Service / Maintenance / Small Works Engineer

JOB TITLE Service / Maintenance / Small Works Engineer
REPORTING TO Service Manager
DEPARTMENT Contracts / Service / Small Works
LOCATION Field based / London and Central Southern
DATED January 2021 onwards
SALARY £28 – £33k per annum – dependent on experience
BENEFITS Bonuses to be agreed

Main Purpose

Due to significant turnover growth, Guncast Swimming Pools, design and construction company with offices in West Sussex & Oxford are looking to appoint a new engineer, to strengthen and complement the existing contracts and service teams. The company operates within the luxury swimming pool sector both domestic and commercial, and experience in the swimming pool construction industry including filtration, heating and chemical dosing systems is required. Some away UK and overseas travel may be required.

Key Duties

  • On site working predominantly on sites anywhere in the south of England and in central London
  • Maintenance works / alterations / plumbing
  • Small works / refurbishment projects
  • To undertake comprehensive pool surveys which follow a specific format
  • To undertake initial site inspections to determine problems and liaise with service manager over how to overcome these so client can be quoted accordingly
  • To assist the service manager with managing refurbishment and small works projects where necessary and procurement of specific or specialist parts where applicable
  • Fault finding and resolving problems / electrical and mechanical
  • Integration of control systems
  • Aiding contracts team when required or as service schedule allows in general swimming pool installations and commissioning works
  • General other on site works as required
  • Service assistance / call outs if required
  • Liaising/ interacting with clients and or housekeepers
  • Opening up / closing down outdoor pools at the beginning / end of the season
  • Servicing of indoor and outdoor swimming pools and all associated plant
  • Checking correct operation of equipment in the plant room and in pool hall including automatic covers
  • Manual and automatic chemistry correction and associated maintenance of automatic dosing equipment or treatment plant
  • Maintenance of air handling / treatment plant
  • Carrying out water sample testing
  • Tiling works

Attributes / Qualifications

  • Previous experience in swimming pool construction industry
  • Knowledge and experience of general building practices
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and schematics
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to self-manage when required.
  • Basic computer literacy. Email use essential.
  • Build good working relationships with other parties both internal and external
  • ISPE qualification or equivalent
  • CSCS card
  • Full clean driving license

Additional Preferred Skills / Qualifications

  • London driving experience
  • Level 3 City and Guilds Electrical installation
  • 17th Edition Wiring Regulations

If you think this is the job for you then your personal attributes will include: being practically minded; a logical thinker, adaptable, hard working, organised and conscientious. Having excellent attention to detail; being a team player but enjoy working on your own initiative and taking responsibility for your own work. Lastly wanting to be recognised and rewarded for your hard work and progress within your career.

To find out more about Guncast please visit

Please forward your CV to Zoe Slade HR manager by email