Trainee Gas Engineer - Ashford

  • Job Reference: REQ3926
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2024
  • Employer: SGN
  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Salary: £29,400 to £32,700
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical, Trades & Labour, Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent, Trainee
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Trainee Gas Engineer

Reference & Location: REQ3926 Ashford/Maidstone/Canterbury

Average Earnings: £37,945 per annum

Salary: £29.4k per annum (increase to £32.7k upon successful completion of probationary period)

Application deadline: 11th June 2024

Are you ready to embark on an exciting career journey as our Trainee Gas Engineer in the Home Counties?

We're looking for exceptional Trainee Gas Engineers, and here's the catch - we're not interested in your CV!

We want to uncover your values, skills, and cognitive abilities to enrich our team and promote diversity and inclusion. We are currently looking for Trainee Gas Engineers to support our Engineers in repairing, replacing, and laying new gas mains and services.


I help to keep people safe and warm by…

  • Supporting engineers on site and learning from them daily during gas service and mains repair activities.
  • Excavating/digging in the public/private highways, laying and repairing gas pipes so that you will work in various outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
  • You will maintain the SGN vans and tools before and after each job.


We’re looking for someone who:

Seeks to develop their skills: You should have a curious mindset to grow from our own specialised learning and development programmes. You will seek to develop their knowledge and expertise using our learning tools and excel in our exciting environment.

Demonstrates resilience and bounce back: You will be productive in challenging times, bouncing back from setbacks and remaining on track.

Takes initiative and ownership: Our ideal candidate will exhibit initiative, consistently deliver on tasks and objectives; and be accountable, taking ownership of the important service we provide.

Adapts and remains calm: Thrive in an environment involving public interaction, adapting to situations and maintaining composure as they arise.


The process:

Stage 1 - Online Application (No CV required)

Stage 2 - Online Task-Based Assessment: You will be completing some exciting and intuitive online tasks to help get to know you better (30-45m). You will receive your own individualised feedback report on your strengths and areas for future focus.

Stage 3 - Interview: Here, we’ll explore your match to the role further and it will be an opportunity for you to also ask us questions.

Stage 4 – Offer


Planned Interview day: 26th June 2024 – Details to follow if successful


Why SGN?

SGN is 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 supporting 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 and look after each other, and our customers’ safety. Be part of something big and make a difference today!

Our company | SGN Your gas. Our network.

Here’s what we offer you:

Everyone is different, so there’s something in our benefits package for everyone.

Benefits | SGN Your gas. Our network.


Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do.

We want our workplace to be an innovative and inclusive place to work, where every single person feels empowered to achieve professional success.

Diversity and inclusion | SGN Your gas. Our network.