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Whether it’s the central heating in your house, the ventilation in an office or the pumping station for a hydro-electric dam; construction is filled with systems that need to be built and maintained. Fixers do just that.
Fixers are adaptable, manage their time well and have a specialised skill-set. Fixers follow the strictest of safety procedures to ensure they always deliver a fantastic level of customer service.
- Install new services to specific client needs
- Travel frequently to reach clients
- Follow strict safety procedures
- Work in a variety of environments surrounded by a variety of people
- Possess excellent time management skills
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When a flower doesn’t bloom, fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower."
- Alexander Den Heijer
Access floorerSalaries are in the region of £30,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Access floorers install raised floor systems using specialist tools and techniques. This could include any project that requires raised floorings – from houses to nightclubs, and airports to offices.
Cavity insulation installerSalaries are in the region of £45,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Also known as an Insulation Installer, this job role involves sorting the most efficient materials required for the buildings needs and liaising with construction managers to determine costs. Cavity insulation installers fit insulation materials into buildings, such as damp proofing, loft insulation and cavity wall insulation. Their work helps buildings to retain their heat and be more energy efficient. The role involves checking a property’s suitability for cavity-wall insulation and recommending the best type to use.
Ceiling fixerSalaries are in the region of £35,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Ceiling fixers install suspended ceilings and hide and protect unsightly materials such as wiring, pipework, heating and air-conditioning systems. They play a key role in transforming residential, commercial and industrial projects, or may specialise in renovations or maintaining heritage buildings.
Damp prooferSalaries are in the region of £30,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Damp causes serious problems to buildings and can be dangerous to people’s health. As a damp proofer, you would prevent damp entering into buildings from the ground, and through walls and cracks. You could be installing damp-proof products and protecting bricks and timber. You may also repair structural damage and will need an understanding of drainage and ventilation systems.
Drainage engineerSalaries are in the region of £70,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
A drainage engineer is responsible for designing systems that move water or sewage from one place to another, as safely and efficiently as possible. This can involve visiting sites to gain an understanding of project requirements, as well as designing and overseeing the installation of these systems.
Draught prooferSalaries are in the region of £25,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
A draught proofer ensures buildings are properly ventilated whilst also retaining heat. By ensuring no energy is being wasted in a building, through leaks from windows or external doors, they help to maintain efficient energy use, which has a positive effect on the environment.
Fire protection installerSalaries are in the region of £40,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
A fire protection installer has an important role in ensuring buildings are insulated and structurally protected from fire risk. This can include the installation of protective frames, fire-resistant walls and ceilings, and applying fire resistant treatments, particularly on heritage buildings.
GlazierSalaries are in the region of £50,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
A glazier is responsible for measuring, installing and repairing glass in houses, hotels, shops and offices. As a glazier, you’d need to choose appropriate glass for the job in hand, remove old and broken panes, and ensure glass is sealed to be watertight.
Solar panel installerSalaries are in the region of £36,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Solar panel installers set up solar panels on roofs and structures on land, to convert solar power into renewable energy. Installers are also responsible for maintaining solar panels and ensuring the wiring systems safe and efficient.
Thermal insulation installerSalaries are in the region of £45,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Thermal insulation installers play a vital part in energy conservation. They specialise in insulating hot pipes, boilers and vessels to keep heat in or, in refrigeration and air conditioning installations, to keep heat out.