Mechanical Pipefitter / Commercial Plumber

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Parker Technical Services is part of the Edwin James Group, a leading asset engineering group delivering integrated technical and process engineering and automation services for the built environment.

Our team of over 1000 people work with a Blue Chip client base across diverse sectors including Manufacturing, Government & Education, Utilities, Commercial and Defence & Nuclear.

Our goal is to be known as a straightforward, no-nonsense operation that is easy to understand, and easy to work with.

We provide a strong health and safety culture and ample personal development opportunities. Our ethos is Safety, Service, People this is known as the EJ way and is practised throughout the group

Currently we have a new opportunity for a Mechanical Pipefitter / Commercial Plumber based at our site in Mildenhall.

Key Responsibilities
  • Timely and accurate assembling, and installing of steel work, pipe work, pumps, valve pipeline ancillaries
  • Repairing malfunctions
  • Testing pipe systems to ensure safety and functionality
  • Performs inspections of plumbing systems to identify and replace worn parts
  • Follows health and safety standards and complies with building codes
  • Collaborates with contractors, construction workers, electricians, and pipefitters in installing and repairing plumbing
  • Tests plumbing systems for leaks and other problems
  • Analyses problem and identifies appropriate tools and materials for repair
  • Installs pipes and fixtures, such as sinks and toilets, for water, gas, steam, air, or other liquids
  • Installs supports for pipes, equipment, and fixtures prior to installation
  • Assembles fittings and valves for installation
  • Modifies length of pipes, fixtures, and other plumbing materials as needed

This list is not a complete list of responsibilities but representative of the type of duties.

Skills & Experience

We value everyone’s skills and experiences but for this role are looking for people who have:

  •  NVQ level 3 or equivalent in pipe fitting & fabrication – commercial Gas Safe desirable but not essential
  • Competence in reading and understanding M&E drawings
  • To be able to install and assemble steel work, pipe work, pumps, valve pipeline ancillaries
  • Willing to assist and work with multiple trades
  • Be self-motivated and a team player with a focus on high quality and standards
  • Trained in oxy propane cutting burning and braising – desirable not essential
  • Knowledge in pipe schedules, flange types, gasket types, bolt tensile identification etc essential
  • Must be able to work under own initiative this role will also involve some diagnostics and repair when necessary
  • Professional manner
  • Very accurate attention to detail
  • Willing to learn and adapt skillset
  • Proven workplace experience with references
  • A competitive salary and benefits package appropriate to this position
  • Career development within a successful and growing group of businesses with wide geographical and industry spread

If this is your dream role, then we’d love to hear from you

We are an equal opportunity employer who promotes and celebrates diversity within our business. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Wherever you are in your career, we’d love to hear from you. We value lifetime learning and work hard to make sure our people achieve their potential. If you want to take your career in a new direction, take a look at our current roles below.

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