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Gas Service & Breakdown

Swindon, Gloucestershire, England

£14 - 18 per hour


Job Title: Gas Service and Breakdown Engineer

Location: Swindon

Job Type: TemporaryFull Time

Salary: £14 - £18 per hour

Main purpose of the role:

Working as part of a team of gas boiler and central heating installers, gas technical surveyors and gas service and break down engineers. You will be expected to visit and carry out gas boiler servicing and reactive maintenance within customers properties in line with the Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations

Main Duties/Responsibilities

  • Complete gas appliance servicing as per manufactures instruction at private customers properties
  • Carry out planned & reactive maintenance on all types of gas boilers and heating systems (vented & un-vented)
  • To ensure customer property is respected at all times and work is carried out in a clean and tidy manner
  • Ensure jobs are completed to an agreed timescale
  • Carry out work place risk assessments
  • Able to work on own initiatives
  • On occasions assist with gas boiler installation engineers to cover annual leave and sickness
  • Strictly adhere to all Health & Safety procedures and all relevant industry standards
  • Keep vehicle clean and tidy at all times and carry out weekly check
  • Monitor van stocks and carry out monthly stock take
  • Have a flexible approach to working hours.
  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service at all times.
  • Ensure all administration tasks are preformed in line with company procedures


  • Extensive experience in all domestic gas heating systems, system upgrades and wiring of central heating controls.
  • Proven track record in all domestic gas appliance servicing
  • Extensive knowledge in fault finding on electrical and manual central heating equipment, including boilers, central heating controls and components
  • Extensive knowledge of all gas safe regulations
  • Experience of the requirements of health and safety legislation, including the use of workplace risk assessments

Essential Qualifications and Skills

  • Current gas qualifications (through an Accredited Certification Scheme), including, CCN1, CEN1,WAT1 or CENWAT, CKR1, CPA1, HTR1
  • Unvented Hot Water, Commission and Install
  • Full driving license (maximum six penalty points)
  • General IT skills, the candidate will be required to complete documentation related to work activities, which may include the use of laptops or PDAs.
  • Ability to act independently, prioritize work and make intelligent but pragmatic decisions whilst having the judgment to know when to discuss and gain support from management
  • Understanding of individual domestic customers and the requirements of excellent customer service

Additional Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • 17 th edition or Part P electrical qualifications
  • Experience of renewable heating solutions, including Air-Source Heat Pumps and Solar Thermal

Posted 19 days ago

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