Gas service Engineer

Recruiter
BSW Heating Limited
Location
Basingstoke
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
19 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Location : Hampshire area

Salary : Competitive prices

Principal Job Responsibilities:

* 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, gas rates, burner pressures and checking disturbed test points and unions.

* 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 manufacturers instructions regarding provision, inspection and testing of ventilation.

* Carry out servicing and maintenance to any gas appliance with an operative's range of ACS certification, to ensure correct combustion by means of an Electronic Flue Gas Analyser and take any necessary action to adjust or make safe the appliance according to the readings noted.

* Follow approved servicing and using the correct tools and equipment (gauges, multi-meter, smoke emitters etc) to achieve safe and efficient appliance operation.

Required Attributes

* 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

* Ability to use technology effectively (PDA,FGA).

* Good communication and customer service skills.

* Consideration of specialist customers (disabled/elderly/minors/pets)

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