Commercial Gas Engineer

Recruiter
BSW Heating Limited
Location
Basildon
Posted
13 Jan 2019
Closes
27 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Locations: Essex
Salary: £40k - £43k depending on experience
Overall Purpose: 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.
Hours are Monday - Friday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm (1 hour break)
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 manufacturers 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.  Decent level of physical fitness.
* Clear and logical decision-making skills.
* Confident approach to normal and stressful situations
* Consideration of specialist customers (disabled/elderly/minors/pets)

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