Posted 17 days agoExpires in 1 month
£44,500 per annum, plus benefits
We are currently seeking a Senior Plumber to join the Works Department team in one of the most iconic buildings in the world, St Paul’s Cathedral.
As part of the team, you will be responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient functioning of the heating, plumbing and drainage systems of St Paul’s Cathedral and its associated buildings. This will include:
- planning and implementing a schedule of maintenance of all heating, plumbing and drainage systems;
- carrying out inspections of plant and equipment, troubleshooting any problems found and maintaining the required records of such inspections; and
- carrying out and recording Risk Assessments in accordance with the Cathedral’s Health & Safety Policy.
To support the Annual Works programme through maintaining the heating, plumbing and drainage systems in St Paul’s Cathedral and its associated buildings including, the Amen Court residences.
- Ensuring the safe and efficient functioning of the heating, plumbing and drainage systems of St Paul’s Cathedral and its associated buildings, including the Amen Court Residences.
- Keeping such records of inspection and maintenance as the Clerk of the Works may require (to include updating of plans where necessary).
- Compliance, in consultation with the Clerk of the Works, with the relevant Health and Safety requirements for processes carried out.
- Planning and implementing a schedule of maintenance of all heating, plumbing and drainage systems.
- Troubleshooting problems within these systems.
- Carrying out inspections of plant and equipment and maintaining the required records of such inspections.
- Keeping up to date with Health & Safety requirements and notifying the Clerk of the Works of any changes.
- Carrying out and recording, in writing, Risk Assessments in accordance with the Cathedral’s Health & Safety Policy for the work to be undertaken by the plumbers and specifying any personal protective equipment required.
- Obtaining any required Permits to Work from the Clerk of the Works.
- Requisitioning in good time tools, equipment, plumbing and heating materials and personal protective equipment from the Office Manager withing the Works Department.
- Day to day upkeep of the lavatory systems throughout the Cathedral and properties.
- Monitoring of Legionella and reporting to the Works Facilities Manager.
- Upgrading the cisterns in the public lavatories.
- Cleaning or replacing all filtration systems on a weekly cycle, out of hours.
- Shutdown works which include drain cleaning and clearance and periodic work for insurance inspection.
- Undertaking safety and other training as may be determined by the Clerk of the Works.
- Gas Safe qualified.
- Hold a recognised plumbing and heating qualification, preferably City & Guilds.
- Proven and demonstrable experience of industrial plumbing work since qualification.
- Experienced in the installation and maintenance of large industrial gas boilers as well as those in domestic situations. An ideal background would be working in a factory or similar large institution.
- Knowledge of plumbing costing and able to apply the disciplines necessary to ensure rigorous cost control.
- Proven planning and organisation skill.
- Attention to detail.
- Able to problem-solve.
- Able to produce clear written reports and records.
- A good team player and have a courteous and professional manner.
- Good interpersonal skills and show evidence of drive and initiative.
St Paul’s is an equal opportunities employer and holds together a very diverse set of activities and aspirations. It is the Cathedral of the Diocese of London and the seat of its Bishop, a national church and an international spiritual focus, a space for worship and holiness, a place of learning, debate and challenge, an icon of resilience in the face of adversity, an architectural heritage centre, a partner in the City of London, and a commercial enterprise. In addition to offering acts of worship throughout the day, St Paul’s is open for prayer and sight-seeing seven days a week.