Employment opportunities for residents

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

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Current Job Opportunities 

Job Title: Access Control Engineer
Salary: Dependant on experience
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Ongoing vacancy
Positions available: 1 permanent position
Location: Enfield

Summary 

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

Essential knowledge and skills

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Background in social housing / local authority maintenance
  • An accreditation with ADSA, CAMEsafe, Tynetec or CAI
  • Have a valid CSCS cardPreferably have experience with at least one or more of the following manufacturers: ISM, GDX, ENTROTEC, SML, PAC, KMS, RECRD, GEZE, GALAXY, TEXECOM. Although training will be given
  • Good practical skills and problem-solving skills

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 and include 'Oakray Access Control Engineer' in the subject line.

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 and include 'Oakray Commercial Heating Apprentice' in the subject line.

Job Title: Install Apprentice
Salary: Dependant on age
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Ongoing
Positions available: 1 permanent position
Location: Various locations as require

Summary

To work closely with a team of Install Engineers to assist in carrying out the replacement and repair of heating boilers and systems 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.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of working within the industry (preferable)
  • The ability to follow instruction from senior members of staff
  • A full UK Driving licence (preferable)
  • Asbestos awareness
  • Good team player skills

Essential knowledge and skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a safe and professional manner

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk and include 'Oakray Install Apprentice' in the subject line.

Job Title: Heating Engineer
Salary: £15.50 per hour
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Ongoing
Positions available: 1 permanent position
Location: Various locations as required

Summary

To carry out servicing and remedial repairs to gas fired heating boilers within occupied and unoccupied homes. To meet the requirement and expectations of the client or his/her representative in accordance with the client's detailed specification, in a timely fashion and in compliance with current gas legislation.

Essential knowledge and skills

• Must hold current ACS qualifications (CCN1, CENWAT, CPA1, CKR1, HTR1)
• Full UK driving licence

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk and include 'Oakray Heating Engineer' in the subject line.

Job title: Electrician
Salary: £18-21 per hour
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Ongoing
Positions available: 1 permanent position
Location: Various locations as required


Summary

To carry out reactive and responsive repairs and project & upgrade electrical installations ensuring that all works are carried out in accordance with the IET Regulations, ‘Health and Safety at Work Act’ To carry out Electrical Installation Testing to Domestic and Commercial Properties to Industry Standard.

Essential knowledge and skills

  • City and Guilds 2360-1 or AM2 Level 3 Standard
  • City and guilds 2394 or equivalent – Initial verification and certification
  • City and Guilds 2395 or equivalent – Periodic inspection and testing
  • Full UK Driving licence
  • 18th Edition qualified

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk and include 'Oakray Electrician' in the subject line.

Job Title: Wet Works Engineer
Salary: Dependant on experience
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Ongoing
Positions available: 1 permanent position
Location: North Hertfordshire

Summary

  • To carry out wet work duties including cylinders, radiator changes and upgrades, controls, i.e., 2 port and 3 port valves, pumps, all associated pipework and power flushing.
  • Duties will also include attending to any water leaks within occupied and unoccupied homes.
  • To meet the requirement and expectations of the client or his/her representative in accordance with the clients' detailed specification, in a timely fashion, in compliance with current legislation and to improve the customer experience.
  • To risk assess work/working environments before starting any works to avoid damages and any injuries.
  • To ensure the correct uniform and PPE are worn when representing the company.
  • To attend all calls allocated to you inside target times, any delays are to be reported to your line manager or supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • To identify materials and any parts required to carry out your duties.
  • Accurately log work and report on hand held device.

Essential knowledge and skills

  • Must hold relevant plumbing qualifications
  • A gas qualification would be beneficial but not essential
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • G3 Unvented

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk and include 'Oakray Wet Works Engineer' in the subject line.

Job Title: Cleaning Operative
Salary: £11.05 an hour
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Ongoing Vacancy
Positions available: 1 permanent position
Location: Oakray head office in Enfield

Summary 

You will work in a team to maintain the cleanliness of Oakray's Head Office by carrying out various cleaning duties and replenishing consumable items.

Essential knowledge and skills

  • The ability to work alone and take responsibility of your own workload and allocated tasks
  • Full UK Driving Licence due to location of the Head Office (
  • At least 1 years’ experience in cleaning
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies (COSHH)
  • Honest and Trustworthy
  • Punctual and Reliable

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk and include 'Oakray Access Control Engineer' in the subject line.

Job Title: Wet Works Engineer
Salary: Dependant on experience
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Ongoing
Positions available: 1 permanent position
Location: Oakray head office in Enfield

Summary

Responsible for the day to day running of Oakray's electrical department, managing activities of a team of managers and supervisors to ensure the successful, timely and cost-effective completion of all projects. Will provide technical guidance and ensure that the work of the section meets all of the Company’s requirements.

Essential knowledge and skills

  • Previous experience ensuring all works are undertaken in accordance with statutory requirements, health & safety and industry codes of practice.
  • The ability to plan and prioritise, resolve issues and meet targets and deadlines
  • The ability to organise other people's work, and motivate them.
  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • A good team leader with the ability to demonstrate excellent customer care skills.
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Qualifications to suit the role

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk and include 'Oakray Wet Works Engineer' in the subject line.

Job Title: Fire Alarm Engineer
Salary: Dependant on experience
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Ongoing
Positions available: 1 permanent position
Location: Oakray head office in Enfield

Summary

Oakray are seeking to recruit a full-time highly skilled Fire Alarm Engineer to join their newly established, but successful growing team. You will be joining a dynamic and friendly team, with the opportunity to work on a range of stimulating and engaging projects. Oakray specialise in maintaining, repairs and installation of various fire detection systems in civic buildings, Converted Street Properties and care homes within the Westminster area.

Essential knowledge and skills

  • Have experience of working with Fire Alarm Systems such as Morley, Advanced, Kentec, C-Tec, Good experience in Wireless (Hyfire, Eda, Expander) Gent and Zitton desirable
  • Have Good knowledge of BS5839:1 / BS539:6
  • Have three years’ experience of Life Safety Systems including Aov
    Mechanical experience in Dry risers, Sprinklers , Fire Extinguishers
    Completed FIA Accreditation or equivalent training and experience
  • Full UK driving licence

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk and include 'Oakray Wet Works Engineer' in the subject line.

Job Title: Commercial Gas Engineer
Salary: Dependant on experience
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Ongoing
Positions available: 1 permanent position
Location: Oakray head office in Enfield

Summary

To 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.

Essential Qualifications/Skills

  • Current/Valid Commercial Gas Qualifications – COCN1 or CODNCO1, CIGA1, CDGA1, CORT1, ICPN1 TPCP1A
  • A relevant City and Guilds Level 3 Qualification
  • Full UK Driving licence

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk and include 'Oakray Commercial Heating Apprentice' in the subject line.

Oakray Access Control Engineer - ongoing vacancy
Oakray Commercial Heating Apprentice - ongoing vacancy
Oakray Install Apprentice- ongoing vacancy
Oakray Heating Engineer- ongoing vacancy
Oakray Electrician - ongoing vacancy
Oakray Wet Works Engineer- ongoing vacancy
Oakray Cleaning Operative - ongoing vacancy
Oakray Senior Electrical Contract Manager- ongoing vacancy
Oakray Fire Alarm Engineer- ongoing vacancy
Oakray Commercial Heating Engineer- ongoing vacancy

 

 

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