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Domestic appliance gas engineer (Essex) Job Details
Job title: Domestic appliance gas engineer (Essex)
Category: Engineering
Term: Permanent
Location: Essex
Ref: 894928
Job description:
Gas Engineer
Home based role with travel to sites and residential homes to repair domestic appliances.
Lone working within occupied premises.

Job Purpose:
To provide an effective Gas Operations service that meets contract and customer expectations to include domestic appliance maintenance on a number of different products some including gas powered appliances.


The job holder will undertake allocated repairs, modernisation or other associated works within agreed timescales and to the required standard whilst working under minimal supervision and will be responsible for the installation and commissioning of gas appliances and other domestic products (white goods).

They will be familiar with all testing requirements under the Gas Safety Installation and use Regulations 1989 (and amendments thereafter). The job holder will be required to work on site with minimal supervision. The candidate will have trade skills to diagnose faults and deliver effective solutions to customers, ensuring effective communication on progress at all times. They will also be responsible for maintaining stocks of work materials required and ensuring accurate records are kept of both usage and requisitions. Work will be allocated to the job holder via a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and they will also use this to record progress and completion of jobs.

The job holder is required to operate within the appropriate organisational policies and procedures, including health and safety regulations ensuring the working environment, property and occupants are safe and secure at all times. This is not an exhaustive list and other duties requiring similar skill levels may be required.

The job holder will take care of their own safety and that of other people co-operate with the organisation in matters relating to health and safety and not interfere with or misuse anything provided for their health and safety. They will be required to operate within the appropriate health and safety regulations ensuring the working environment, property and occupants are safe and secure at all times. They will also be responsible for reporting anything that may pose a risk to the health and safety of themselves or others.


* Competencies
* Adaptability
* Accepts that people may have different opinions about issues to your own and listens to these with an open mind. Is willing to change own view based on new information.
* Communicating and Influencing
* Demonstrates appropriate two-way communication, listening and asking questions to check understanding of self and others; uses clear plain English, whether verbally or in writing to convey messages and/or technical information.
* Continuous Improvement
* Monitors own performance against a self-imposed standard of excellence to ensure work is adding value and goals are being met.
* Customer Service
* Takes personal responsibility for resolving customer service issues.
* Decisiveness
* Reacts to issues as and when they arise, operating within own level of decision-making authority.
* Problem Solving
* Understands problems by linking different elements (e.g. A leads to B) or by recognising similarities / differences with problems experienced before and identifies possible solutions.
* Recent experience of undertaking a similar role
* Working knowledge of building regulations, particularly Part L Energy Efficiency
* Working knowledge of the installation and commissioning of gas central heating systems
* Skills
* Good communication skills including clear written and spoken English
* Excellent interpersonal and customer care skills
* PC literacy
* Ability to use and update computerised systems (including PDA) for work scheduling
Salary: 28000 per annum
Benefits: Bonus
Start date: 09/07/2016
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Contact telephone number: 01473 216611
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