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Ref: 16907

Employer: Leeds City Council

Resources & Housing

Team Leeds Building Services


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Contract Type: Permanent Appointment

Hours per Week: 37

Closing date: 19 January 2020 11:30 PM

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Leeds Building Services are also looking to recruit into 10 Trade Apprentice roles (Various trades e.g. Electrical, Gas, Joinery, Plumbing etc.). If you would be interested in applying for an Apprenticeship, further information can be found on the jobs website (jobs.leeds.gov.uk) under the Apprenticeship category.

Leeds Building Services are, the in house service provider for Leeds City Council and maintain 19,000 Council Houses and numerous council buildings throughout the city, such as the Civic and Town Hall. We are currently undergoing a large recruitment exercise for both office and trade positions.

Do you want to join an Award Winning Building Team in Leeds?

Leeds City Council Building Services is currently looking for talented people with a genuine interest in providing excellent building services.

The posts are based on a 37 hour week. Some occasional night/shift /overtime working may also be required, although this will be on a voluntary basis.

Holiday entitlement is 24 days per annum plus statutory Bank Holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years’ service.  

The posts will include working in tenants' homes, Schools, Civic & Community Buildings and other Leeds City Council properties and as such will require tact and patience as well as high standard of conduct and good workmanship.

We have vacancies across Leeds for the below posts, essential qualifications/experience are detailed below:

We are currently looking for:

Electricians - £28,785 (Specialist Craft Operative)

Apprentice trained with 17th Edition Certificate (BS2382).

City & Guilds part 1 & 2 or NVQ 3 equivalent in electrical installation.

Experience of M.I.C.C; FP200, SWA, PVC, cables.

Experience of Metal/PVC trunking/tray and conduit

AM2 (Desirable)

Current valid UK driving licence is required

Heating Engineers - £28,785 (Specialist Craft Operative)

Apprentice trained / City & Guilds

NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Heating & Ventilation

Commercial pipe fitting

Experience in installation, repairs, servicing and maintenance of heating systems

Current valid UK driving licence is required

Commercial Gas Service Engineers - £30,507 (Sp/Spec)

  • NVQ Level 3 qualification in a specialist trade related discipline or equivalent apprenticeship
  • Current Commercial Gas ACS qualifications to permit the servicing and repair of commercial Gas      appliances
  • Current valid UK driving licence is required
  • Experience and knowledge of control equipment, programmers and building Energy management systems

Joiners - £25,657 (Single Trade Operative)

  • Apprenticeship trained or equivalent.
  • Minimum qualification of NVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Current valid UK driving licence is required

Plumbers - £25,657 (Single Trade Operative)

  • Apprenticeship  trained or equivalent.
  • Minimum qualification of NVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Current valid UK driving licence is required

Fitter/Welder (Workshop/Fabrication Engineer) - £28,785 (Specialist Craft Operative)

  • Apprenticeship trained or equivalent.
  • Minimum qualification of  NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Current valid UK driving licence is required

We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

All new Leeds City Council appointments are made subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.