Commercial Mechanical Engineer / Pipe Fitter

Due to company expansion, an opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Pipe Fitter/ Mechanical Engineer. We have a prestigious variety of contracts covering London and the Home Counties. Our head office is based near Stansted Airport, Essex, however the majority of our customer base and work is located within the M25 and Central London.

The Role:

Salary: Up to £48,000
Hours: 8am – 5pm
Job Type: Permanent
Location of work: 99% inside of M25
Head Office: Bishop’s Stortford
Call Out Rota: Approximately 1 week in 7
Overtime rate: Time and a half or double time plus standby allowance of £150

The Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Sickness and accident salary protection insurance
  • Death in service cover
  • Holiday entitlement: 25 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Holiday sell scheme available
  • Full induction / mentoring
  • Training academy
  • Fully equipped van, full uniform, safety equipment and relevant training
  • Phone, tablet, fuel card, parking apps, company credit card
  • Tech desk support
  • Employee assistance programme (24/7 private GP access)

Job Overview:

  • Mobile Heating, commercial pipe fitter/mechanical engineer with experience of wet system in both modern and aged large residential blocks and commercial buildings running from a central plant room. A highly varied job.
  • Understanding of both gravity and pressurised, single, two pipe, ladder and district distribution systems.
  • Pipe work from ½” to 4” covering galv, iron, steel, copper, plastic, composite etc., to include mapres or similar systems.
  • Working knowledge of pumps, pressure and expansion vessels, DMZ valves, basic mechanical maintenance of plate exchangers, strainers, side stream filtration systems.
  • Ability to fault find on building related heating, hot and cold water distribution problems.
  • Works may involve emergency repairs, breaking out of walls and floors to access pipe work.
  • Role will involve planned mechanical maintenance on non-electrical or gas systems, with a high proportion of reactive and quoted works, which may involve minor domestic plumbing in residential apartments, typically radiator and valve problems, crossover chasing and rectification etc.

To Apply:

  • You must be living and authorised to work in the UK to apply for this position.
  • You will also need to be living within commutable distance to Central London.
  • A full UK driving licence is essential plus clear DBS check.

Experience:

  • commercial pipe fitting: 3 years (required)
  • commercial plant room: 3 years (required)