Gas Engineer

Recruiter
Strong Recruitment Group
Location
Bicester
Salary
£40000 - £42000/annum Company Van + Other Benefits
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Strong Recruitment Group is acting on behalf of its client who are a Oxfordshire-based gas contractor.

My client is looking to recruit a Commercial Gas engineer based in Bicester.

The role:

Using industry knowledge, ACS qualifications and work experience to ensure the highest standards of gas safety are achieved on every job, in commercial premises, including schools and residential blocks.

Principal Job Responsibilities:

* To carry out planned and reactive maintenance and fault finding within large commercial premises including schools, hospitals and residential blocks.
* Essential identification and management of any existing or likely unsafe situations by means of visual and practical risk assessment, taking all necessary precautions/actions to make safe or completing any remedial works in order to safeguard life and property in line with approved industry procedures. Also complying with regulations regarding reporting of unsafe situations.
* Comply with correct gas tightness testing procedures, including checking gas meters, gas working pressures, and have sound knowledge of the workings of a commercial boiler room.
* Comply with industry procedures and manufacturer's instructions regarding inspection and testing of flues and chimney systems in order to ensure safe operation and protect life from the harmful effects of products of combustion (CO - Carbon Monoxide). Includes completing appropriate Risk Assessments.
* Comply with industry standards and manufacturer's instructions regarding provision, inspection and testing of ventilation.
* Carry out servicing and maintenance to any commercial gas appliance with an operative's range of ACS certification and take any necessary action to adjust or make safe the appliance according to the readings noted.

Required Attributes:

* Demonstration of a minimum of 2 -3 years' experience in commercial gas.
* Essential requirement of valid commercial ACS certification: CODNCO1 / ICPN1 / CIGA1 / CORT1 / CDGA1
* Thorough and up to date gas safety knowledge and qualifications.
* Full responsibility for gas safety and Health & Safety issues, whilst lone working