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£27,741 – £29,577 per annum (SCP 23-25)
Manual / Trades / Transport
There are 5 full time permanent positions available.
The Gateshead Housing Company is a non-profit organisation, responsible for the day-to-day management of almost 20,000 homes on behalf of Gateshead Council. We are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality of service and we believe that the key to achieving this is to recruit enthusiastic, talented people with the right skills, knowledge, attitude and behaviour.
In return we offer a wide range of benefits including discount travel scheme, local government pension, generous annual leave entitlement and flexible working scheme. See our benefits section for more details.
An opportunity has arisen in the Gas Team for the role of Gas Engineer. You will carry out gas servicing and gas repairs on a day-to-day basis to a gas servicing programme. The successful candidate will also work to support the Gas Repairs Team.
It is essential you are extremely solution-focused, with strong customer service skills and a commitment to continued service improvements. A positive work ethic and a flexible, can-do attitude are important.
You must have experience of gas policies and procedures, as well as knowledge of a variety of gas appliances. You will also need a good working knowledge of health and safety (regulations and codes of practice for the working environment) to ensure that you and others are working within a safe environment.
Flexibility and willingness to carry out gas activities when required across other areas of the business is essential, as is the need to hold a current (full) driving licence in order to drive company vehicles, or have the ability to meet the travel requirements of the post.
You must have a NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) recognised City and Guilds craft certificate (Gas) or:
• Level 3 (NVQ) in Domestic Natural Gas Installation and Maintenance (ACS aligned)
• Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation (Matters of Gas Safety Aligned)
• Level 3 (NVQ) Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating (Gas Fired Water and Central Heating Appliances)
You will hold a current ACS accreditation in CCN1 and elements including CENWAT & CPA1.
You must also hold, or be prepared to undertake, training to attain CKR1, HTR1, MET1, CMDDA1.
Where possible interviews will be facilitated via Microsoft Teams. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted to confirm the interview process.
For an informal discussion about the role please email Russell Leach, Gas Compliance Service Manager, or call 0191 433 7289