Gas/Heating Engineer

  • Permanent
  • West Berkshire, United Kingdom
  • £37,000 to £40,700 per annum

Gas/Heating Engineer
A client of mine who is a Housing Association and Property Maintenance care company are looking for an experienced Heating Engineer to work as part of their award winning Property Safety Team in the Hampshire/Berkshire area. As you’ll spend a fair amount of time on the road they will provide you with a van and fuel card so you’ll not be out of pocket.
You’ll also benefit from

  • £335 yearly Tool Allowance
  • £450 yearly flexible benefit pot to use against benefits of your choice
  • Uniform & PPE
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)
  • Chance to buy or sell holiday as part of our flexible benefits package
  • A van and fuel card for business travel
  • iPhone and iPad
  • Well Being discounts including discounted shopping & cycling scheme
  • Generous pension scheme matched up to 12%, life cover at 4x your salary
  • Opportunity to increase your salary with overtime and call out

You’ll be required to carry out gas servicing, heating breakdowns and repairs within homes and elsewhere according to work schedules.
Tasks to include:

  • Competently undertake gas servicing, repair and installation works to the required legal standard as directed.
  • Install appliances and systems.
  • Carry out planned maintenance checks on systems and equipment.
  • Conversant with wiring central heating systems
  • Test controls and safety devices to make sure that they are working properly.
  • Find and repair gas leaks using computerised fault-finding equipment.
  • Replace or repair faulty or old gas system parts.
  • Install or repair heating system pipe work.
  • Give customers advice about gas safety and energy efficiency.
  • Acting as an onsite team leader, leading junior staff.

You will undertake works in accordance with current Gas Safety Regulations, H&S regulations and policies and procedures.
Liaising with both internal and external customers appropriately and promptly is key to the role to ensure those involved in your work are aware of progress. Excellent communication skills are therefore essential.
Candidates must have relevant and up to date Gas Qualifications including:

  • NVQ Level 3 in Domestic Plumbing & Heating (or equivalent)
  • CCN1 – Core Gas Safety
  • CENWAT1 – Central Heating Boilers & Water Heaters
  • MET1 – Meters
  • CKR1 – Domestic Cookers
  • HTR1 – Gas Fires & Wall Heaters

You’ll enjoy working alone or as part of a team and be confident in using IT technology such as iPads.
Due to a requirement to travel within this role, candidates must hold a full and current driving licence with a minimum of 2 years experience and have the ability to drive a company van.
This role is subject to a satisfactory licence check, essential qualifications check and a basic disclosure.
To apply for this Position please email an updated version of your CV to kotton@strideresourcing.com or call me on 02392314795

stride is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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