Reactive Commercial Plumber – Devon/Exeter

HVAC Vacancy

Reactive Commercial Plumber – Devon/Exeter

Our HVAC, Gas and Plumbing Team are always looking for a skilled engineer to join the team.

Reactive Commercial Plumber – Devon/Exeter

Job Description

Sherwoods SW Ltd are recruiting for a reactive commercial plumber to be based in the Exeter area to ensure we can cover all of the surrounding areas.

This is a permanent full-time position working 40 hours per week. We offer a leading industry salary, excellent benefits package and over time.

We were founded in 1970 and have gone from strength to strength over the past 52 years and we are pleased to say that during those 52 years we have kept that family feel. We understand how every member of the team plays a vital part in our continued growth and development of the company.

We pride ourselves on our core business values, which are Honest, Adaptable, Committed and Fun. If you are looking to join a company that makes a positive difference, to challenge yourself on a day to day basis but more importantly have a career for life, this role could be for you.

As a business we are on a mission to become the FM Building Service Partner and Employer of Choice across the South West of the UK. A mission we believe we are achieving.

You will need to be hard-working and committed to achieving success for both yourself and the company. Having a flexible approach to your work is essential. Communication is a vital skill that you would require for this role. you will need to be adaptable in your ways of working and enjoy the same vision as the rest of the Sherwoods team.


  • Working on your own or as part of team to carry out routine PPM tasks, reactive works, small project works.
  • Attend callouts/breakdowns on both commercial and domestic systems and carry out fault diagnosis on plumbing issues.
  • To work safely and follow company health and safety policies to ensure the safety of yourself, your colleagues, customers, and visitors.
  • Install new plant and equipment within both commercial and domestic premises.
  • Diagnose and repair faults on systems and plant within both commercial and domestic premises.
  • Be proactive in reporting faults to equipment, buildings and fittings.
  • You will be expected to work as part of an on-call rota 1 in 12

Required Qualifications, Skills or Experience:

  • NVQ Level 3 in Plumbing and Heating
  • Possess a high degree of attention to detail
  • Awareness of Health and Safety
  • Highly customer focused
  • Experience of working within a mobile workforce
  • Experience dealing with customers and suppliers
  • Proactive and enthusiastic team player
  • A Can do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Full driving licence

Benefits include

  • Fully racked company van and fuel card.
  • Additional Overtime rates of Time Half and Double Time
  • Paid Travelling after 1st 30min.
  • Company uniform (including Shorts).
  • Company Tablet, phone or paid cost for using own device.
  • Extra Day Holiday each years for you Work Birthday.
  • Support for Maintaining and purchasing new Tools.
  • Simply Health Cash Plan
  • Employee discounts and wellbeing support via our online reward platform
  • Reward and recognition programmes

Hours of work – generally Monday to Friday, but flexibility needed for start and finish times night shifts and and on-call rota.

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

Salary £30,000 – £38,600 per annum

If this role is of interest to you and you can see a career with Sherwoods, then please apply below and we will be in contact.

For more details please contact

We look forward to hearing from you and Building a Future with You 😊👍

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