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Employment opportunities with Oakray

We've teamed up with our contractor Oakray to help residents access training, apprenticeship and employment opportunities. Please contact our Worksmart team on 0300 373 3000 or email buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk if you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below or if you would like to discuss access to other training and employment opportunities. 

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Current opportunities 

Summary 

To work closely with a team of Servicing Engineers to assist in carrying out repairs to gas fired heating boilers within occupied and void properties. To meet the requirement and expectations of the Client or their representative, in accordance with the detailed specification, in a timely fashion and in compliance with current gas legislation.

Main duties and Responsibilities

To attend college and complete an NVQ Plumbing Apprenticeship.

To carry out on-site training, assisting experienced Engineers to gain experience in the following areas:

  • To gain detailed knowledge and experience of main boiler manufacturer installation and servicing requirements and instructions.
  • To be proficient in carrying out full commissioning of gas heating boilers and associated controls on completion of installation or servicing works
  • To be able to demonstrate and have a good general fault finding/diagnostic skill and to carry out necessary repairs/replacement of defective parts etc.
  • To be competent of draining down and re-filling of heating system/s in order to remove and replace defective/leaking radiators or associated isolation valves
  • To ensure that all work carried out complies with the relevant sections of the ‘Health and Safety at Work Act’

Person Specification

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Preferably have experience of working within the industry
  • Have the ability to follow instruction from senior members of staff
  • Preferably have a full UK Driving licence
  • Have asbestos awareness
  • Be a good team player

Essential Qualifications/Skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Have the ability to work in a safe and professional manner

Job Description 

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Plumbing Apprentice

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk with the subject line: The Chosen Vacancy

Summary

To work closely with a team of Commercial Engineers to assist in carry out servicing and remedial repairs to commercial heating boilers within occupied and void buildings to meet the requirement and expectations of the Client in a timely fashion and in compliance with current gas legislation.

Main duties and Responsibilities

To attend college and carry out on-site training, assisting qualified engineers to gain experience in the following areas:

  • To gain a detailed knowledge and experience of main boiler manufacturer installation and servicing requirements and instructions.
  • To be proficient in carrying out full commissioning of gas heating boilers and associated controls on completion of installation or servicing works
  • To be able to demonstrate and have a good general fault finding/diagnostic skill and to carry out necessary repairs/replacement of defective parts etc.
  • To be competent of draining down and re-filling of heating system/s in order to remove and replace defective/leaking radiators or associated isolation valves
  • To ensure that all work carried out complies with the relevant sections of the ‘Health and Safety at Work Act’
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as required

Person Specification 

The Ideal Candidate Will:

  • Preferably have experience of working within the industry
  • Have the ability to follow instruction from senior members of staff
  • Preferably have a full UK Driving licence
  • Have asbestos awareness
  • Be a good team player

Essential Qualifications/Skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Have the ability to work in a safe and professional manner

Job Description 

Download and read the job description below

Commercial Heating Apprentice

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk with the subject line: The Chosen Vacancy

Overview

Job Title: Access Control Engineer
Salary: £29,000 - £35,000 per annum dependant on experience
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: 31/07/2019
Positions available: 6
Location: Westminster Contract


Repair, install and maintain Access Control, Warden Call, Communal Aerial & CCTV equipment ensuring that all works are carried out in accordance with the ‘Health and Safety at Work Act’ and to Industry Standard.
Essential knowledge and skills.

You need:
• Full UK Driving Licence
• Background in social housing / local authority maintenance
• An accreditation with ADSA, CAMEsafe, Tynetec or CAI • Good practical skills and problem-solving skills • Experience with at least one or more of the following manufacturers: ISM, GDX, ENTROTEC, SML, PAC, KMS, RECRD, GEZE

Job Description 

Download and read the job description below

Access Control Engineer 

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk with the subject line: The Chosen Vacancy. The deadline to submit your CV is by 31 July 2019.

Plumbing Apprentice
Commercial Heating Apprentice
Access Control Engineer