Asset Records Technical Assistant

  • Job Reference: REQ1648
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2022
  • Employer: SGN
  • Location: Horley, Surrey
  • Salary: £23,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Asset Records Technical Assistant


Location: Horley

Salary: £23k - £28.0k (dependant on skills & qualifications)

Reference: REQ1648


Why SGN?


Passionate about working for an industry leading company? SGN are currently paving the way in cutting edge research and development towards a net zero energy system. We’re on a journey to transform the future of gas and we think outside the box – futuristic technologies and robotics are leading our innovation so that we can strive every day to make the world a better place.


The Role


Here at SGN we are growing, and you will be one of two new additions to the Assets Records Team which will be based in our head office site, Horley. Our head office is local to Horley mainline train station and easily accessible from the M23.


You will be reporting directly to one of the Asset Team Leaders and this role will require you to have strong customer service and administrative skills, to ensure the smooth operation for our Gas Network/Distribution team.


Your day-to-day duties will include inputting asset records, scheduling and completion of maintenance inspections, reporting which will include repairs and replacements across many areas in line with company policy and procedure and various key legislative requirements.


You will need to have or be able to develop a basic understanding of how operational gas assets and systems work to interpret various formats of asset data.


Key responsibilities will include:


  • Data entry and ensuring that the Asset records are well maintained
  • Having effective communication with the Maintenance Managers and Engineers
  • Following SGN guidelines and Policies you will be regularly maintaining work schedules
  • Being able to multitask and retrieve relevant Data records
  • Supporting with other Asset Management and Gas Control activities





This role will offer plenty of genuine learning and development opportunities, as well as a competitive salary with company benefits including retail & leisure discounts, HolidayPlus & Cycle2work schemes, gym & mobile discounts, a pension scheme, and more.


Fostering a diverse and inclusive culture is something we pride ourselves on at SGN. We want our workplace to be an innovative and inclusive place to work, where every single person feels empowered to achieve professional success.






We’re looking for self-motivated induvial that can prioritise their work with good attention to detail. We’re open to different backgrounds and skillsets, as long as you have (or are happy to quickly develop) a basic understanding of gas engineering principles and asset architecture.


We’re also looking for:


  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, managers, and customers both within SGN and other external parties
  • Computer literate, ideally being competent and experienced in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of SQL would be an advantage, but is not essential
  • Comfortable dealing with large datasets


Not a perfect skills match? Tell us what you’re interested in – you might have a skill we didn’t realise we needed!




We’re on a journey to transform the future of gas and we think outside the box – futuristic technologies and robotics are leading our innovation. Keeping our customers safe and warm is what we do but beyond that, we want to make the world a better place, which is why we’re passionate about helping in our communities, reducing our carbon footprint and driving innovation in our industry.


At SGN, we strive to sustain our world through managing the network that distributes natural and green gas across the south of England and Scotland. We have an important responsibility to keep the gas flowing to 5.9 million homes and businesses. Your work directly impacts SGNs commitments to keeping our customers’ homes and businesses safe.


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