Plumbing Technician

Job Type
Job Category
Employment Basis
Salary Range
Competitive (Subject to skills, experience and qualifications)
Closing Date

Plumbing Technician

College location:                  East Surrey College (Redhill)

Salary:                                  Competitive (Subject to qualifications, skills and experience)

Hours:                                   Full time (37 hours/week)


We are currently seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic Plumbing Technician to join our Construction department.



Based in the Construction area of our Technology department this exciting post will involve; supporting students in their learning of practical skills in the Plumbing workshops, supervising and maintaining workshops ensuring adherence to health and safety regulations. You will also be responsible for ordering stock, maintaining a stock of consumables and preparing materials for student activities as well as the cleaning and maintenance of the equipment.


This post would suit an individual who has achieved their own plumbing qualifications or who has a plumbing background themselves and understands the basic principles. Candidates will be enthusiastic, self-motivated with excellent communication skills, and with a committed approach to your work you will maintain a high quality learning environment for our learners. 


The successful candidate must have:

  • Level 2 vocational qualification in Plumbing (or related subject)
  • Knowledge/industry experience of Plumbing
  • Experienced of working with young people
  • Full First Aid Qualification (or willing to obtain)


If this sounds like you and you will enjoy working in a forward thinking, friendly, fast paced, changing environment with state of the art facilities, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer a competitive salary, as well as staff benefits such a choice of two excellent pension schemes, life assurance, free onsite parking and access to our fully equipped gym along with discounted in house Spa and Salon treatments. 


Closing Date:    Sunday 28th July 2019*

(*Applications will however be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before this closing date.  We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment)


For full further information on this vacancy and to apply (or to see all other roles we are recruiting for at East Surrey College), please visit our careers website -  or contact the Human Resources department on 01737 772611.


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Orbital South Colleges Group are committed to Equal Opportunities, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.  We are also committed to PREVENT and Safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Both College Campus’ are smoke-free zones. 

As part of our pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, references will be taken and evidence of all qualifications and awards will also be required before commencement of employment.  Failure to do so may lead to offers being withdrawn.