Multiskilled Tradesperson (Plumber)

University of Plymouth
July 04, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138 - £27,979
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£25,138 - £27,979 per annum plus Shift Allowance

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Permanent, Full-Time

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Professional/Support Services
Multiskilled Tradesperson (Plumber)


The Building and Engineering department are looking for a professional qualified Plumber with a multi-skilled trade background to join our small proactive maintenance team.

You will be delivering a comprehensive, customer focused, cost effective service within both the planned and reactive maintenance service delivery, creating a safe and high quality environment for students, staff and visitors to the University. Working across a diverse range of facilities, buildings and locations with both commercial and domestic systems installed.

You will be undertaking a wide range of mainly plumbing tasks in an effective and timely manner to successfully achieve the Estates Service plan, supporting an efficient operation of the University.

You will be working under the guidance of the Building and Engineering Maintenance Supervisor, as a member of the small flexible and efficient Estates Service team, maintaining and developing processes that provide a safe, effective and efficient service ensuring that customer expectations are managed. Monitoring and maintaining the campus site, identifying defects and faults, assessing and quantifying materials for projects, taking appropriate action to maintain the integrity of the facilities.

Appropriate use of a range of materials, equipment, machinery and PPE, ensuring that current regulations and industry specifications are adhered to. You will be supported in your ability to coordinate and collaborate with team members, undertaking multi-skilled work to achieve joint projects and objectives to meet the changing needs of the service.

This role cannot be sponsored for a skilled worker visa.

A current full driving licence (manual transmission) is essential as you will be driving University of Plymouth vehicles.This role is also subject to health surveillance with our Occupational Health team.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Jerry Jenner : by email at [email protected]

Interviews are likely to take place on Friday 19 July 2024 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

A summary of our comprehensive benefits can be viewed here.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth's strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth's HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+

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