Plumbing Technician

Are you looking for a varied and rewarding role as a Plumbing Technician

Bishop’s Stortford College is a place of learning that provides an outstanding range of opportunities for developing well-rounded, skilful and happy young people. We pride ourselves on doing this in a beautiful environment with the best facilities.

At the College, we are aware that it is the people who make this possible. It is their energy, imagination and enthusiasm that creates the opportunities, experiences and very special atmosphere for both pupils and staff to enjoy. 

The Post

The College requires the Plumbing Technician to form the core ‘in-house’ capability in the College maintenance team.  The maintenance team ensure the campus and the facilities are looked after and work is carried out to the highest standards whilst working within a busy and challenging educational environment.  To that end all members of the team are to be capable of making decisions and prioritising workload where necessary to ensure the operational effectiveness of the academic provision and pastoral care is maintain at all times.  An ability to be flexible in ways of working is essential. Further skills required include the ability to communicate with all levels of the College and to work under their own initiative and to oversee all maintenance duties specified by the Estates Manager/Building Maintenance Supervisor.

The Technician is expected to be capable of delivering a wide range of basic trade skills i.e. plumbing joinery/locksmith/bricklaying/painting/glazing/general building maintenance, it is essential that they are multi skilled but with a plumbing bias.

The role is 52 weeks per year working Monday to Friday plus three hours Saturday mornings during term time. 

Required: ASAP

Application Process

The offer of appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of the College’s Child Protection Policy is available on the website.

The closing date for applications is 10th May 2019

We also reward all our employees with a fantastic range of benefits, which include a generous pension scheme, use of our state-of-the-art College Gym and Swimming Poolparkingonsite, and a free lunch during term time! Who said there’s no such thing as a free lunch?

Here’s what some of our employees have said about the College…..

‘At Bishop’s Stortford College, there is a willingness to help each other and a shared commitment to helping pupils’

‘You have the space and ability to draw on your own character and strength within the College’

‘Staff are supportive and helpful and there is good communication.  We are a close-knit team who help one other’

Bishop's Stortford College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; references will be taken prior to interview and an enhanced DBS check is required. To this end, robust Safeguarding processes and procedures are in place to support families, pupils, staff and volunteers. In compliance with the sharing of information guidance/best practice, any concerns are passed to designated teachers, trained in Safeguarding.


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