Careers and Opportunities

Vacancy

Heating Engineers
Various Contracts


Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent role, hours 8.00 - 18.00 with occasional weekend work if required

Location: Various contracts as required

Reporting to: Department Supervisor

Department: Heating

Benefits: 21 days holiday, plus statutory days, pension scheme, company loyalty scheme and annual bonus, company van, smart phone and uniform

Closing Date for applications: 19 November 2017

Job Reference Number: OAKHE1017GM

To carry out servicing and remedial repairs to gas fired heating boilers within occupied and unoccupied (void) properties to meet the requirement and expectations of the Client or his/her representative, in accordance with the Clients detailed specification (standard) in a timely fashion (pre-arranged appointment) and in compliance with current gas legislation.


Job Specification

  • To have a detailed knowledge and experience of main boiler manufacturer installation and servicing requirements and instructions.
  • To be proficient in carrying out full commissioning of gas heating boilers and associated controls on completion of installation or servicing works
  • To be able to demonstrate and have a good fault finding/diagnostic skills and to carry out necessary repairs/replacement of defective parts etc.
  • To be competent of draining down and re-filling of heating system/s in order to remove and replace defective/leaking radiators or associated isolation valves
  • To ensure that all work carried out complies with the relevant sections of the ‘Health and Safety at Work Act’ (risk assessment, asbestos awareness etc.)
  • To carry out on a rota basis out-of-hours emergency call outs.

Knowledge and Experience (Essential)

  • To be competent both by qualification and experience.
  • Good practical skills and problem solving skills
  • The ability to work carefully, methodically and safely
  • To be able to work with minimum supervision allowing that majority of work is carried out in a lone working environment.
  • To have a detailed knowledge and experience of boiler ‘Fluing arrangements, encompassing building fabric or materials used that may have to be penetrated.
  • To hold a valid full UK driving license
  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • To be a good team player, ability to demonstrate good customer care and communication skills.

 

Skills (Desirable)

  • The ability to plan and organise your daily tasks
  • A willingness to work in confined spaces, ahead for heights
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment Process
  • Recognise and trained to work with vulnerable Persons
  • Asbestos, coms, height, confined space, manual handing trained drivers.
  • CSCS card

 

Seniority Level

  • Entry level

 

Industry

  • Construction
  • Oil & Energy
  • Facilities Services

 

Job Functions

  • Other

 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 


To apply please email your CV to hr@oakrays.co.uk

 

Vacancy

Trainee Contract
Manager


Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent - (3 month probationary period). Monday - Friday 8.00 - 18.00, 1 hour for lunch. Paid monthly

Location: Various contracts as required

Reporting to: Senior Contracts Manager

Department: Electrical

Benefits: 21 days holiday, plus statutory days, pension scheme, company loyalty scheme and annual bonus, company van, smart phone

Closing Date for applications: TBC

Job Reference Number: OAKELTCM1

To work within an established team of Electrical Managers to assist in monitoring electrical installations, minor project works and adaptations.


Job Specification

  • Preparation programmes, mobilisation planning, KPI reporting.
  • Responsible for the management and monitoring of a team of Engineers and/or specialist contractors working within a number of council buildings across various contracts.
  • Planning, allocating and co-ordination of direct labour, ensuring that programme is on time and in budget
  • Updating of the programme works, preparation of performance and current status reports
  • Project Manage various works, such as Electrical refurbishments, installations and remedial works to landlords installations, domestic and commercial systems.
  • Develop commercial awareness and lead the continued improvements for Voids & Emergency lighting testing regimes
  • To ensure that health and safety risks are managed by sub-contractors, specialist contractors and direct labour, including and not limited to, ensuring legal compliance, preparation of risk and method statements for the works.
  • Prepare Service Level agreements for schools and individual clients.
  • Any other duties as reasonably required

Knowledge and Experience (Essential)

  • At least 2 years’ experience employed as an Electrical Supervisor
  • Planning and supervising of electrical installations from 5k to 500k
  • Preparation and design of performance reports and charts
  • Analytical skills and understanding of data, problem solving of underlying issues
  • Competent by experience and/or qualification, contractual awareness
  • Excellent legislation and Health and Safety knowledge
  • Experienced with MS Project, Excel and MS Powerpoint
  • Be Asbestos Awareness and manage Health & Safety risks
  • Be able to carry out Health and Safety tool box talks
  • Full UK Driving Licence

 

Skills (Desirable)

  • Be driven and willing to undertake management training
  • Be able to produce estimates for schedule of rates contracts
  • Have contractual awareness
  • Preparation of variations
  • Experience with ICT portals

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 


To apply please email your CV to hr@oakrays.co.uk

 

Vacancy

Purchase
Ledger


Salary: Competitive

Job Type: 12 month fixed term contract to cover Maternity Leave (job start date Monday 5th June 2017). Monday - Friday 8.30am-17.00pm, 1 hour for lunch. Paid monthly via BACS.

Location: Head Office : Glasgow Stud, Burnt Farm Ride, Enfield, EN2 9DY

Reporting to: Financial Accounts Manager

Department: Accounts

Benefits: 21 days holiday, plus bank holidays. Company pension scheme.

Closing Date for applications: Open date: 08/03/2017 / Closing Date: 31/03/2017 / assumed Interview Date: Mid-April 2017

Job Reference Number: OAKLLPLFTCM1

To ensure that supplier purchase invoices are processed and actioned accurately and in a timely manner and overall accounting duties as required.


Job Specification

  • Ensure the Purchase Ledger is accurate and up to date
  • Resolve internal and external purchase invoice queries
  • Send out invoices to managers and Directors for authorisation
  • Reconcile statements and prepare accounts for month end payment run
  • Matching & Batching of invoices ready for data entry
  • Regular filing and scanning of invoices
  • Input weekly timesheet data
  • Any other ad hoc administrative and accounts duties when required

Knowledge and Experience (Essential)

  • Only applications with at least 3 years’ experience working in a purchase ledger role will be considered
  • Good understanding of C.I.S. (Construction Industry Scheme)
  • The ability to plan and prioritise, resolve issues and meet targets and deadlines
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Fast & accurate data entry skills as working in a fast pace environment, inputting a high volume of data
  • Good IT skills
  • Attention to detail, good organisational and strong numerical skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel

 

Skills (Desirable)

  • Good practical skills and problem solving skills
  • A good team player with the ability to demonstrate excellent customer care skills.
  • Full valid UK driving licence and car driver preferred (due to our location)

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 


To apply please email your CV to hr@oakrays.co.uk

 

Vacancy

Commercial Heating
Engineer


Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent - (3 month probationary period). Monday - Friday 8.00 - 18.00, 1 hour for lunch (available to work occasional weekends if required). Paid weekly via BACS.

Location: Various contracts as required

Reporting to: Department Supervisor

Department: Mechanical

Benefits: 21 days holiday plus statuatory days, pension scheme, company loyalty scheme and annual bonus, company van, smart phone and uniform.

Closing Date for applications: TBC

Job Reference Number: OAKCHEAE1

To carry out servicing and remedial repairs to commercial heating boilers within occupied and unoccupied (void) buildings to meet the requirement and expectations of the client in a timely fashion and in compliance with current gas legislation.


Job Specification

  • To have a detailed knowledge and experience of main boiler manufacturer installation and servicing requirements and instructions
  • To be proficient in carrying out full commissioning of gas heating boilers and associated controls on completion of installation or servicing works
  • To be able to demonstrate and have a good general fault finding/diagnostic skills and to carry out necessary repairs/replacement of defective parts etc.
  • To be competent of draining down and re-filling of heating system/s in order to remove and replace defective/leaking radiators or associated isolation valves
  • To ensure that all work carried out complies with the relevant sections of the ‘Health and Safety at Work Act’ (risk assessment, asbestos awareness etc.)
  • To carry out on a rota basis (as required) out-of-hours emergency call outs
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested

Knowledge and Experience (Essential)

  • Good practical skills and problem solving skills
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of commercial boilers & associated controls
  • Min of 5 years’ experience working as a commercial heating engineer preferred
  • Current ACS qualifications, experienced in service, repair & diagnostics
  • To hold a valid full UK driving licence
  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • Ideally available for an immediate start

 

Skills (Desirable)

  • The ability to plan and organise your daily tasks
  • A willingness to work in confined spaces, a head for heights
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment Process
  • Recognise and trained to work with vulnerable Persons
  • To be a good team player with ability to demonstrate good customer care

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 


To apply please email your CV to hr@oakrays.co.uk

 

Vacancy

Technical Support
Assistant


Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Part - Time - (3 month probationary period). 3 days per week, 08.00am-18.00pm, 1 hour for lunch. Ideally available for an immediate start

Location: Various

Reporting to: Senior Contracts Manager

Department: Access Control / CCTV

Benefits: 21 days holiday pro rata, pension scheme, company loyalty scheme.

Closing Date for applications: 18th November 2016

Job Reference Number: OAKTSAJC1

To carry out day to day administration for the department assisting the department manager when required with more specialised projects such as tenders and pricing.


Job Specification

  • To carry out both site and office based surveys
  • To produce detailed costings based on surveys
  • To monitor Oakray’s job management system (LION) and report on outstanding, out of date and other jobs.
  • To order/chase materials for outstanding Jobs and stock.
  • To monitor the progress of larger project work/installations
  • To invoice completed jobs
  • To produce completed KPI reports monthly for clients
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested.

Knowledge and Experience (Essential)

  • To be proficient with Microsoft Office programs (particularly Excel)
  • To have a good working knowledge of access control and CCTV systems (Preferably from an installer background)
  • To be able to work alone (self-driven) and as part of a team.
  • To be prepared to work across London and the Home Counties
  • To hold a valid full UK driving licence
  • Good written and spoken communication skills

 

Skills (Desirable)

  • The ability to plan and organise your daily tasks
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment Process
  • Be driven, recommend  initiatives / changes where opportunities arise

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 


To apply please email your CV to hr@oakrays.co.uk

 

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