Recruitment

Smith & Byford are one of the largest employers in the local area, with current staff levels of over 350, continuously expanding and looking for new members of staff to join our team. We actively recruit for a variety of roles and offer individuals the opportunity to start a career within a well established, reputable company. If you are looking to start a career with Smith & Byford please click here to register your interest or alternatively email us with a copy of your CV. 

Current Opportunities

Receptionist

Department: Accounts
Location: St George House, Cheam Office
Reporting to:  Finance Manager
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

This full time position will encompass supporting the accounts and personnel team to work effectively and efficiently in their roles. 

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Gas Install Administrator

Department: Gas Install
Location: Longmead Estate, Epsom
Reporting to:  Office Manager
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

This full time position will encompass supporting the gas installation team to work effectively and efficiently in their roles and project works. 

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Procurement Administrator

Department: Procurement Office
Location: Head Office, Cheam
Reporting to:  Procurement Manager
Hours: Standard working hours are viewed as flexible within the working week but bench marked around Monday - Friday 7.30am - 5pm

This role is for a full time position within our procurement department. The successful candidate will be provided training in all areas of the tasks and will be routinely assessed on delivery, feedback and flexibility within this role.

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Mechanical Estimator

Department: Commercial Installation Department
Location: Head Office, Cheam
Reporting to:  Commercial Department Manager
Hours: Flexible, Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm

We are currently looking for a Mechanical Estimator to join our Commercial Installation Department, based at Head Office in Cheam. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working onsite and installing pipework. For this role you will work as part of our team responsible for carrying out commercial installations across the South East of England. The successful candidate will compile quotations for installation and upgrade projects, to a maximum value of £500,000, across a variety of properties which include plant rooms, schools and high end buildings. If you are interested in starting a career with Smith & Byford and would like to find out more information about this role please email a copy of your CV to customercare@smithandbyford.com


Commercial Gas Engineer

Department: Commercial Service Department
Location: London and the South East
Reporting to:  Operation Manager Commercial Service
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 6pm including Out of Hours cover (Flexible hours)

This role is for a full time position for a Mobile Plant Engineer to join the Commercial Service team required to work on plant equipment and in flat equipment. As part of this role you will be required to work flexible hours and complete a variety of tasks relating to the role, ensuring continued smooth operation of the contract that you are working on.

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Gas Adminstrator

Department: Gas
Location: Head Office, Cheam
Reporting to:  Office Manager
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm

This role is for a full time position within our Gas Admin Department in Cheam. The successful candidate will be responsible for achieving a high level of control, monitoring and consistency of focus on performance within the Gas Service Department.

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Gas Commercial Service

Department: Peckham
Location: Gas Service Manager
Reporting to:  Electrical Department Manager
Hours: Monday - Friday, split cover between 8am - 6pm (8 hour working day)

This role is for a full time position within the Gas Commercial Service Department in Peckham. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) planning of the engineering field staff.

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Domestic Gas Engineer

Department: Domestic Gas Team
Location: London and the South East
Reporting to:  Contract Manager & Field Manager
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 6pm including Out of Hours cover (Flexible hours)

This role is for a full time position for a Mobile Gas Engineer to join our growing Domestic Service Team. As part of this role you will be required to work flexible hours and complete a variety of tasks relating to the role, ensuring continued smooth operation of the contract that you are working on.


Commercial Gas Engineer

Department: Southwark Commercial Division
Location: Southwark
Reporting to:  Contract Manager & Field Manager
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 6pm including Out of Hours cover (Flexible hours)

This role is for a full time position for a Mobile Plant Engineer to join the Southwark commercial division team required to work on plant equipment and in flat equipment. As part of this role you will be required to work flexible hours and complete a variety of tasks relating to the role, ensuring continued smooth operation of the contract that you are working on.

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Customer Service Operative

Department: Domestic Gas Department
Location: Head Office, Cheam
Reporting to:  Gas Team Leader
Hours: Shift Rota

This role is for a full time position within the Customer Service Centre. As part of the role you will be responsible for answering all incoming calls from residents, and dealing with these appropriately, scheduling servicing/breakdown calls and managing the engineers diaries efficiently. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills.

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Apprenticeships


At Smith & Byford we believe that it is our responsibility to provide both support and training for young people who are interested in a career within our industry. We have a large apprenticeship programme, with currently 40+ apprentices at different stages of their training, and work closely with local colleges to ensure that all of our apprentices are provided with the best training in the industry. In addition we provide initiatives such as work experience and mentoring. We acknowledge a strong, multi skilled workforce is key to delivering a high quality of service to our customers and we maintain this through encouraging career progression and providing continuous training.

If you are interested in a Smith & Byford Apprenticeship please email us with a copy of your CV.

The apprentice application process starts in June, with successful applicants starting employment in line with a college placement in the September. Only CV’s received by June 1st, will be considered due to the application process timescale.