Job Opportunities with The IAA

We are currently recruiting for the following role, for more information please scroll down:
  • Building Repair Maintenance Technician 
  • Retrofit Assessor & Coordinator
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Building Repair Maintenance Technician      

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 per year
Schedule: Monday to Friday
Location/s: Staffordshire base covering nationwide
COVID-19 precaution: Remote interview process

This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly formed Remediation department responsible for general maintenance and repair works including, plastering, decoration, timber floor repairs, ventilation repairs and cavity clearance nationally.
 
The IAA is looking to recruit candidates with good DIY skills, preferably with qualifications and skills in home maintenance and repairs as part of their remediation team based in Staffordshire, with the expectation the successful candidate will be prepared to work in other locations, requiring regular overnight stays.
 
About The IAA
The Insulation Assurance Authority (IAA) is the industry body providing our member installers with assurance framework under a single compliance platform and covers consumer protection, technical guidance, Certification, Competent Persons Scheme (CPS), installer surveillance, monitoring, training and carding. The IAA framework gives the confidence that installations and/or remediation is carried out to the highest standards and is subject to a level of rigor and surveillance which helps ensure it is done 'Right first time'.

Role Purpose
Building Repair Maintenance Technicians are responsible for the removal and safe disposal of cavity waste materials, along with general building/remediation skills such as:
  • Cavity clearance
  • Bricklaying
  • Plastering
  •  Decoration
  • Carpentry skills
Key Accountabilities
  • To carry out routine cavity clearance works and remediation with customer satisfaction in mind. Clear and concise work details, procedures discussed and agreed prior to commencement
  •  Communicate with the homeowner throughout the process
  • Communicate with the Remediation Supervisor and Head of Technical Development to confirm works
  • Adhere to good health and safety practice
  • Provide a summary of works in progress
  • Work as part of The IAA team to develop a high quality and efficient service 
Administration:
  • Carry out planning with the Supervisor, where necessary, and maintain an effective schedule of planned works
  • Comply with The IAAs Best Practice Guides
  • Complete the scope of remediation against the customer journey as tasked and document remediation works 
Improvements and Change:
  • Follow all procedures and processes relevant to own role. Identify when changes and updates are applicable, raising these promptly with line manager
  • When required, lead and take responsibility for projects and making change happen, overcome barriers and ensure objectives are achieved
  • Develop and write work instructions and procedure when required, monitoring work and proposing improvement measures where appropriate 
Communication/Relationships:
  • Communicate and work closely with managers and colleagues, building a team which supports each other’s and the organisations goals
  • Act as mentor and trainer to colleagues when required and make suggestions to develop products and customer service
  • Keep up to date with new development and changes in the company
  • Support company goals and business objectives 
Knowledge, Skills and Experience (Desired):
General building skills:
  • Bricklayer/plasterer/carpentry/decoration
Excellent communications and presentation skills:
  • Possess good interpersonal skills
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Demonstrate reasonable IT skills
  • Possess the ability to work unsupervised
  • Familiarity with health & safety requirements
  • Clean driving license
To apply for this role or find out more please send your CV and covering letter/ email to hannahlifshack@theiaa.co.uk. Alternatively apply through Indeed

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Retrofit Assessor & Coordinator

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £38,000 per year (with additional car allowance)
Schedule: Monday to Friday
Location/s: Field Based
COVID-19 precaution: Remote interview process
 
Qualifications:
  • Level 5 Diploma in Domestic Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management
  • DEA qualified - Experience in Domestic Energy Efficiency 
Responsibilities:
  • Delivering a PAS 2035 Compliant Assessor and RC Coordinator Service
  • Completing compliance checks of project documentation and evidence for PAS 2035 projects
  • Liaising with installation teams and clients as necessary 
Experience:
  • Experience of working in, or understanding of, the ECO/GHGVS sectors
  • Knowledge and understanding of PAS 2030/ PAS 2035
  • Construction industry experience such as working as a Contractor, Surveyor, Site Manager/ Agent or Clerk of Works etc
  • A good understanding of the principles of Building Physics as relating to the fabric of existing buildings and the potential consequences of retrofit energy efficiency measures.
  • A good understanding of a range of building services systems - particularly heating, insulation and ventilation systems
  • Experience in carrying out retrofit works in a domestic setting and experience of working with domestic refurbishment clients
  • Ability to review, analyse and benchmark energy performance and identify potential technical solutions
  • Previous quality assurance or compliance background
  • Awareness of commissioning in mechanical and electrical systems (ventilation and heat)
  • Good awareness of Health and Safety on-site and be willing and able to raise concerns where appropriate
  • Experience of on-site monitoring tools and their appropriate use, e.g.- Thermal imaging
    • Air pressure tests
    • Moisture meters
    • Flow and pressure meters for ventilation systems
  • Knowledge of project risk management in construction in relation to control of time of directly related and consequential damages 
Other Requirements:
  • To undergo training and development in line with the needs of the business
  • To assist with other duties within the scope and nature of position
  • To assist in other areas of the business when required i.e. complaints, surveillance, auditing 
Skills/Attributes:
  • An eye for detail and be analytical in approach, whilst being able to make commercial decisions
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise own workload and meet specified deadlines
  • Good understanding and capability with MSOffice office suite ideally with knowledge of industry software
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with key clients and senior management, householders, contractors, planners, architects, engineers, building control officers etc
  • Understanding of when to seek clarification from other colleagues or experts 
Alternatively, to apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to hannahlifshack@theiaa.co.uk.