Location: Bridgwater |
Salary: £18.15 |
Posted: 8 Oct 2021 |
Closes: 29 Oct 2021 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 10658

Role Responsibility:



Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, TA5 1UD

40 hours, Full Time, Permanent

£18.15 Per hour

Excellent company benefits including Contributory Pension


As a leading Facilities Management company, G4S FM improves the lives of millions of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments. We support the efficient delivery of front line services in critical environments for the private sector, national and local government agencies.


At G4S FM our expertise in sectors such as defence, courts and hospitals is second to none. Our success is underpinned by the way we attract, develop and engage with our people, as well as the culture and values that shape the way we work and how our colleagues carry out their roles.


Our values are integral to everything we do. We act with integrity and respect. We are passionate about safety, security and service excellence and we achieve this through innovation and teamwork. We are a sustainable, ethical business and this is key to the ongoing success of G4S FM.


We have an opportunity for a Plumber to join our team at Hinkley Point C, Somerset.


This is an exciting time to join the G4S Facilities Management Team at Hinkley Point C. We are three years into our ten year contract, working on the largest construction site in Europe. 


The first new nuclear power station to be built in the UK in over 20 years; Hinkley Point C in Somerset will provide low-carbon electricity for around 6 million homes and bring lasting benefits to the UK economy.


Construction and operation of Hinkley Point C will create 25,000 employment opportunities, up to 1,000 apprenticeships and 64% of the project’s construction value is predicted to go to UK companies. There are currently over 4,000 workers on site.


This is a full time role working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. The salary for this role is £18.15 per hour.


As a fully qualified and experienced plumbing engineer you will be required as directed, on a mobile basis, across a range of sites, to maintain and repair assets, building fabric, services and estate.  Unvented and vented training on pressured systems is essential. The successful candidate needs to have experience of building and facilities maintenance and high level specialism such as plumbing, gas fitting. It is desirable to have experience working in a facilities management environment.


Key Responsibilities of this role are:


  • Manage, arrange and co-ordinate all Planned Preventative Maintenance tasks (reactive repairs, refurbishment and planned maintenance) through the CAFM system ensuring these are closed out in accordance with the Client’s Service Level Agreement.

  • Scheduling and planning own workload

  • Lead estate engineers, estate technicians and contractors working on site during repairs, maintenance or refurbishment work.

  • Deal with all daily issues on site, raise reactive tasks as necessary with central service desk and ensure tasks are allocated correctly, progressed within agreed timescales and closed out, extended or mitigated where necessary to minimise deductions.

  • Deal effectively and safely with breakdowns and damage to assets etc. within their range of qualifications, training and experience as required and by out of hours response where necessary.

  • Assist with reports and technical procedures for Building Maintenance Activities.

  • Responsible for the safety and proper use of all tools and equipment.

  • Maintenance inspection and repairs to various types of commercial heating, water, ventilation, electrical, mechanical and security etc. equipment and services on site.

  • Diagnosing faults on all mechanical and electrical support systems and rectifying where within levels of competence.

  • Following detailed drawings and operational maintenance manuals in order to lead the team in carrying out all planned maintenance, routine inspections and repairs.

  • Maintenance inspection and repairs to various assets, building fabric and estate eg. Furniture, internal and external fixtures and fittings, grounds, access and parking etc.

  • Working with other craft qualified, semi-skilled and unskilled maintenance staff to develop cross-skilling and cover all levels and aspects of maintenance activities on a team work basis.

  • Participate in on-call and emergency call out arrangements on a team work basis.

  • May be expected to participate on a rota work basis.

The Ideal Candidate:


Essential Requirements are:


  • Fully qualified and experienced plumbing or mechanical engineer

  • NVQ Level 2 in plumbing and Heating

  • Experience of building and facilities maintenance


Additional Company Benefits available:


  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions

  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme

  • Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users

  • Subsidised healthcare plan

  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving

  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics )

  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers

  • Progression, training and development opportunities.

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