General Services Technician

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Job Title General Services Technician
Job Reference DIA0600/SB
Post Type
Division Technical
Salary information Circa £25k (dependent upon skills, qualifications and experience)
Application deadline 25/02/2011

Job Description

The key duties of the post are as follows:

• To carry out installation and assembly of a range of pipework systems both on site and within workshop type environments, including testing and commissioning.
• To participate in the construction, testing and commissioning of future building services and distribution systems.
• To perform monitoring and testing duties, as required by the Statutory Authorities.
• To assist with the operation and maintenance of the building services plant and distribution systems.
• To undertake problem solving and fault diagnosis on mechanical building services including process and chilled water, HVAC, MTHW/LTHW, compressed air, domestic water, natural gas and vacuum drainage systems.
• To liaise with other Diamond technical staff, external contractors, service engineers and suppliers. 
• To perform occasional supervision of external contractors in relation to future mechanical fit out and maintenance or modification works.
• To keep up to date records of Quality Assurance documentation and participate in Change Control Procedures for mechanical installations.
• To carry out and assist with the preparation of safety risk assessments and method statements.
• Participation in Health & Safety and Quality Assurance procedures as appropriate to the post.
• Participation in Mechanical On Call system.
• To undertake other related duties to meet the needs of the Diamond IFM Group.

Qualification & Experience - Essential

• Experience with process & chilled water systems
• Experience with HVAC systems
• The applicant should have served a recognised apprenticeship in an engineering discipline.
• Self motivated
• Effective team worker
• Flexible approach to the working conditions and environment
• Good problem solving skills
• Ability to work on own initiative

Qualification & Experience - Desirable

• Computer literate
• Work planning and organisational skills
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Able to organise and prioritise tasks to meet project timescales
• Experience with LTHW/MTHW/Compressed air systems
• Experience with drainage/vacuum drainage systems
• Familiarity with using Quality Control systems, Work planning and Safe Systems of Work
• Experience of HSE legislation
• Considerable work experience
• City & Guilds Craft/Advanced Craft qualification in heating & ventilation or equivalent knowledge.
• Prepared to learn new skills
• Able to get on with people at all levels.

Further Information

Applying for employment

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