Fire Damper Operative

Location: Croydon
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £19,500
Reference: CRIFD
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Gap personnel acting as an employment business currently has an exciting opportunity to join our client who is a specialist within their field as a fire damper service operative based in New Addington, Central or South Croydon/Purley area.

Our client will consider experienced or trainee candidates for these roles and this is to join an experienced team leader to form a two-man team.

The roles are full-time and permanent, our client is a successful business with over 40 years’ experience in their industry and they offer the opportunity to develop within the role, training courses which are paid for (such as IPAF and PASMA), full uniform and PPE, life assurance and pension contributions.

The working hours are varied due to client’s requirements varying across sites but you need to be comfortable with working night shifts, occasionally staying away (all accommodation and food is paid for) and they do operate every other weekend. Standard shifts are 8 hours long and you will also be paid for any travel time.

Initial salary on offer is £75 per shift. - £19,500 per annum

Main duties as a fire damper operative:
Undertake all types of maintenance, repair, commissioning and service support to a range of smoke/fire dampers

Be responsible for running jobs and ensuring all works completed to a high standard and maintenance jobs are up to standard

Installation and replacing of any equipment according to prints & specs

Ensure post clean reporting and photographs are submitted to office daily

Be responsible for and maintain company van (all associated costs covered by company)

Ensure a high level of customer service is maintained at all times

Ensure all paperwork is signed accurately

The ideal candidate:
Live in the New Addington, Central or South Croydon/Purley area 

Must hold a full UK driving licence with no more than 3 points

Must be able to obtain DBS clearance for high security sites

Be comfortable with manual work, working at heights and in confined spaces

Be happy working day, night and weekend shifts, varying from week to week – rota will be provided in advance

Able to work away when required (accommodation and meals provided when staying away


The role is interviewing immediately, with a view to start ASAP for the right candidate.