Gas Engineer (Installer)
Job ID: KMR/SO/071
Job Title: Gas Engineer (Installer)
Hours: 8.00-5.00pm Monday to Friday
Employer: Keepmoat Regeneration London and South
Job Type: Permanent
Keepmoat is a fast growing top 10 UK housing and construction company. We design, build, refurbish and regenerate places to improve economic and social outcomes for people. Each year we build more than 4,500 new homes and over the years, we have built or improved over one million homes, schools and Extra Care homes for older people. We have helped thousands of first time buyers get their foot on the housing ladder and have also built over tens of thousands of homes for housing associations and councils, supporting local authorities across England, Scotland and Wales. Keepmoat employs over 3,000 people across Great Britain, with 9% of its workforce made up of trainees, apprentices and graduates.
Purpose of the role:
Service, maintain and Install Heating Systems to Domestic and Communal Dwellings
·Carry out both gas plumbing and wet plumbing tasks on Domestic Heating Systems within residential dwellings and communal areas where required, also inspect distribution Gas, Heating and water pipework serving the dwellings.
·Service and maintain resident’s gas network and appliances at per Manufactures Instructions and complaint with up to date legislation and regulations, by completing a full inspection of all components installed at each residential or void dwelling.
·Ensure Controls and heating systems are left working efficiently and correctly in a manner to reduce future breakdowns and failures of the heating systems in its entirety.Where this is not possible to report back the findings from the dwelling and ensure that the follow on works are scheduled to be fitted within a reasonable time frame agreed with your line manager and the resident.
·Obsolete Parts are to be identified and reported to your Line Manager and a full survey undertaken guidance of the Line Manager and Photographic updates to be loaded to the PDA to ensure that the resident’s time without a heat or hot water provision are minimised.Temporary Heaters must be left as per the contractual requirements.
·Where the PDA is not operable Revert to the use of paper documentation and ensure that it is compliant to the Keepmoat and also Gas Safe standards
·Assist with the adherence to the Company quality standards including:
·Compliance with specification to current standards
·Compliance with materials / workmanship schedules
·Risk and Method Statements completed for each dwellings and task attended
·Full completion of all gas certification and bench marking
·Maintain and care for all company tools
·To use appropriate safety equipment
·To wear appropriate clothing / uniform /PPE
·To ensure areas of work are left clean and tidy at the end of the day or following each task at each dwelling
·To be responsible for and take due care of the company van in accordance with the company car policy
·To be responsible for holding keys for communal entrances, meter cupboards and allow access where appropriate
·Ensure accurate / timely completion of any relevant site based documentation
·Any other reasonable management request
·Carry out works as directed by the Line Manager/s to agreed quality standards
·Assist tradesman as directed in carrying out their day to day duties
·Advise Line Manager/s or SHEQ Advisor of any Health & Safety infringements they might see and record all near misses and accidents through the company policy and procedures
·Ensuring that the site is kept clean and tidy at all times following the correct procedures for each task
·Load and unload deliveries as required to carry out tasks using correct method statements for lifting equipment
·Undertake all work to a high standard with minimal risk to Health and Safety
·To work with others and provide a courteous and considerate service to members of the public
·Any other reasonable management request
·Do not Smoke in Company Vehicles or Working Areas including internal or external to the residents dwellings
·Ensure company appearance in maintained to High Standards (Uniform, Vehicles and Working Areas)
·Work on an Out of Hours Rota and or shift pattern Monday to Sunday, including Bank Holidays
What we are looking for:
3 years Minimum Served Gas Engineer relevant to the position or a Service Maintenance Engineer or an Installing Gas Engineer
Professional attitude and approach to work
Recognised qualification for the trade Gas Safe Registration
Recognised Health & Safety qualification
Polite and courteous
Current and Valid Full & Clean UK driving licence
Previous trades experience
Understanding of local government
Up to date relevant industry related knowledge
Why work for us?
At Keepmoat we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers.
We offer you:
·Competitive rates of pay – We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year.
·Bonus Scheme – Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance.
·Special offers for staff – We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out.
·Trust – We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us.
·Recognition – We have a scheme to reward people who go the extra mile for our company.
·Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.
Please note that due to the high level of applications, if you have not been contacted within 5 days of the closing date please assume your application has not been successful.