Gas Heating Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00004024-1
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: The Wrekin Housing Group
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Salary: £37,922
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Gas Heating Engineer
Hours: 40 hours per week
Location: All locations across Wrekin’s geographical spread
Salary: £37,922 per annum

The Organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group is a socially minded organisation that makes a difference to people’s lives. We do this by:

  • Providing more than 13,500 homes for affordable rent across Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
  • Delivering care services to older people, adults with learning difficulties and people with dementia.
  • Channelling social investment across communities to create jobs and promote economic growth. We generate opportunities for people to gain employability skills, maximising the social value of our services and delivering wider community benefits.

At Wrekin you will be joining a team of more than 1200 colleagues who inspire positive change, communicate clearly, grow together and ensure that everyone matters. We make sure that all colleagues have the tools and training to flourish and contribute to our collective goal of making a difference to people’s lives.

(For further details please visit our website https://www.wrekin.com)

The Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in an expanding Gas Team.  We are looking for Gas Heating Engineers to predominantly undertake maintenance and servicing work on our properties and those of our clients. 

Engineers are required to work between the hours of 8 am and 8pm including statutory holidays on an annualised hours rota, which will include some weekend and evening working. You will also be part of a 24-hour operational standby team responsible for providing emergency cover in the homes we maintain.  This flexibility is important in order to be certain that we can respond to critical needs when they occur.  (For further details of an example rota see attached).

(For further details please read the Full Job Description)

 

What you will need:

The successful candidate must have previous experience in servicing and repairing gas appliances in a domestic housing environment at a high volume, excellent diagnostic skills and the ability to work alone on a variety of different boiler types and systems. Providing an excellent service for our customers, you have to be able to deal with different priorities and work with strict deadlines while maintaining high standards of work.

With appropriate ACS accreditation, you must have demonstrable post qualification experience and be familiar with a range of gas central heating systems. Experience of new technologies such as air source, solar and ground source work would also be desirable, as would unvented hot water.

The successful candidate will also need to demonstrate that they are flexible, tactful and able to empathise with our social aims, and must also be able to work unsupervised and have a good understanding and experience in using IT systems and PDA's.

A full UK driving licence is essential. 

 (For further details please read the Full Person Specification)

Our Inclusive Culture

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. All applications are considered on the requirements of the role regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief or background. Please refer to our Equal Opportunities Policy below for further information.

Benefits

In return we offer you an interesting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to join a supportive Organisation with over 1200 employees. We offer 31 days annual plus 11/12 days bank holiday per annum, there is also a competitive pension scheme, health care options and free life assurance.

The Recruitment Process

In partnership with our trusted external providers we are committed to undertaking care and safeguarding checks with all colleagues. These checks may vary according to the role you have applied for.

We also ask for two references for everyone who is offered a position, one of which must be your current or most recent employer. All roles will also be offered subject to satisfactory right to live and work in the UK checks; if you need any further information on these checks please visit www.gov.uk

 

We are actively seeking talented Gas Heating Engineers to join our growing trades teams. To express an interest in a Gas Heating position with us, please submit the attached expression of interest form to HR@wrekin.com

Expressions of interest for this role will be accepted until the 15th of August, 2022. Exact interview dates will be confirmed with shortlisted applicants but are expected to be on the 18th of August, 2022.

Closing date: Monday 15th August 2022
Interview date: Wednesday 17th August 2022
Reference Number: WHG1949