Plant Operative

City of London
£11.92 - £14.84 per hour
20 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Jerone Elson
Contract Type
Full Time
The main purpose of the post:

To assist in maintaining the boiler, heating and ventilation systems for the Guildhall Complex and other properties under the control of the Guildhall Senior Engineers. Taking and logging of readings, ensuring the correct operation of specified water treatment systems, keeping plant rooms clean and tidy. Operating computer console to read reports. Checking and changing filtration media in AHU’s.

On a day to day your main duties & responsibilities will include:

* Assisting with the safe operation of heating/boiler plant. This includes the testing of the water treatment associated with the steam generators supplying plant areas.

* Assisting with maintaining the cooling towers within Guildhall Complex and other buildings which are serviced by the department.

* Taking gas and water readings and recording them in the logs.

* Testing and analysing the water conductivity of cooling towers and completing the logs.

* Testing and checking of chemical dosing pumps and chemical drums.

* Reading and understanding computer readouts and reports, taking action where necessary.

* Cleaning plant rooms to maintain a good working environment.

* Testing solids diverter pits and cavity pumps.

* Accepting deliveries and checking delivery notes against equipment/parts etc.

* Checking and changing AHU filters.

* Ensuring as far as is reasonably practicable, the health safety and welfare of the employees for whom you are responsible.

* Stocktaking of chemicals, cleaning materials, filters and general spares/parts.

* Analysing water and maintaining the water softener plant, the salt level and stocks of salt.

* Assisting Plant Fitters and Plant Electrician in their work.

* Reporting to the Assistant Plant Engineer any plant failures.

* To undertake any other duties that may reasonably be requested appropriate to the grade

Candidates must have experience working with commercial use boilers to qualifiy. This role is very technical based, ideally a strong background in heating and plumbing is desirable.

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