Construction Operative - Installation

€14.97 - €18.47 hourly
  • Writech Group
  • Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 16/07/2022
Full time, Permanent Construction General Labor

Job Description

The Writech Group are an internationally recognised leader in Fire Protection Systems. We are internationally approved to Design, Manufacture, Install, Service & Commission to all standards & have experience in Fire Sprinkler Protection, Foam enhanced Fire Protection, Gas Suppression, Mist Protection, & Special Hazard Fire Protection. Due to continued growth Writech are seeking to recruit a number of Installation Operatives to work in our installation department with an immediate start. It is also required that operatives attend our Mullingar base before going to site. 

THE ROLE: Our head office is based in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath however our installation crews attend sites across Ireland, the UK and Europe. You will commence your position in the Mullingar workshop for a training period (duration dependant on experience) and then will work on sites with an experienced Foreman and crew to carry out mechanical installation tasks – installing pipework, fittings etc. Travel allowance to site is provided by the company. There is a payscale in place for this position which includes payment for travel to and from work in a company vehicle.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work as part of a team under the supervision of the Installation Foreman, 
  • Be open to learning and continual improvement 
  • Assembling and installing pipework and fittings as per company’s standard operating procedures and in-house training
  • Attend industry/health & safety training courses as required

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must be willing to learn and to stay away depending on site location. 
  • Must be comfortable working at heights. 
  • Flexible regarding working hours and available for overtime when needed
  • Hold a valid Safe Pass
  • Full driving license and clean driving record
  • Previous experience on construction sites
  • Health and Safety champion

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Relevant trade qualification an advantage 
  • Valid MEWP ticket

Hours: Working hours vary per day depending on the nature of the project and travel distance. Site time and travel allowance is paid. 

KEY Competencies

Construction, Safe Pass, Work at Heights, Installation