We are Places Management, part of Places for People; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the UK – providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone.
How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with passionate people, can-do people and get things done people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.
So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, manage 195,000 homes and create £4 billion of assets and teach 75,000 children to swim each week.
More about you
As a Gas Engineer with Places for People you will be expected to ensure all gas appliances and systems owned by the group are serviced and maintained to meet all statutory requirements, customer expectations and group procedures. Our team of Gas Engineers carry out the gas heating and hot water installations, maintenance and servicing works for our internal and external customers in a safe manner. As part of this team you will identify and record any defects found reporting parts/work required following van stock and material ordering procedures. You will maintain the tools, equipment and van provided to you and ensure they are kept in good working order.
You will maintain the tools, equipment and van provided to you and ensure they are kept in good working order.
Your working days will typically be Monday to Friday. There may be overtime available and also the occasional requirement to help out with the on–call rota.
More about your role
To be considered for this role you will hold a relevant technical gas qualification to NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent qualification) and also possess all current ACS accreditation in CCN1, CEN1, CPA1 and HTR1. You will also have experience working in a similar role.
You will have a good understanding of domestic heating systems, a sound knowledge of boiler installs and boiler conversions, including flues, pipework and system upgrades. An understanding of health and safety in the work place is essential for this role. You will see the importance of providing excellent customer care and service and have a positive approach to engaging our customers.
Due to the operational travel involved in this role we require you to possess a valid UK driving license.
Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that's why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse and pioneering business.
In our contented working environment, people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.
But, we know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier; from pensions, to life assurance, to training – to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.
If you're happy, we're happy.