agreed KBM Policy and Procedures, having regard to HTS’s policy commitments to efficient service provision, promotion of Equal Opportunities and diversity, a Health & safety culture, a customer focused approach and good employee relations
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as may be determined after consultation between management and the post-holder, having at all times full regard for the service area’s competitiveness, efficiency and general viability
  • Ensure your business area is presented in a manner that reflects the KBM image/values
  • Recognise health & safety matters as the highest priority in any job, task or work in which you are involved
  • Work in a manner that will not endanger yourself or others through own actions
  • Adhere to instructions and inform appropriate management if any health and safety conditions which may be considered unsafe are identified

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