Gas/Heating Engineer

  • Sovereign Housing Association Limited
  • Bournemouth, UK
  • Oct 07, 2021

Job Description

We are a leading housing association, striving to provide quality, affordable homes in happy, successful places. What we do makes a real difference to people's lives and you'll share the satisfaction of doing something that really matters. We value you for who you are and what you will bring to the role, acknowledging and rewarding the work you do.We currently require an experienced Heating Engineer to work as part of our M & E Team in the Bournemouth / Poole area. As you'll spend a fair amount of time on the road we will provide you with a van and fuel card so you'll not be out of pocket.You'll also benefit from: £335 yearly Tool Allowance£450 yearly flexible benefit pot to use against benefits of your choiceUniform & PPE25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)Chance to buy or sell holiday as part of our flexible benefits packageA van and fuel card for business traveliPhone and iPad Company pension scheme, matched up to 12%Life cover 4 x annual salarySmartTech - Buy an electrical item and pay it off through your salary over 12 months. You'll be required to carry out gas servicing, heating breakdowns and repairs within Sovereign's homes and elsewhere according to work schedules. Tasks to include: Competently undertake gas servicing, repair and installation works to the required legal standard as directed.Install appliances and systems.Carry out planned maintenance checks on systems and equipment.Conversant with wiring central heating systemsTest controls and safety devices to make sure that they are working properly.Find and repair gas leaks using computerised fault-finding equipment.Replace or repair faulty or old gas system parts.Install or repair heating system pipe work.Give customers advice about gas safety and energy efficiency.Acting as an onsite team leader, leading junior staff. You will undertake works in accordance with current Gas Safety Regulations, H&S regulations and Sovereigns policies and procedures. Liaising with both internal and external customers appropriately and promptly is key to the role to ensure those involved in your work are aware of progress. Excellent communication skills are therefore essential.Candidates must have relevant and up to date Gas Qualifications including: NVQ Level 3 in Domestic Plumbing & Heating (or equivalent)CCN1 - Core Gas SafetyCENWAT1 - Central Heating Boilers & Water HeatersMET1 - MetersCKR1 - Domestic CookersHTR1 - Gas Fires & Wall Heaters You'll enjoy working alone or as part of a team and be confident in using IT technology such as iPads whilst working 40 Hours per week, with the opportunity to supplement your salary through call out and overtime when required. Due to a requirement to travel within this role, candidates must hold a full and current driving licence with a minimum of 2 years experience and have the ability to drive a company van.This role is subject to a satisfactory licence check, essential qualifications check and a basic disclosure.