HIU Engineer

Salary £28,000 - £33,500
Contract type Permanent
Hours Full-time
Job Advert Description

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Heating Interface Units (HIU) Engineer to join our newly created Gas team based in Suttons Wharf South, Mile End.

Working as part of our internal maintenance service company, this pivotal role will be responsible for the effective delivery of planned and emergency works for One Housing Group.  The role will involve performing reactive, service and installation works on HIU, in occasional high end residential sites and more.

This position requires travel and work London wide.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for ensuring all works are allocated and completed to time, cost and quality standards, managing your workload effectively
  • Responsible for the self-delivery of a commercial service that complies with all legislative and regulatory requirements in respect of directly employed operatives. To protect the landlords liability for disrepair
  • Responsible for taking water samples and passing them onto One Directs’ preferred test facilities, ensuring system cleanliness
  • Be prepared to work on various types of system i.e. reactive works, planned maintenance, installations, capital works
  • Lead on any substantive reactive repairs to Gas Systems when asked
  • Maintain effective OPIs and KPIs to ensure time, quality, cost and customer service standards are met
  • Read drawings and schematics where gas and heating systems have been designed

About You

You will have a minimum of 5 years plumbing experience, a proven track record in dealing with all aspects of plumbing, dealing with complex and conflicting demands. 

Experience of working with gas within the housing sector is advantageous, as is a solid understanding of legislation surrounding maintenance and property management

We are looking for someone who can take ownership and who has a proven track record of self-supervision.

In depth knowledge of HIU and plumbing heating systems of all types is essential as is understanding of S plan & Y plan electrical systems.

About Us

One Housing is a leading provider of housing, care and support services across London and the South East.  One Direct is our internal maintenance service company to manage and carry out repairs and maintenance. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of One Housing, which owns over 16,000 properties across London and the South East. One Direct delivers better value for money for our customers and ensures that repairs and maintenance work is carried out to a high standard.

One Housing values the diversity of our workforce and we welcome job applications from all parts of the communities which we serve.

Next Steps

If you are interested in this position and meet the skills and experience required please click on the ‘apply now’ button below.

Additional Documentation Engineer_HIU_March_2018.docx