Gas Engineer

11 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Gas Engineer

Location: Exeter

Salary:£30,000 - £35,000

Benefit Package:25 Days holiday plus bank holidays, BUPA medical insurance, Accident and Sickness Insurance, Life Assurance, Auto-Enrolment Pension.

Our Client: One of the largest Design, Installation & Maintenance companies in the south of England. As a company they provide a design, installation & maintenance service covering Electrical / Mechanical / Electrical /Fire & Security they are currently looking for a Gas Engineer.

The Role: The Gas Safe Engineer will report to Gas Safe Supervisor and departmental Contract Managers. The Engineer will be required to attend a combination of retail outlets / public sector premises i.e. libraries, schools, college, hospitals with a small element of domestic work. The work will be a combination of reactive (60%) & planned works (20%) and Install works (20%). The Engineer will ensure that operational & compliance issues are addressed and maintained as necessary which could include varied applications to include:

  • Planned Maintenance, Install, full investigation and repair of Indirect and direct forced Burners/Boilers
  • Commissioning of systems
  • Install and purging of commercial gas pipe work
  • Domestic breakdowns / repairs / installations
  • Gas Safe Certification
  • The provision of documentation & information to enable management in preparing quotations, reports and sourcing materials.
  • Ensuring that key personnel are adequately informed regarding task status updates.
  • The role will include both pre and post work surveys.
  • Duties will include participation on call out rota (1 in 7 weeks) working nights will be required on occasions. The individual must be IT literate, good time keeper and a CRB check will be a requirement.


  • Working to WBS Standards.
  • Working with other tradespersons.
  • Working with & supervising sub-contractors & other trades.
  • Looking after WBS Tools & Equipment provided to carry out the installations.
  • Completing installations to programme.
  • Arranging delivery of required materials & plant to carry out required installations.
  • Completing time sheets, marking up drawings & keeping records of variations.

Essential Skills:

  • COCN1 - Core Commercial Gas Safety
  • CIGA1 - Commercial indirect fired heating appliances
  • CORT1 - Commercial overhead radiant heaters
  • ICPN1 - Installation first fix commercial pipework
  • TCPCP1 - Testing and direct purging of low pressure commercial pipework not exceeding 1m3
  • CCN1 - Core Gas Safety
  • CENWAT - Central Heating Boilers
  • MET1 - Gas Meters
  • CPA1 - Flue Gas Analysers
  • LPG - CENLP1
  • OFTEC 101 and 102