View Vacancy - Plumber - TWG (59/19 NR)
To provide technical support on property issues, health and safety issues, and provision of routine maintenance to BHC and its large residential estate. He/she should be able to work under pressure with a view to meeting deadlines and staff expectations. It is important that the candidate can demonstrate good self-management and organisational skills.
Roles and responsibilities:
- Undertake plumbing test & inspection and complete testing and inspection sheets.
- Reporting any problems encountered on site to the supervisor.
- To assist the onsite TWG team in the completion of tasks in a timely fashion and to a high standard.
- Carry out plumbing maintenance and repairs to the large residential estate of the British High Commission.
- Conduct full water Preventative and Planned Maintenance (PPM) in both residential and non-residential properties.
- Undertake the Installation and repair of domestic plumbing and borehole pumps, booster pumps pressure tanks and geysers.
- In addition he/she will be on an out of hours on call rota.
- Certificate in plumbing from a recognised government institution (Preferably Government trade test III, II & I).
- 5 years of experience in plumbing and water systems work
- Working knowledge of water filtration systems i.e. reverse osmosis and UV
- Legionella, control methods and legislation
- System checks for leaks using air and water pressure gauges
- Welding and brazing experience
- The applicant should be computer literate as reporting methods are via digital media
- Must be able to interpret blue prints and sketches, produce materials lists for job requests and projects
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Knowledge of gas fittings and gas safety
- Be familiar with the required Health & Safety standards governing the plumbing role
- Hold a current full driving licence and be a safe competent driver (accident free for three years)
- Experience in bore hole pumps
- Solar water
- Must have knowledge of hand and power tools
- Monday to Thursday - 7:30 AM to 17:30 PM
- Friday - 7:30 AM -16:00PM
- On call emergency on a rota
Members of staff are entitled to paid annual leave, which is earned, from the day they commence employment. Entitlements are as follows:
- Grades S1 (L) 25 days
In addition to annual leave, the BHC normally observes no fewer than 9 and no more than 14 Kenyan and British public and religious holidays in a year. These vary from year to year and are at the discretion of the High Commissioner. A list of holidays is published each year.
- Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
- Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
- The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
- Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Nairobi are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Kenya.
- It is essential that the applicants already have the right to live and work in Kenya without the need to apply for a work permit
- Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
- Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework Please note: Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
- Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.
- Please log into your profile on the application system on a regular basis to review the status of your application
This opportunity is closed to applications.