Calling All Qualified Gas Engineers
Pacifica is one of the UK's largest providers of outsourced support and repair of Domestic Appliances. Employing over 250 fully qualified engineers, repairing over 350,000 appliance repairs every year, creating a sustainable future. As a Carbon Neutral Company, our goal is to reach net-zero carbon by 2035.
Our Purpose; We exist to keep households running while protecting the environment.
Our Vision; We are proud to care for our customers' appliances for a more sustainable world.
Due to expansion through ever increasing job levels across the Country; an exciting employment opportunity has arisen for qualified Gas Engineers to crossover into Domestic White Goods. Utilising your existing qualifications we'll train you how to repair domestic Gas cookers and hobs as well as the full range of domestic electrical household appliances, including laundry appliances, cooking and refrigeration.
We offer a competitive salary, generous and achievable bonus structure and City and Guilds Assured training provided through our purpose-built training academy. In an industry which is going from strength to strength, there has never been a more exciting time to embark on a new career with Pacifica.
You as the ideal Trainee Domestic Gas Appliance Engineer will be:
ACS Qualified with minimum competencies of CCN1 and CKR1
Methodical in your approach to work
Have a basic understanding of electrical workings
Experienced and confident in using hand tools
Have a keen interest in repairs and or workings of appliances/devices/machinery
Proficient in using technology - i.e. tablets/mobile phones/Microsoft packages
The role will involve working in our customer's home where you will meet a variety of people from all walks of life so excellent interpersonal skills are a must. You will also need to be:
Smart and presentable
Friendly and helpful
Trustworthy and reliable
Flexible to working hours
Articulate and a good communicator
Good with English (verbally and written)
Important: You will need to hold a full UK driving licence with no more than 6 points.
What will be covered in the training?
Training is provided through a combination of residential weeks at our Pacifica training academy based in the North East - covering both classroom-based learning and hands on practical work. The training will cover the following areas:
Health and safety
Repair of domestic appliances
Installation of refrigeration systems and components
Safe working environments
Maintaining effective working relationships
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Purpose built training facility (in the North east) provides preparation training and assessments for all skills associated to become a fully trained White Goods/Domestic Appliance Engineer.
Competitive salary of PS26,000 to PS26,500 per annum basic dependent on experience
Flexible working hours
Company van and fuel card
Uniform, tools and PPE supplied
Company Pension scheme
22 days annual holiday allowance plus 8 bank holidays - this will rise with length of service to a maximum of 25
Overtime available but not compulsory and paid at an increased rate
Company Pension scheme
Bonus scheme to increase earnings
Private Van use (optional, subject to HMRC Tax rules)
30 days annual holiday allowance including 8 bank holidays
Wellbeing and fantastic work - life balance
Excellent opportunities for progression and promotion within our business.
Death in service benefit at 3x salary
Company online retailer saving portal
Complimentary MAP - (Multi Appliance Protection) for your own home appliances.
Costa card gift cards - monthly nominations by Team Managers
Monthly Rewards - Small tokens of thanks such as sweets delivered with your spare parts
Van stock supplied and automatically replenished based on your personal usage.
Daily Spare parts delivered in-time to a Bybox pickup location close to you, return of un-used parts via the same process.
Easy to use in-house engineer software for repair visits
No Sales targets for customer consumables
Pre-order against your own jobs
Experience and skills:
ACS qualifications with minimum competencies of CCN1 and CKR1 are essential. No experience in White Goods repair is needed as full training will be given, however we are looking for candidates with a background in practical/hands on roles with skills that can be transferable into this role.
Full Valid UK Driving Licence with no more than 6 points is required.