JOB TITLE: Field manager (gas metre installation)


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : City of London
Job Reference : 10721 Job Category : Utilities
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 30/05/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £40000 per annum + car, pensions, laptop, mobile
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Field manager (Gas metre) London/Uk on occasions £35-£40K + car+ holidays+ Pension+ Mobile +laptop The Opportunity Our client began their business 7 years ago with 6 staff and has now expanded to over 600 permanent employees and are now seeking to recruit a field service manager to head up their new commercial and industrial gas meter installation division. Managing a small team of 10 engineers you will have the opportunity to be part of a new phase in this business success story.


Job Description

Field manager (Gas metre)

London/Uk on occasions

£35-£40K + car+ holidays+ Pension+ Mobile +laptop

The Opportunity

Our client began their business 7 years ago with 6 staff and has now expanded to over 600 permanent employees and are now seeking to recruit a field service manager to head up their new commercial and industrial gas meter installation division. Managing a small team of 10 engineers you will have the opportunity to be part of a new phase in this business success story.

The Role

The role of the Field manager will involve managing 10 engineers who are specialised in working with commercial and industrial gas equipment specifically meters. Your main responsibility will be to increase production and motivation within the team and introduce new processes and procedures to ensure continued improvement within in performance. You will be managing experienced Commercial Gas Metering Engineers who are installing, replacing and removing Industrial and Commercial Gas Meters from U6 to U160.
You will complete appraisals of engineers on a regular basis so each member of the team understands what is expected from them and on occasions take a prominent role in any disciplinary or grievance procedures.
You will be responsible for reviewing action plans for projects prior to the commencement of work and will be expected that agreed client targets are met and exceeded. You will keep in close contact with engineers to understand how projects are progressing and provide leadership and guidance when problems and delays occur. You will play a leading role in ensuring H&S compilation and checking of RAMS, issue and attendance of TBTs, audit of site safety standards. The role will require you to take a lead in recruitment of new engineers as expansion is expected.

The candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will be a time served commercial and industrial gas engineer who has progressed into either a manager, supervisor or team leader role. We are looking for someone who has either come of the tools or is looking to and has the skills and personality to deal with clients and motivate at and guide a newly formed team. The ideal candidate for this role will be a natural leader with excellent man manager skills who is always focused on driving performance and increasing productivity. Candidates for this role will need to have strong and assertive characters but also possess a good level of charisma and diplomacy. Candidates should ideally have worked in a field manager's role previously and have good solid experience of the industrial and commercial gas installations and maintenance. Any gas qualifications especially TPCP 1 /1a, ICPN 1, Cmet 1, (Cmet 2) would be an advantage as would hands on experience of Installing, Exchanging and Removing Commercial Meters. Candidates will need to be organised and computer literate and have experience of report writing.

Bluefire consulting are an employment agency acting on behalf of the client company.


Job Keywords

gas, metre, install, manger, supervisor, team leader, C&I, Engineer, Commissioning, H&S, utilities power, National Grid, British gas, commercial, field, operations, service, project, TPCP 1/1a, ICPN, Cmet1, (Cmet2)



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Utilities recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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