Lead Gas Engineer

  • Job Reference: 560-en_GB
  • Date Posted: 15 July 2024
  • Employer: Cadent
  • Location: Liverpool, GB, L19 8HY
  • Salary: £32,289 to £35,876
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About Us

At Cadent we're excited to be part of the future of UK energy!  We've got a clear roadmap that will drive our performance to the forefront of our industry and support the UK government in achieving its net zero targets by 2050.

We're making a difference through innovation and new ways of working. Together we're shaping a cleaner, greener future for our 11 million customers whom we put at the heart of everything we do.


As a Lead Gas Engineer in our Emergency Response Team, you'll mainly work on your own and be the first one on the scene at our customers' homes, responding to reported gas escapes or carbon monoxide activated alarms. You'll deal directly with our customers and the emergency services, which could include working shifts & unsociable hours.

What You'll Get to Work on


You'll monitor gas readings on programmed escapes and perform medium rise, high rise and gas safety regulation surveys. In addition, you'll fit cooker safety valves, purge and relights and much more.

Who We Are Looking For


No two days will be the same, and we operate throughout the entire year to ensure we are meeting the needs to those who rely on us the most . our Customers. To operate at our best, we look to employ the best, so we would love to hear from you if you have:

  • CCN1, CESP1 or CMA1 (Mandatory to carry out this role. We will ask for your certificates at interview stage)

  • Previous experience working within a gas environment

  • A good knowledge and experience of gas appliances; testing, purging and the commissioning of pipework

  • The ability to engage with the public to ensure that our customers are always looked after and kept safe

  • An understanding of Standards, Legislation, Codes of Practice and Health and Safety

  • The ability to solve technical issues and think on your feet

  • A full UK driving licence

What's In It For You

Here at Cadent, we are committed to supporting our employees to get the best out of themselves. For this role in particular we can offer:

  • Funding and support towards completing qualifications

  • Ample opportunity for progression within the business

  • Mentoring and guidance opportunities



Why Join Us

We offer a host of benefits to suit your lifestyle and support your well-being. These include:

  • Annual bonus 

  • Pension Scheme double matched up to a total of 18% of salary (i.e., employee contributions of up to 6%, double matched by a Cadent contribution of up to 12%)

  • 25 days holiday, plus statutory days, and an option to buy more

  • Fantastic career development prospects with funded learning options, including support with exams, and internal and external learning and development 

  • Strong focus on supporting you as an individual including:

  • Flexible working

  • Strong commitments to ED&I

  • Generous family provision policies 

  • Flexible benefits including cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, insurance, and healthcare packages, plus much more

  • My Offers membership card - offering discounts and savings from hundreds of retailers

  • 2 paid volunteering days per year 

  • Free gym access at the Ansty office, as well as a Gympass' scheme providing free or heavily subsidised local gym memberships 

We want our employees to achieve a healthy work-life balance and are happy to discuss flexible working options with you if the role can accommodate it. Let us know about your flexibility requirements, whether that be reduced hours, remote working, flexible start/finish times, or compressed hours, and we will be more than happy to explore what's possible for the role.



Diversity and Inclusion

Don't meet every single requirement listed? 

Understanding, learning, and celebrating what makes us different, as well as what we have in common, is good for us as individuals and enables us to work better together as one team. Cadent is committed to being an equitable and diverse employer that fosters an inclusive culture for all our employees, therefore, all our employment decisions are assessed based on qualifications, merit, and business need. So, if you're excited about this opportunity but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification mentioned, we would still love for you to submit your application - You may just be the right person for this role or other opportunities at Cadent.

As a recognised Disability Confident Employer, we are proud to champion inclusion in the workplace and ensure to provide an environment that is accessible to all and supports individuals throughout their journey with Cadent. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process. 

We place great importance on equity, diversity and inclusion, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Our employee communities Women in Cadent, Pride at Work (LGBTQ+), Embrace (ethnicity and religion), Thrive! (disability) and the Cadent Military Community can't wait to welcome you! 



Circle Back Initiative

As an active and proud member of The Circle Back Initiative, we aim to ensure that all candidates receive a response to their application, regardless of the outcome. 

We will be receiving applications until the specified date above, though Cadent retains the right to close this vacancy early without prior notification, so it is advisable to complete your application at your earliest convenience. 



Be part of something big. Help shape the future of gas for generations to come.



What's next?

To be considered for this role, please submit your application with an up-to-date CV and our Talent Acquisition team will get in touch soon.
To learn more about Cadent and what we do, visit our website at  Home | Cadent (cadentgas.com)