Lead Gas Engineer - Multi-Occupancy Building Team

  • Job Reference: 004031
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2021
  • Employer: Cadent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £26,975 to £29,972
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Contract type: Permanent

Working hours: 42 hours per week

Salary: £26,975 rising to £29,972 once fully trained, plus additional pay for overtime and standby duties, plus London weighting allowance

Location: London

For over 200 years we’ve been quietly, conscientiously and confidently keeping the nation safe and warm. Our gas network connects and keeps the energy flowing to over 12 million homes and business across the UK. Reliable, inventive and trusted by our customers, we aim to always deliver, constantly delight and never knowingly disappoint.


We aim to do the same for you too. Hard work, ambition and talent are recognised and rewarded here. Supporting each other to succeed, we’re excited by future possibilities and driven by the opportunity to grow, innovate and create better, safer tomorrows, today. With us you’ll experience a career with real purpose and realistic progression that will make you feel genuinely proud about what you do.


About the Role


As a Lead Gas Engineer in our Multi-Occupancy Building Team, you’ll mainly work on your own and deal directly with customers and stakeholders, often working shifts and unsociable hours.  Confident and self-sufficient, you’ll perform medium rise and high rise surveys.  You’ll also carry out scheduled installation, replacement and maintenance of Multi-Occupancy Buildings assets including gas meters and much more.
No two days will be the same as you meet all kinds of people and work in a variety of different locations – and the feeling you get from solving a problem and going above and beyond to help a customer is truly rewarding.



About You

We’re looking for people who act with pride, purpose and ownership to join our team, along with:

  • Previous experience working within a gas environment
  • A good knowledge and experience of gas appliances; testing, purging and the commissioning of pipework
  • Being comfortable with engaging 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 their feet
  • A full UK driving licence

The following qualifications are mandatory, and it is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct qualifications with the ability to demonstrate ownership of valid certificates:

  • CCN1, CESP1 or CMA1
  • MET1


Our Benefits

When you’re responsible for some of the most challenging and vital work around, it’s only right that you receive some of the best rewards and benefits around too. With us, you can expect in addition to your salary: annual performance bonus, additional pay for overtime, onerous hours and standby duties, 33 days holiday, entitlement to company sick pay, access to our flexible benefits scheme, a generous company pension scheme of up to 12% company contributions along with several other enhanced benefit packages.


Diversity and Inclusion

Cadent has a commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, the more diverse our organisation is, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our communities in all their diversity. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from people with a diverse variety of backgrounds; age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We want our employees to achieve a work life balance and are happy to discuss flexible working options with you if the role can accommodate it.


If you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process, please let us know. We’re committed to be Disability Confident in line with the department of work and pensions scheme.


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



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