Gas and Plumbing Engineer

A.C. Whyte and Co. Ltd have ambitious plans for the future and we are actively growing our team.  Our construction team is actively seeking a new Gas and Plumbing Engineer to join the business. 

We are looking for an Engineer to join our expanding team who has a wealth of experience within the housing sector. It is crucial that our ‘Quality as Standard’ ethos is reflected in all areas of our workmanship and consistently delivered across all projects therefor, the successful candidate must have an eye for detail delivering work of the highest calibre. 

As the social housing sector evolves to focus on energy efficiency, this role is an opportunity be involved in the development of a rapidly-growing department.  Diversity of skills, experience, and a willingness to embrace new challenges are all qualities that we’re looking for during this period of growth.   A.C. Whyte is already a leader in the energy efficiency sector, and the evolution of our in-house team is signalling the way forward. 

Essential Skills 

  • Have the ability and knowledge to carry out essential plumbing alterations on EWI works 
  • Ability to carry out plumbing repairs and domestic gas services and other associated works, ensuring all installations and repairs comply with industry guidelines
  • Safely and competently complete gas safety checks ensuring all paperwork meets industry standards
  • Issue certificates required by the relevant regulator to ensure gas safety
  • High level of organisation and planning
  • Knowledge of job monitoring systems
  • Meticulous level of detail in line with our quality as standard ethos

Essential Qualifications:

  • SVQ level 3 Plumbing & Domestic Heating (or equivalent) 
  • Hold the following: CCN1, CPA1, CEN WAT1, CKR1, HTR1, MET1#
  • Full UK driving license 

Who we are looking for:

Our people are what keep us at the forefront of our sector. We want them to be the best on site, wherever we are.  At A.C. Whyte, we pride ourselves on our award-winning quality workmanship, our reputation for exceeding client expectations, and our strong order book future-proof our business.  Our work transforms neighbourhoods and changes the lives of the residents we work with for the better. The right candidate will have an eye for detail and commitment to delivering work of the highest calibre, in line with our ‘quality as standard’ ethos.

What A.C. Whyte offers to its people

We offer a range of benefits that cover common expectations,  as well as others that go further to encourage personal and professional development.

‘Quality as standard’ doesn’t just apply to the work we do for our clients and customers. As an employer, our goal is to ensure that all of our people feel that they have the right level of support, responsibility, and training to deliver whatever is asked of them.

Company benefits

  • Competitive salary (based on skills and experience)
  • Bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme (5% employer contribution)
  • Fuel card/subsidised travel
  • Company vehicle
  • Employee referral scheme
  • All tools are provided

Career development and personal support

Career development is more than a company benefit, it is a fundamental driver of our business.  We support and encourage commitment to life-long learning as a reflection of our own drive towards continuous improvement (in terms of quality, not just efficiency).  We invest heavily in training because we understand that personal development, and clear routes to career progression, makes for happier employees. 

About A.C. Whyte

We are a market-leading, independent, energy efficiency contractor for major refurbishment works in social and private housing. With a five-decade track record, we are renowned in the construction industry for our award-winning standards and innovation. We’re committed to help our clients reduce their energy needs. We specialise in retrofitting buildings, maximising energy efficiency, and creating more comfortable homes for our customers to live in.  Increasingly, the work we do has the power to transform neighbourhoods and significantly improve the lives of the residents there, by improving the quality of their homes and dramatically reducing their fuel bills. Our vision is long-term, always seeking to make improvements ‘at home’ to benefit the environment, our people, and the company.  We also get involved with the communities we work in. A big part of what we do is to offer training and employment to young people and adults within these communities.  There is always talent to be found, so we have developed projects like our Skills Academy to find it and build the next generation of energy efficiency experts in construction.

A.C. Whyte and Co. Ltd is an equal opportunities employer as long as you have the drive and passion to succeed, then we would love to hear from you.