Commercial Gas Engineer

Posted a week ago by JLB Recruitment Ltd

£30,000 - £50,000/annum

Commercial Gas Engineer - United Kingdom

Job Purpose

The main purpose of this role is to carry out all aspects of servicing and remedial repairs to commercial heating/gas systems in a variety of environments including hotels, large private residential blocks, schools and a range of commercial buildings. The postholder will work independently and in teams depending on the particular job and be supported by a technical and administrative team. The role is based in and around the UK. The post holder will ensure the quality of their work is of the highest standard by maintaining their skills and appropriate registrations and will also be part of the out-of-hours emergency callout rota.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Carry out mechanical works to include service and breakdown on all aspects of commercial heating systems including all main types of boiler, pressurisation units, expansion vessels, plate heat exchangers, and pumps (ideally to be able to replace all seals and bearings)

• Test and repair basic electrical systems in plant rooms including testing of contactors, overloads and relays (complex electrical work carried out by NICEIC qualified staff).

• Carry out pipework repairs and installations including copper soldering, threaded barrel pipe, crimping and fusion weld where required

• Work flexibly and proficiently to ensure works are completed in a reasonable time to a high standard.

• Maintain a detailed knowledge of heating system design, installation and servicing requirements in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations ((understanding sealed and open vent, s and y plans for example)

• Commission gas heating boilers and associated controls on completion of installation or servicing works

• Fault finding / diagnostic skills and the ability to carry out necessary repairs/replacement of defective parts etc.

• Able to drain down and refill all heating system/s in order to remove and replace defective/leaking equipment including radiators and isolation valves

• Comply with all legal requirements including but not limited to the relevant sections of the ‘Health and Safety at Work Act’ (risk assessment, asbestos awareness etc.)

• Maintain personal skills and registrations

• To participate in out-of-hours emergency callout rota as required

• Any other duties as reasonably requested


• Good practical and problem-solving skills

• 2+ years' experience working on Commercial Appliances and Boilers

• Experience working on HIU’S – desirable but not essential

• Can identify all relevant risks e.g. asbestos awareness

• Understands Risk Assessment process

• Evidence of delivering high quality service to customers

• Evidence of successfully working in a team

• Understanding of compliance with legal obligations and company policies

Knowledge and skills

• Current/Valid Commercial Gas Qualifications e.g. CCN1, CEN1, CPA1, etc

• Domestic ACS qualifications – desirable but not essential

• A relevant City and Guilds / NVQ Qualification – desirable

• Experience working on HIU’S – desirable

• Good verbal, written and presentational communication skills

• Demonstrates ability to understand technical issues and translate them clearly and succinctly to customers and colleagues

• Demonstrates ability to prioritise workload to achieve deadlines

• Able to problem solve and continuously seek improved performance

• A calm, logical approach with an ability to work and deliver under pressure

• Good IT skills including Office 365 and service IT systems

• Full UK Driving licence

Hours of Work, Salary & Benefits

• Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 17:00pm

• Competitive salary and generous overtime rates - paid monthly via BACS

• Pension Scheme - auto enrolment

• Company vehicle, mobile phone, and iPad

• Company uniform

• This role is subject to a 3-month probationary period

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