View Vacancy - Plumber (07/19 ABJ)

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Estates

Main purpose of job:  

  • Hands-on Mechanical Plumber to carry out effective day to day maintenance work, routine maintenance, preventive maintenance, breakdown maintenance, new installation and construction works.

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve:

  • Assist TWG team to attend to work requests on regular basis as it affects the mission’s operations.
  • Follow FCO health & safety standards in regular works, also ensuring compliance with all TWG work practices and policies.
  • Assist TWG team to complete planned preventive maintenance (PPM) works and meet the deadline as per our Calendar schedule.
  • Attend to all Ad hoc tasks delegated by Building Services Manager (BSM) and provide updates on the same.
  • Carry out the new installation and repairing of plumbing fixtures/ fittings.
  • Operate and carry out routine & corrective maintenance of domestic water treatment plant.
  • Carry out installation and routine cleaning/unblocking of drainage, water supply pipes.
  • Assist other trade persons to carry out their tasks i.e. Electrician, A/C Technician, Painter, Plumber, Mason and Carpenter.
  • Carry out routine maintenance of fire fighting equipment (Hydrant Heads, Hose reels, etc).
  • Carry out the routine/breakdown maintenance, check up, inspection of all the plumbing fixtures and pipe lines of residential and official accommodations.
  • Carry out the routine preventative maintenance of the cold and hot water supply pipeline system.
  • To carry out the routine preventative maintenance of ground & high level water tank and cisterns.
  • Carry out routine and corrective maintenance of HVAC chilled system water valves, meters, Gauges, and mechanical flow switches.
  • Preparing daily and weekly reports of work done and other necessary documentation.
  • Carry out routine and corrective maintenance of Barriers, blockers and folding gates.
  • Keep & clean tools and machines in proper position after using it.
  • Develop skills in all trades to meet Mission’s multi-tasking policies.
  • Take responsibility and custody of maintenance stores and procurement as per need.

  • Plumbing Labour Trade Test 1, 2, &3 (Ministry of Labour& Productivity Certificate of Competence).
  • Minimum of 3years experience providing Mechanical & Plumbing maintenance services in Multi-complex Office buildings.
  • Possess 2 and 4 wheel vehicle driving license.
  • Computer literate – Word, Outlook (email) and Excel.
  • Trained Avon Barrier Systems maintenance personnel.
  • Experience maintaining Trox Fan-coil Units
Seeing the Big Picture, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
11 April 2019
S1
Permanent
Africa
Nigeria
Abuja
British High Commission
N234, 033
1 June 2019
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  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Abuja are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
  • All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.
  • The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to;

Obtain the relevant permit

Pay fees for the permit

Make arrangements to relocate

Meet the costs to relocation

  • The British High Commission does not sponsor visas/work permits except where it may be local practice to do so.
  • 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.
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