(Senior) Gas Safety Engineer

  • DNV
  • East Midlands, UK
  • May 18, 2022
Full time Gas Engineer

Job Description

DNV are looking for a Gas Safety Engineer to join the Gas Technology team covering the East Midlands area. The role will be working on client sites performing the duties of a Responsible Person (Gas). The Gas Safety Engineer will undertake the practical implementation of the Gas Safety Management Programme for the gas networks within a defined area. The role will implement the Gas Safety Management Plan at site level and will be responsible for the control of gas activities.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Undertake physical gas surveys – determine the physical condition of gas installation (pipeline survey)
  • Ensure as far as reasonably practical that all persons within the establishment(s) observe the requirements of the Gas Safety Case
  • Provide professional and technical support, and advice, where required to maintenance teams and end users and coordinate any planned maintenance requiring work on the gas network including emergency works
  • Support the Help Desk in responding to requests for professional and technical advice
  • Keep and maintain the Gas Safety Management Plan, records and update Management Information Systems (MIS) as required
  • Provide support and where directed, manage gas projects providing technical input and producing business cases
  • Travel to other sites within regional area
  • Maintain training, familiarisation and knowledge across all sites within the regional area of Gas networks, installations and skilled staff
  • Control Access and act as custodian to the document centre and provide documents when required
  • If a site contains a hazardous area, actively communicate and co-operate with the hazardous area manager
  • Assess the competence of Gas Skilled Persons for appointment and review experience and performance before re-appointment, and at other times as necessary. Ensure skilled persons are aware of any restrictions related to their work. Where necessary and after discussion with the GSM, suspend the appointment of Skilled Persons
  • Update MIS skills register element and upload copies of certificates of registered operatives
  • Review risk registers and follow maintenance and management processes, including approving and authorising site-specific risk assessments
  • Liaise with helpdesk to provide support during a gas emergency situation
  • Attend and support the organisation of any site-based emergency event training with the end user and gas supplier and provide assistance to the emergency services
  • Investigate any gas incidents or reported gas leaks and complete incident reports
  • Notify the External Gas Distribution Network owner or Energy Team of any changes in use which may affect gas consumption
  • Undertake specific training to develop and maintain gas knowledge
  • Undertake mandatory refresher training.


Key Outputs:


  • Demonstrate leadership in in support of project delivery and technical credibility within your delivery team, the wider DNV GL business and with clients
  • New opportunities identified and followed up to ensure a successful outcome
  • Delivery of high quality work for clients (internal and external) and obtain feedback from clients to reflect high standards
  • Clear technical abilities and knowledge which is shared with the wider team / Section
  • Communication with clients (internal and external)
  • Demonstration of rapidly increasing knowledge and competencies related to operational support and activities undertaken across the Business
  • Responsible for achieving designated personal utilisation targets (which may vary according to circumstances)
  • Undertake and deliver other supporting activities as required, to ensure the effective delivery of customer projects to time, cost and quality.


Technical / Professional Expertise and Qualifications Required:

  • Good technical qualification in relevant area
  • IGEM registration
  • Gas Safe Qualification
  • Understands and applies commercial and financial principals.

Competency Requirements:

  • Demonstrates good technical and commercial understanding
  • Can work with pace, focus, resilience and optimism to overcome obstacles and deliver the right solutions first time
  • Creative thinker, capable of challenging the status quo and driving success
  • Able to deliver challenging objectives and drive performance behaviour in a motivational way
  • The role demands drive, initiative and a high-energy level
  • Strong communication skills applicable to technical reporting and customer interfaces and presentations
  • Able to demonstrate a range of influencing styles and an outstanding communicator
  • Able to think strategically and shape solutions to convert prospects and market initiatives
  • Team player – able to build internal global relationships to drive focus on Gas Technology Consulting services across the world
  • Willingness to travel within the East Midlands area, UK and overseas essential.

We Offer

  • Lifestyle benefits (26 days of annual leave + opportunity for up to 10 days unpaid leave, sabbatical leave, flexible working options)
  • Wellbeing benefits (inc Private Medical and Dental Insurance, Health Assessments, Gym allowance and free fruit)
  • Pension Scheme: employer-matched pension contributions (employer contribution - up to 9%)
  • Travel benefits (inc Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme)
  • Life Assurance and Group Income Protection benefits
  • Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme (for personal use)
  • Re-imbursement of relevant Professional Membership Fees (up to £500)
  • Access to employee retail discount site for high street and on-line shopping
  • Company contribution towards; eye tests and glasses (for computer/laptop users), and Flu Vaccination
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – providing free and confidential support for issues including work, family, relationships, money and health