Job Vacancies

All applications for the vacancies below can be emailed to jobs@breffniinsulation.com


Lead Plumber

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced plumber to join our team. The job will involve domestic installations and associated works involved with the SEAI grant schemes.  We provide the most competitive rates in the market along with training and support.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with general contractors, electricians, and other construction professionals.
  • Respond to, diagnose, and resolve plumbing problems.
  • Keep accurate records of time spent working, description of work performed and materials used.
  • Ensuring that all work is carried out in a clean and tidy manner and there is minimal disruption to the homeowner.
  • Always acting in a courteous, helpful and professional manner with customers and the general public while working on behalf of the company.
  • Ensuring all work is completed to the highest quality standards in line with manufacturers guidelines, SEAI code of practice and building regulations.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools used in the plumbing trade
  • Knowledge of building codes, safety regulations, and safety practices
  • Ability to read and follow blueprints and rough drawings
  • Strong understanding of plumbing systems, materials and equipment
  • Gas/Oil boiler installation, Heating control upgrades, Radiator, pipework & tank replacements
  • Effective oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to complete projects unsupervised and unassisted and work on own initiative.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proficiency in basic mathematics and conversion of measurements

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Qualified Domestic Craft Plumber
  • RGII Qualification
  • OFTEC Qualification
  • Heat pump installation experience an advantage
  • Be familiar with SEAI Codes of Practice
  • 3 years + experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Safepass

Work Hours & Benefits:

  • Full-time, Permanent
  • Company van
  • Company phone
  • Fuel card
  • Monday – Friday
  • Overtime available

Site Manager

Job Description

The site manager will be responsible for overseeing operations of various sites on a day-to-day basis and that projects comes in on time and in budget.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with clients and reporting on progress to staff and the public
  • Supervising construction workers and hiring sub-contractors
  • Buying materials for each phase of the project
  • Monitoring build costs and project progress
  • Conducting quality and safety inspections
  • Checking and preparing site reports, designs and drawings
  • Maintaining quality control checks
  • Motivating the workforce
  • Day to day problem solving and dealing with any issues that arise
  • Oversee and ensure that all safety rules are being followed at all sites at all times

Education/Training

  • 5 year’s construction experience
  • Safepass and manual handling training
  • Good communication skills, Problem-solving skills and Decision-making ability
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Teamworking skills
  • Good knowledge of building methods and regulations.
  • Well-organized and strongly focused on health and safety at all times

Work Hours & Benefits:

  • Full-time
  • Company van
  • Company phone
  • Fuel card
  • Monday – Friday

Junior Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

Job Description

We wish to recruit a Junior Quantity Surveyor/Estimator to work with our ever-expanding company. We currently have ongoing projects in residential, commercial and public works contracts.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in budget calculations
  • Supporting the Contracts manager
  • Providing assistance with managing documents and records
  • Preparation of monthly applications, invoices and payments.
  • Take off, price & track variations for submission to client
  • Take off, price & track tender returns in a timely manner
  • Completing tender documentation
  • Evaluating tender specifications & drawings
  • Dealing with clients & contractors in a professional manner

Education/Training

  • Relevant degree or qualification
  • 1-3 years’ experience within the industry
  • Experience working on residential and/or commercial sites is desired but not essential.
  • Trustworthy, professional, with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and have ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Safepass

Work Hours & Benefits:

  • Full-time
  • Company van
  • Company phone
  • Fuel card
  • Monday – Friday

Sales Representative/Surveyor

Job Description

The Sales Representative/Surveyor is responsible for all sales activities i.e. selling insulation services and surveyor duties. Provide complete and appropriate energy options for each customer and advise on most cost-effective solution.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Present, quote and sell company services and grant options to current and new clients
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from telephone calls and field activity
  • Generate new customer leads through cold calling and report details of same to the manager on a weekly basis
  • Arrange, manage, and track all appointments with customers and maintain a daily record to be reported on in weekly sales meeting
  • Conduct site surveys on properties as part of the sales process.
  • Supply management with monthly reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services 
  • Establish and maintain current client and potential client relationships to ensure future sales
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximise satisfaction 
  • Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule 
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments 
  • Analyse the territory/market’s potential, track sales and status reports 
  • Keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends 
  • Continuously improve through feedback 
  • Follow-up for collection of payment
Education/Training
  • 2 years’ experience within the industry with a technical background
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Valid, clean drivers license
  • Safepass, Manual Handling

Work Hours & Benefits:

  • Full-time
  • Company van
  • Company phone
  • Fuel card
  • Monday – Friday

Snagger/Quality Control Technician

Job Description

The Snagger/Quality Control Technician is responsible for making sure that the services we provide meet a set of standards. Their duties include examining work carried out by the installation team and fixing any discrepancies that may arise.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Carry out quality assessment measures of all the services we offer
  • Resolving quality-related issues adhering to deadlines
  • Providing training to the installation team
  • Prepare documentation of the inspection process, which includes detailed reports and performance records
  • Recommend improvement measures to the installation process to ensure quality control standards are met
  • Fix/Repair any issues that arise from an installation
  • Monitor customer satisfaction levels
Education/Training
  • 2 years’ experience within the industry with a technical background
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Valid, clean drivers license
  • Safepass, Manual Handling

Work Hours & Benefits:

  • Full-time
  • Company van
  • Company phone
  • Fuel card
  • Monday – Friday

Spray Foam Technicians

Job Description

The Spray Foam Technician is responsible for the timely and smooth coordination of installing spray foam insulation in buildings, homes, etc. to the required specifications. 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

• Responsible and accountable for working with team members to complete spray foam jobs and other necessary work as directed by the Site manager.
• Prepares thoroughly, familiar with the scope of work per job and for job assignment by ensuring necessary equipment, safety gear, tools, paperwork and supplies are brought.
• Make necessary preparations for installation process at jobsite by unloading equipment and placing items in location of installation.
• May be required to wear a supplied air or cartridge filter respirator throughout the application process depending on the type of product used.
• Survey the jobsite and take steps to prevent and protect against overspray. This includes premises and vehicles parked near spray areas.
• Survey electrical and security wiring and secure them as necessary before spraying.
• Approach the prep work in a systematic way so that no areas are missed.
• Ensure that can foaming and caulking are completed as necessary around windows, doors, etc. Use good judgement and caution to not over-foam any areas.
• Review the work done to ensure that there will be no callbacks.
• Trim and bag “scrapped” foam materials as it accumulates.
• Maintain a high standard of clean-up before leaving any jobsite. Be sure that all necessary touch-up work and clean-up is completed before leaving the jobsite.
• Survey jobsite before leaving to ensure that all company tools and equipment are picked up, returned to the truck and cleaned up for the next use.
• Understand the proper operating procedures of the spray equipment. Learn spraying techniques from other spray foam team leaders.
• Work to develop good spray techniques to eliminate waste and overspray.
• Responsible and accountable for working with team members.
• Other duties as assigned

Education/Training
  • Knowledge of construction business and/or 2 years prior related experience 
  • Valid, clean drivers license
  • Safepass, Manual Handling

Applications

Please email your details and C.V. to jobs@breffniinsulation.com