Gas Engineer

29 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Gas Safe Heating/ Plumbing Engineer - Glasgow

Salary - £28,000

The primary function of this role is to attend to works which are related to the relevant role. The role also supports non-trade Maintenance Operatives (MOs) to fix faults. The role requires close working relationships with the housing teams to ensure outstanding service to the users.


Maintenance of Property

  • To report faults using the Veco IT system to ensure all faults are reported and closed for their property portfolio as necessary
  • Liaison with external sub-contractors to ensure access can be obtained, works are completed to agreed standards and the sub-contractors operatives are approved
  • To undertake audit samples of external suppliers work and report findings
  • To provide the administration team the necessary feedback and costing information as required

Trade Duties

  • To provide specialist trade services in accordance with certified standards and experience including Gas Safe certification and plumbing certification
  • To support non trade MOs to fault fix under your defined specific trade
  • To provide technical advice and support to the maintenance section relevant to your trade in order to ensure all current standards are met under the contract
  • To provide the property on-boarding team with trade sign offs for the relevant specialist trade
  • Install appliances and systems
  • Carrying out planned maintenance checks on systems and equipment
  • Testing controls and safety devices to make sure they are working properly
  • Finding and repairing gas leaks
  • To repair / replace faulty (or old) parts
  • Keeping gas safe records of works that you have carried out

Health & Safety

  • To ensure that the safety of all users of the property from a building standards is achieved
  • To check all relevant property reports before undertaking works in the properties (e.g. asbestos, dangerous persons) or request additional reports if deemed appropriate

Qualifications and training:

  • A recognised gas industry qualification
  • Gas Safe registration
  • Level 3 (NVQ) in Domestic Natural Gas Installation and Maintenance
  • Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation
  • Level 3 (NVQ) Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating (Gas fired water and central heating appliances)
  • Prepared to undertake further trade related training as necessary
On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

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