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We have a new requirement for Gas Engineer for our client, a prominent community led housing trust based in South East London. This a is permanent position paying 41,742 per annum.

What is the purpose of my job?
As a Gas Engineer I will undertake all aspects of central heating and gas work including new installations, fault finding ,repairs, servicing, commissioning and remedial works and any additional works that may be required to effect a first-time-fix repair in its entirety. I will do this in accordance with all appropriate legislation, best technical practice, work specifications and the priorities set out by the organisation.

In my job I will:

  • Carry out all types of central heating and gas works including plumbing, piping, ducting and wet water works,
  • fault finding, commissioning in their repair, renewal, refurbishment and new installation work both internally
  • and externally, using a range of different materials and products which are suitable for the works in hand.
  • Adapt trade skills to use and install new /innovative products and materials.
  • Undertake all works as directed to ensure works, schemes or projects are completed to the tenant's or
  • client's satisfaction/ specification.
  • Plan and organise my work in an economical and effective manner, making the best use of IT, my available
  • time, plant, transport and materials in accordance with set performance targets.
  • Take ownership and responsibility to effect First Time Fix repairs
  • Undertake pre-measuring in order to ascertain the nature of any work in order to facilitate its completion
  • Correctly complete all documentation as required and provide or input all information associated with the
  • duties undertaken.
  • Drive company vehicles in a safe, careful and professional manner and in accordance with appopriate policies.
  • Manage and maintain an agreed range of stock/ materials and equipment within the vehicle provided.
  • Manage materials effectively with regard to minimising waste, choice of specification and logistics.
  • Provide and use proficiently all necessary hand and power tools associated with the role and duties undertaken.
  • Liaise with other team members and departments, clients or other business/contractors to ensure work is properly co-ordinated and that necessary works are fully completed on time and to the right standard.
  • Work as part of my team in a professional, efficient and flexible manner that meets the needs of the organisation and tenant requirements.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and diversify my skills and abilities to support first-time-fix for residents wherever possible.
    Be available for call-out rotors and flexible working schedules to accommodate the service hours of operation when necessary.
    Always positively promote the organisation, its aspirations and values.
  • Model professional behaviours, influence and develop working relationships with colleagues to identify and implement service improvements.
  • Take ownership and personal responsibility to deliver on key performance indicators ensuring positive outcomes and adopting a collaborative approach within my team and across the organisation.
  • Commit to appropriate training and ongoing development such as is required for my role.
  • Be familiar with and act at all times in compliance with company values, policies, and procedures, and work within agreed budgets and financial controls.
  • Carry out other duties within the scope and spirit of the job, and in accordance with the level of the post, as

Experience, Knowledge, Understanding

  • Proven experience in delivering high- quality maintenance, repair, renewal, and refurbishment works.
  • Experience in the use and installation of different products and materials appropriate to the trade.
  • Positive understanding and commitment to good health and safety practices risk assessment and safe methods of
  • work;
  • Experience of working in tenanted properties;
  • To undertake associated works in which to complete a repair, renewal or refurbishment in its entirety, e.g.
  • Renewal of other water appliances and sanitary ware etc.
  • A focused collaborative approach to working within a team and a wider community.
  • A positive approach to excellent customer service, care delivery and a commitment to quality.

Education and Qualifications

  • NVQ in trade or equivalent
  • Full Drivers licence
  • CCN1
  • FGA1
  • HTR1
  • CKR1


  • Practical construction knowledge of other construction trades such as plumbing, joinery, bricklaying, electrical, roofing, plastering, tiling,
  • flooring, etc.
  • Use proficiently any I.T., communication or handheld devices to
  • facilitate the job role e.g. electronic tablets, PDA, Smartphone to receive instructions, complete works orders, general communications and ordering materials.
  • Excellent customer care skills, commitment to quality with good finishing skills.
  • Good communication skills as, this role interacts with tenants and other team members.