Kernow Fires supply and install wood burners and multi fuel stoves in Cornwall.Kernow Fires supply and install wood burners and multi fuel stoves in Cornwall.

Kernow Fires Experienced Installer Job Vacancy

Experienced Installer Job Vacancy

01 July 2020

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We are looking for the right person to join our busy team.  Are you experienced, provide high quality workmanship with a proven history and examples of perfectly finished modern fireplaces?    Are you HETAS registered and ready to bring something new to our team?

Who we are:

Kernow Fires is a very busy woodburner and gas fire business based in Wadebridge with a second shop in Redruth.  We have a large showroom in Wadebridge which houses woodburners, gas fires, electric fires, Everhot cooker and BBQs.  Our installation team consists of 5 pairs of installers who work from Wadebridge.  We work with the public and trade.  We aim to offer the best value and customer service experience to our clients across the board.  Quality product and workmanship is our priority.  Browse our website to see more about who we are and what we do. 

Where we are

Full-time, Permanent
£20,000 - £35,000 a year

The Role

We are an independent business, based in North Cornwall where we have been established for over 20 years fitting fireplaces in homes, businesses and luxury new builds. As a qualified HETAS engineer working within our busy installation department, you will be fitting and registering a premium range of woodburning appliances from across Europe.
The business is diverse, growing and has an outstanding reputation. We are looking to match this with somebody who has attention to detail is hardworking and willing to learn and grow with us.
Qualifications and experience are essential. You must be HETAS certified with a proven track record and experience.The working week consists of Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm, although overtime is available during busy periods. The availability to work the occasional weekend by prior agreement would be beneficial.

More About The Role

As a leading installer you will ensure a first class delivery and installation service to our customers, installing a variety of high end gas or woodburning fires - think Stuv, Rais etc.  Fireplace design is a key element to our business and therefore attention to detail, clean lines and perfect finishes are essential. We use materials such as Promat to form new chimney breasts and this perfect finish is an essential, an eye for design is a great asset.

If you are looking for a place to thrive, grow and develop with the incredible lifestyle living in this beautiful area of Cornwall has to offer, this could be the job for you.

Here's What You Can Expect to be Doing

  • Customer satisfaction and safety are paramount in your day to day role installing and designing fireplaces.
  • Working as Installation Team Leader with one to four other staff, you will ensure professional, reliable conduct at all times.
  • Use your knowledge of installation and design to positively influence client choices to enable the best outcome for the client and Kernow Fires.
  • Keep up to date with all new products and how they can be used creatively to produce something special for the client.
  • Work with our fabrication department to design and build feature fireplaces.
  • Keep an eye on developments within the industry for new products which will enable us to improve our service.
  • You will ensure that your knowledge of regulations and legislation is up to date. HETAS, certification will be an essential.
  • Assist other Team Leaders/Team Members with installation issues. Although all Team Leaders are highly qualified and assistance is available from the Management Team, we are aware that strengths lie in different areas. Therefore, you will be asked for and given advice depending on where your skills lie due to the diverse nature of our offerings.

A Few Things About You

You will come from a heating background, display great attention to detail that compliments your gas and solid fuel knowledge and have a strong customer focus.
The drive and ability to adapt to new situations and work as part of a team is crucial.
Design is an essential part of the business and will offer the opportunity for development within the company.
You will be proactive and resourceful, looking for innovative and quality conscious answers when looking independently for solutions to problems, at new concepts and product development.
You are confident to bring your proposals to the fore and be open minded during projects.

To be one of our engineers you will be:

  • A good team leader willing to work as part of a team or individually.
  • Helpful to those around you to ensure that all areas of the team have the information they require.Pleasant, professional and helpful when engaging with our customers on a daily basis.
  • Capable of making decisions considering, installation, design and Health & Safety at the point of installation.
  • Confident to provide feedback on products or installation issues to improve our service.
  • Experienced within industry and company safe working practicesHave all the usual associated certifications.
  • A full clean driving licence.
  • Passionate about fireplace design and providing an exceptional service.
  • A sense of humour is always handy as we like to start and finish the day with a smile.

Why Choose Us?

We are a market leader in innovation and fireplace design.
As a company we encourage personal growth both within and externally of the business.
We are open to ideas from our staff for improvements or opportunities.
We are dedicated to the ongoing training and development of our team and put a focus on internal progression.
We believe in respect, not only to our clients but to each other.
We can offer a competitive salary.
We are based in North Cornwall near many famous surf beaches, gastronomic destinations, film and TV settings and stunning countryside. There really is no better place to be based!
Company PensionPPE and Uniform provided
Excellent Staff Discount rates20 bookable days Holiday in addition to bank holidays
We’re determined to do whatever is necessary to make our customers happy and care about the people that work with us.
Permanent ContractWork within a friendly team.
Company VanJob Type: Full-time
Salary: £20,000.00 to £35,000.00 /year -depending on experience/qualifications


Company events & social hours
On-site parking

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00 to £35,000.00 /year

Experience: installation: 4 years (Preferred)


CSCS (Preferred)
Driving (Required)
HETAS (Required)

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