Commercial PipeFitter / Plumber – London

Job title: Commercial Pipefitter

Reporting to: Small works Manager

Hours: Full Time 08:00 – 17:00

Location: London and South East

Salary: Competitive

Vehicle: Van & Fuel Card

Holidays: 25 days holiday

Call out Rota: Approximately 1 week in 8

Overtime rate: Time and a half or double time plus standby allowance of £100

Client Offices : Surrey

The Position

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our small works department specialising in commercial heating & ventilating, pipefitting, and welding.

  • The role includes installation of new heating components, pipework repairs, hot and cold-water systems, gas work and welding, maintenance, servicing, and fault finding of heating systems in social and private commercial properties.

  • The role includes the opportunity to progress within a well-established growing company.


  • Key responsibilities will include working on various sites on central heating, cold water and hot water systems.

  • Installing domestic heating systems, boilers, low loss headers, system pumps, calorifiers, and all necessary ancillaries (Including repairs and maintenance)

  • Install and assemble a variety of pipework including steel, copper & stainless.

  • Cut & thread steel pipework using rigid pipe threader.

  • Connect pipework utilising proprietary bracketing including ring clips or Unistrut systems.

  • Pressure test pipework as per regulations.

  • Carrying out Class 2 MMA (Manual Metal Arc) welding

  • Plan installation or repair work, diligently and in good time.

  • Installation of all types of heat emitters

  • Understanding of commercial systems & components. i.e. Low Temp Hot Water, Medium Temp Hot Water, Variable Temp and Constant Temp Systems, Domestic Hot Water, Cold Water Down Service and Mains Hot Water, Boosted Cold Water.

  • Working as part of a team and undertake Health and Safety and other training as required.

  • Completing risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing.

Academic qualifications

  • City & Guilds Level 2 and Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Commercial Heating & Ventilation

  • Specialising in pipefitting and welding

Desirable skills/attributes

  • Minimum 5yrs practical experience

  • Basic Understanding of BMS systems

  • Able to work under own initiative

  • Able to read and process works from design drawings

  • Excellent communication, verbal & written

  • Able to prioritise time & task efficiently

Personal Qualities

An individual needs to have a good work ethic, the ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own and be keen to learn within a thriving industry. Communication is key as part of our business; therefore, great communication skills are a must.

If you feel this could of interest, please send me your up to date CV.

Tom Wilson
RGB Netork
Email: twilson @rgb.co.uk