Teamleader - Plumbing & Pipework Network Services

Location Newry, County Down
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 3 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Huw Lloyd
Job Ref HL13_1550239979

Job Description

Teamleader - Plumbing & Pipework Network Services

Job Overview

Based within our key clients dedicated maintenance department the teamleader will be reporting to the Senior Maintenance Manger. The Teamleader will be responsible for supervising a team of pipe welder, plumbers and fitters to ensure the maintenance priorities are met on a day to day basis. This role will require on-going engagement from all of the different departments and stakeholders which will involve significant people engagement as well as a good technical understanding of the systems.

Main Activities/Tasks

Give clear direction to plumbers and pipewelders regarding the jobs requiring completion

Prioritise technical duties to ensure the clients operations duties are met.
Ensure workmanship standards are met at all times.
Implementation of all the clients HR policies and procedures
Management of all teams holidays and absences
Assure performance of team maintained and improved.
Agree metrics with management and track performance of team.
Ensure completion of worksheets of work completed
Management of contract staff.
Audit 3rd party service providers for capability and value.
Assess work completed of 3rd party for workmanship standards and adherence to contractual requirements.
Processing of parts ordered and ensure all procurement processes are followed.
Ensuring that correct materials of construction are used for each job
Ensure that safety permits (including line breaking/electrical lock-out, access to heights using ladders/access platforms/equipment and other relevant permits) are strictly adhered to while the jobs are being performed
Complete a safety review of the proposed jobs before commencement, identifying the most suitable pipe route, valve arrangement and the impact of the change on existing infrastructure.
Ensure that the area is cordoned off with safety barriers/tape while work is taking place
liaise with the area managers to schedule work at the most suitable time to ensure that downtime is minimised
ensure that the pipework has been cleaned and pressure tested upon completion (if necessary) before handing back to the area manager and that the area has been tidied up
ensure that drawings are updated following changes to pipework
Use of the PEMAC system
Ensure that pipe fitters/welders have the appropriate certification to complete the job
Track the costs of each job so that materials and labour can be assigned appropriately
Work with immediate supervisor to ensure that change control aspects are being followed with the proposed work.

Essential Criteria:

A minimum of 3 years previous post apprenticeship plumbing or pipe welding experience in a maintenance / engineering environment.
Previous experience of operating a preventative maintenance schedule.
Strong technical skills.
Logical and well organised approach to problem solving.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate good Microsoft Office skills.
Good communication skills both written and verbal.

Duration: Full Time, Permanent

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