Current Opportunities


Job Title: Refrigeration / HVAC Engineer

Salary: £31,000 – £33,000


Refrigeration / HVAC Engineer

Lewis Builders Ltd are the leading service, facilities management and construction company in the Western Isles with innovation as our core value, with highly skilled multi trades in house – and we are currently looking to strengthen our team for the future.

The western Isles is arguably the most beautiful and incredible place to live and work – with challenges and opportunities unique to our environment. A fantastic place to bring up children, in our adventure steeped Island.

We have a new exciting opportunity to expand our refrigeration department with a new engineer to deal with additional workload, servicing our many fantastic food and retail outlets and storage facilities throughout our Islands.

Job Function:

To service and repair with the installation of commercial/industrial refrigeration systems, HVAC systems, fault finding and servicing of systems to component level. Contribute towards our planning and development as a department within a thriving and energetic construction company promoting the company where possible.



  • Scheduled maintenance and repairs to various types of commercial/industrial refrigeration.

  • Repairs and maintenance of transport refrigeration

  • Servicing and installation of above equipment throughout the Western Isles.

  • Servicing and installation of HVAC systems

  • Familiarity and working knowledge of commercial industrial building electrical systems and controls, commercial catering and laundry equipment would be an advantage as this role will require on occasion to be a multi-disciplinary role contributing knowledge and skills to all trades.



  • Good work ethic and positive approach is essential as this is client facing role.

  • NVQ level 2 in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning or City and Guilds equivalent (working towards – or prepared to undertake).

  • F-Gas 2079.

  • Demonstrable track record of refrigeration service maintenance experience.

  • Full Driving Licence.

  • This is an ideal role for a smart candidate with a flexible "can do" attitude who is looking to move to an established and highly successful Company.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

Job Development:

  • Opportunity to develop and expand and be at the center of an exciting role.

  • Opportunity to continue with training.

  • Management training.

  • Company vehicle provided.


To apply please follow the link below, the closing date for this post is the 30th of July 2021.


Job Title: Electrician

Salary: £29,000 – £31,000

Role Description


Lewis Builders are looking for an approved electrician to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will have experience in a Domestic, Commercial and Industrial environment, have an up-to-date CSCS card with current requirements for testing and inspection. This is a permanent position that would suit someone who would like to work in a busy Electrical department that carry out a wide range of maintenance and installation works across the Domestic, Commercial and Industrial sectors.





  • Possess a recognised electrical qualification preferably as a time served electrician.

  • Experience with industrial and commercial electrical systems is preferable.

  • Valid CSCS Card.

  • Full UK Driving License.

To apply please follow the link below, the closing date for this post is the 30th of July 2021.


Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Salary: Dependent on age and Experience

Role Description


The opportunity has arisen for a part time, short term contract for an administrative role within Lewis Builders Ltd.

The role will entail:

  • Renewing and developing current filing systems in place.

  • Collating information within current system.

  • Providing general administrative assistance to admin colleagues.

This position is for around 20 hours per week the days/times will be discussed on application. This role would ideally suit students currently home from university/college or awaiting their return to college/university.

Rate of pay will be dependent on age however Lewis Builders are a Living wage employers.

To apply please follow the link below, the closing date for this post is the 2nd of August 2021.



Are you looking to start a career in the construction industry? Interested in becoming a joiner, electrician or plumber? Lewis Builders offers a number of apprenticeships in a range of disciplines each year, supporting you through your qualification and providing vital experience, while you become a valuable part of our workforce.

In the past, we have supported bricklayers, joiners, plumbers, gas engineers and quantity surveyors as well as giving valuable work experience within these different sectors. Currently we have one apprentice joiner, three plumbing apprentices and two electrical apprentices - however we are always willing to expand the company into other areas and divisions.


SNIPEF Plumbing Apprentice Course at Inverness College

4 year apprenticeship

Funding available for all travel & accommodation - SNIPEF provided

For more information see HERE


CITB Building Apprentice Course at Lews Castle College

3 year apprenticeship

Attaining SVQ Level 3 qualification

For more information see HERE


SECTT Electrical Apprentice Course at either Lews Castle College or Inverness College

4 year apprenticeship

For more information see HERE

To apply please call the office on 01851-705015 or contact us using the form below to submit your CV.

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