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Heating Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

The role


Wandsworth is a busy urban borough in the heart of London, and we are looking for a Heating Manager who will manage our heating team. You will be responsible for the provision of safe and reliable heating service to borough's residents. Duties include managing, liaison with & monitoring contractors to ensure prompt attendance to breakdowns, effective repair and maintenance works and statutory inspections are conducted as specified. Confidence in using computer systems including MS Office software are essential, as is the ability to deal sensitively with residents and their representatives with the highest standard of customer care.

You will manage a team of heating engineers and contractors installing, maintaining and repairing heating services to the Council’s housing stock, from individual property boilers to complex communal heating systems. With experience of project control and contract management you will be able to brief consultants, supervise contractors, carry out surveys and resolve design problems. You will also manage heating and related capital and revenue works contracts.

You will have knowledge about and experience of installing and maintaining all types of individual and communal heating systems, communal cold-water booster systems, sprinklers, communal extract systems and se-duct/U-Duct flue systems.

You will have a qualification in heating, current A.C.S. Gas qualifications in domestic gas safety and domestic appliances (boilers, gas fires, water heaters and cookers) Testing and substantial knowledge of heating services within housing properties and estates preferably in a local government environment.

For an informal discussion, please contact Peter Hedges, Heating Manager on 0208 871 7040 or Frank Egan, Business Transformation and Support Services Manager on 0208 871 6798 or email frank.egan@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

How to apply?

If this sounds like the right challenge for you, please apply online attaching your CV and a covering letter telling us how you meet the job requirements and person specification outlined in the job profile.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include flexible working and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays. 

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  1st December 2019

Shortlisting Date: 2nd December 2019

Interview Date: w/c 9th December 2019

Useful Information:

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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