Plumber/Boiler & Heating Engineer, Falklands

United Kingdom
16,000 - 60,000
Closing date
21 Sep 2020

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Job Purpose

Planned/response maintenance and new works on various boiler, heating, plumbing and domestic water services systems.


  • Carry out planned/response maintenance on various plant and systems including boilers, heating, plumbing and medium temperature hot water services.
  • Installation of pumps, valves, cylinders and pipework on various heating and plumbing services and systems.
  • Produce a quality end product first time with no re-work required.
  • Qualify for entry in Skilled Persons Register.
  • Organise work to minimise lost time, or non-productive time.
  • Accurately record details of repairs and complete all corresponding documentation.
  • Respond to emergency duty 24 hour call outs as and when required.
  • Required to occasionally work in the field or on the mountain top radar sights.
  • Carry out any other duties as directed by your line manager, or Management team.

Knowledge Skills & Experience

  • Educated to GCSE or equivalent.
  • Completed and passed an approved apprenticeship or attained a minimum of an NVQ level 2 in an appropriate discipline.
  • OFTEC qualified.
  • Familiar with all types of oil burning industrial and domestic boilers and heating systems.
  • Experience and knowledge in all aspects on plumbing, cylinders and related pipework installations.
  • Working knowledge of compressors, compressed air systems and steam boilers.
  • Must be able to carry out new works from a written specification with minimum supervision.
  • Good working knowledge of H&S legislation.
  • Full driving license.
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Good team communication skills.
  • City & Guilds qualified Boiler and Heating Engineer.
  • City & Guilds qualified Plumber.


  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach.
  • Self-motivated team member with ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.


  • CITB training qualifications.
  • Working abroad. 
  • MOD environment
  • Experience of POL environment

Interserve will pay a salary, monthly site allowance and a bonus at the 12th month. Hours of work are 47.5 per week. The contract duration is permanent, unaccompanied with 33 days leave excluding weekends. Air/sea transport for agreed holiday periods will be at Company’s expense. Free accommodation, meals at mess and work clothing will be provided. Tax free status on island.

  • Falkland Islands (FIQQ 1ZZ)
  • Full Time
  • Notice period 2 months
  • Hours worked per week - 47.5hrs
  • 33 days leave excluding weekends. There will also be an entitlement to the Falklands Island Bank Holidays.
  • Unaccompanied
  • Length of tour = Permanent
  • Site allowance: 5%
  • Tour bonus: 10%
  • Compliance requirements - BPSS Security
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