Careers at Watkins

Watkins is a family owned Mechanical, Engineering and Plumbing subcontractor based in the South East of England. We’ve been trading over 60 years and pride ourselves on our long-lasting relationships with our clients, suppliers and wider community.

Find your next career at Watkins​

Field based, you will be carrying out inspections, repair & maintenance works in Boiler room / Plantrooms and some inspections within flats and apartments throughout London & the South East.

This is a permanent, full time employed position for a professional, confident, and motivated individual.

REQUIREMENTS:

· Full UK manual driving licence

· Domestic gas qualifications CCN1, CEN1/CENWAT, CPA1 CKR1 HTR1

· Commercial CODNC01, CIGA1, ICPN1, UN-VENTED HOT WATER STORAGE

· 5+ Years’ experience of diagnosing & repairing heating and plant room issues.

· You may be required to undertake a full DBS check due to projects worked on.

THE INDIVIDUAL:

· You will have experience working in commercial plant rooms and occupied property’s and show exceptional customer service skills.

· You will have excellent technical knowledge and a keen interest in learning about new technologies & equipment.

· You will be able to write detailed IT based reports of findings and work in a methodical manner.

BENEFITS:

· Highly competitive rate negotiable depending on experience

· Overtime available & on call duty rotation

· Five weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays

· Workplace pension scheme & employee life insurance

. BUPA

· Company van & fuel card

· Smartphone & Uniform/PPE

· Training in all technologies/systems installed

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £20.00-£22.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Experience:

  • Diagnostic evaluation: 5 years (required)
  • Commercial Gas: 5 years (preferred)

License/Certification:

  • UK Manual Driving Licence (required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 100% (required)
  • Work Location: On the road

Field based, you will be carrying out inspections, repair & maintenance works in Boiler room / Plantrooms and some inspections within flats and apartments throughout London & the South East.

Benefits of working at Watkins

Watkins provides a positive and supportive environment for all our employees. In all staff, back office or site based, we value teamwork, authenticity, hard work and transparency. Staff are supported and provided training to reach their potential. With many disciplines within the organisation opportunities exist to explore a varied career.  A testament to this is our low staff turnover, with many staff staying with us for over 10 years.