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The REC team, based in Killarney are expanding and currently have an exciting new role available for a qualified and enthusiastic Plumber/Heating Engineer. If this is of interest, please review the below job specification and send your C.V to us at info@recireland.ie

Role: Plumber/Heating Engineer
Job Description: Working as a member of our specialist team you will be responsible for the installation, site investigation, layout design, commissioning and servicing of the range of heating and ventilation systems we supply and maintain. Covering Munster, properties visited will be both new build and existing, domestic and small scale industrial. You must be a time served plumber with a minimum of 5 years’ experience. Our head office is in Killarney and therefore the successful applicant could live anywhere in Kerry or West Cork.
Duties include, but are not limited to the following;
  • Installation of air source and ground source heat pumps alongside underfloor heating and radiator systems, installation of solar thermal panels, installation of domestic ventilation ducting and hrv/mev fan units, installation of wood boilers.
  • Completion of all necessary service/installation documentation and submission to office in a timely manner.
  • Servicing on systems as instructed.
  • Site visits to advise on technical aspects of design, installation or warranty claims.
  • Procure materials through approved suppliers, ensuring best value at all times.
  • Liaison with builders, trades, and homeowners - maintaining a professional and courteous manner at all times whilst you represent the company.
  • Maintaining job records to allow for tight monitoring of costs, and to ensure that clients are kept fully informed at all times.
  • Ensure all tools and test equipment are properly maintained.
  • Continually review and make recommendations for product and process improvements on an ongoing basis.
  • Develop strong product knowledge and maintain a high level of technical proficiency.
Person Specification:
  • Must demonstrate a positive and versatile ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Be happy to work alone or as part of a small team
  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Be capable of building positive working relationships to deliver high levels of customer service
  • Able to work extended hours and spend nights away as required without upsetting domestic situation
  • Able to commute reliably to site with clean or near clean driving licence
​Hours of Work:
​Flexi Contract, Mon-Fri, 24-40 hours per week, 8am to 5pm with some flexibility as determined by workload. Some weekend work/extended hours may be required from time to time to ensure timely completion of projects. We will also accept applications from self employed Plumbers.
Place of work:
As required by company workload, covering primarily (but not limited to) Kerry, Cork, Limerick.
Additional information:
  • Previous experience that would be desirable but not essential;
  • Previous experience installing heat pumps or other renewable systems
  • Previous experience/qualifications for working with f-gas
  • Working knowledge of current Health & Safety legislation.
Start Date: Immediate start available for the right candidate
Relevant Criteria;
  • Plumbing qualification
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in plumbing
  • Capable of planning out pipework and accurately estimating materials and labour
  • Safe pass
  • Full clean drivers licence
  • Own transport required
  • Experience towing a trailer
  • Flexi contract 24 to 40 hours pro rata
  • Must be Computer literate
  • Must have excellent spoken and written English
  • Must be able to perform basic paperwork and record keeping
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