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Damp Proofer

Damp Proofer


Temporary – Permanent

£31,200 + van

Hamilton Woods Associates are currently working with a Manchester based Housing Association, to recruit to a Damp Proofer. The main purpose of the role will be working on kitchen refurbishments, completing damp proofing, basic joinery and basic plumbing

Responsibilities of the Damp Proofer include:

  • Working on tenanted social housing properties completingdamp proofing
  • Completing basic plumbing and basic joinery on kitchens when required
  • Developing effective working relationships with colleagues, partners and key stakeholders to support the delivery of a customer focused service
  • Booking in any follow-on work identified during the repair visit with the customer at the time of the repair on a PDA
  • Measuring and inspecting repairs, and ordering appropriate materials
  • Ensuring adherence to health and safety procedures

Requirements of the Damp Proofer includes:

  • UK Driving License
  • Basic skills within joinery and plumbing

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Bethan Hall – Divisional Manager at Hamilton Woods on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing BH 4884. Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, it is regrettable that we cannot reply to everyone with feedback directly and please consider your application unsuccessful

Instrument Technician – Field Based

An experienced Instrument Technician is sought by an engineering company in the Liverpool area

Working on various customer sites your main responsibilities will include: –

  • Carry out diagnosis and correction of instrumentation, electronic and control issues related to both process and facilities equipment
  • Carry out calibration and maintenance of instrumentation and control systems
  • Accountable for maintaining, documenting service and maintenance work
  • On completion of engineering tasks, work status, including the root cause of the problem and any outstanding issues are to be feedback to the client and Service Manager

The successful candidate will either be HNC qualified or have served a recognized apprenticeship in Control and Instrument Engineering. You will need to able to read and interpret relevant engineering drawings, related specifications, quality standards and equipment manuals, and to follow work instructions and relevant plans and schedules. Good diagnosis and fault-finding skills relating to instruments and PLCs are essential. A Full UK Driving Licence is essential

Compex Certification would be a strong advantage

This is a field based role covering sites throughout the UK and some overnight stays will be required. A company vehicle is also provided.

If you would like more information on this exciting opportunity please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV

Field Service Engineer

A Field Service Engineer with experience of servicing electronics or instrumentation systems is sought by a growing company in the Tyneside area

The role involves the service, repair and calibration of safety-critical instrumentation systems. Your main responsibilities will include the safe, correct, and efficient preventive and routine maintenance of equipment and machinery, fault diagnosis and repair, installation, testing and commissioning and the disassembling, inspection, cleaning, replacement and re-assembly of mechanical assemblies. You will also be responsible for completing risk assessments, reports, certificates and carry out machinery health checks. You will also liaise with customer about works, suggest (any) remedial actions and feedback and improvement suggestions to the technical team.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and personal qualities: –

  • Electrical/electronic hands-on practical skills
  • Mechanical hands-on practical skills – maintenance experience
  • Appropriate engineering/electrical experience and training such as an apprenticeship
  • Level 3 engineering or technical qualifications (e.g. ONC/NVQ L3/C&G L3)
  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • Ability to pass security clearance
  • A Safety focused approach to service and maintenance activities
  • Able to maintain composure under pressure and meet deadlines
  • IT literate with email and MS suite such as Word and Excel

You will need a practical and proactive approach to time management and problem-solving, be able to travel and stay overnight away from home for up to 1 week at a time (2/3 nights is typical).

This is a field based permanent full-time position. You will spend 80% of your time travelling / on-site and 20% in the workshop. Travel is mainly UK based with occasional European travel and will rarely involve weekends

The package includes a basic salary up to £31000, paid overtime, fully expensed travel, full product training and a benefits package that increases with length of service

This role would ideally suit an experienced multi-skilled maintenance technician/engineer who enjoys travelling and variety in their work, as each day provides its own challenges.

If you would like more information on this exciting and varied role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV