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Clerk of Works (Mechanical Inspector)

Employer: London Borough of Hackney

  • Reference: Hc01551
  • Published on: Mon 07/08/2017 10:55 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 21/08/2017 22:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £38,007 - £39,855 (PO3)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hackney

Clerk of Works (Mechanical Inspector)

£38,007 - £39,855 (PO3)

Permanent – Full time

Hackney is London's most diverse, dynamic borough. Reaching from the Square Mile to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in technology, media, fashion and other creative industries. Hackney has more green spaces than any other inner London borough; some of the capital's finest schools; first class transport connections; excellent public services; and thriving arts, cultural and retail sectors. We seek people with ambition, creativity and commitment to ensure our economic growth provides benefits for everyone and creates opportunities to transform the lives of residents.

Hackney Homes is responsible for 33,000 homes. Our building maintenance department has made significant changes and improvements to the way it carries out its business. We now require a Mechanical Inspector to assist in continuing with our journey.

This is an exciting time to be joining Hackney Homes Planned Maintenance management team. The organisation has undergone a transformation which is focused on service delivery and providing high levels of customer satisfaction.

We now require someone with exceptional skills, who will help drive the section forward, make a difference and supervise the completion of domestic gas installations & repairs to occupied/void dwellings.

Ideally you have a good in depth gas knowledge with the relevant qualifications, with solid experience in the industry, motivating and inspiring staff to deliver a first class service to our customers.

You should have significant experience of working in a building maintenance environment and it would also be essential to have a related gas qualifications and ACS accreditation.

You will be joining a team of other inspectors/managers, comprising of domestic and boiler house engineers to complete a multi-million pound programme, which will require high levels of business acumen and good communication skills.

If you would like an informal discussion please telephone Les Staines 0208 356 5524

At Hackney, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation. If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please apply now!

The safety of residents is paramount and this particular role is centred around Gas Safety within resident’s homes. The role will consist of but not be limited to;

  1. Quality Control visits on servicing, repairs and installation works
  2. Pre-surveys of installation works
  3. Signing off on installation quotes.
  4. Investigating incidents concerning reports of CO.
  5. Ensuring all defects works are carried out satisfactory
  6. Attending technically challenging repairs
  7. Reporting back to the Gas Contracts Manager/ Mechanical Manager

It is essential that you attach a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience would enable you to meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome a diversity of talent to apply.

Closing Date: Monday 21 August 2017 (22:59 hrs)

Interview Date: W/C 28 August 2017

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