Emergency Lead Engineer job in London
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Job Title - Emergency Lead Engineer
Who are we?
One of the most iconic brands within the energy network with a truly exciting future. Embracing new energy sources we continuously advance towards perfection. Representing the communities we serve, it is our diverse, agile people that drive us forward. People like you.
So what exactly are we looking for?
Qualified as a First Call Operative, our Emergency Lead Engineers are our frontline response to gas escapes. Working on contracted and emergency jobs you’ll be happy working alone and during unsociable hours whilst all the time being comfortable liaising directly with customers and the emergency services. You’ll also carry out the scheduled installation, replacement and maintenance of gas meters for both domestic and commercial properties. Are you Gas Safe qualified? Have you got experience with installation and maintenance of gas equipment? With a constant focus on the safety of both life and property you’ll reflect the integrity of Gas Distribution Operations within the communities we serve.
Who are you?
You’ll have good knowledge and experience of gas appliances; testing, purging and the commissioning of pipework. Ever representing the communities we serve, you’ll be comfortable with engaging with the public to ensure that our customers are always looked after and kept safe. Safety is our number one priority, so you’ll need a good understanding of Standards, Legislation, Codes of Practice, Unsafe Situations and other statutory requirements covering the gas industry. If you have a good understanding of Health & Safety coupled with the ability to solve technical issues – we want to hear from you! We are looking for real team players; people that want to make a difference to the success of our business. This is an environment that caters for our customers round-the-clock, so can you work on a standby rota? Ideally you’ll have previous experience within a gas environment though you may be coming from another area of the utilities industry – either way, get in touch and then come and join us on our journey. As the role is mobile, we’ll expect you to have a full UK driving licence.
The following qualifications will be mandatory and it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they have the correct qualifications from the list below with the ability to demonstrate ownership of valid certificates. Failure to do so may result in the application being rejected:
CCN1 – Core Domestic Gas Safety, including CPA1 (Combustion Performance Analysis)
With a minimum of 3 from the following:
CENWAT – Central Heating Boilers & Water Heaters
HTR1- Space Heaters (including Gas Fires and Wall Heaters)
DAH1- Ducted Air Heaters
LAU1- Laundry Appliances
We are also interested in any Commercial qualifications you may have. The following would be mandatory:
COCN1 - Core commercial gas safety
It would also be advantageous if you have the following additional qualifications:
CMET1- Install service and fault find Commercial Diaphragm and RPD Meters Low Pressure
TCP1 - Strength/tightness testing and direct purging of commercial pipe work up to 16 bar pressure.
TCP1A - Strength/tightness testing and direct purging of commercial pipe-work up to 1m³volume at up to 40mbar OP.
We aren’t just looking for workers here – we want our colleagues to remain engaged, be self-motivated and always ready to learn new skills.
What can you expect from us?
After all that hard work, we like to really look after you! With a starting salary of £29,825 pa, coupled with performance related bonus, shift and call out allowances as well as additional hour’s payment you’ll have real earning potential!
Though not everything is about work – we also give you industry leading training with recognised qualifications throughout your time with us. In addition to your excellent development opportunities our package also includes a defined contribution pension scheme, 25 days holiday and a comprehensive flexible benefits scheme. Together we can plan for your future – this really is a career for life! We value and encourage diversity of thought, whatever your background. By creating an inclusive, switched-on workforce, we drive performance and deliver excellence.