Commercial Gas Engineer

Location : Dagenham, Greater London, England
Job Ref : JC164
Consultant : Joelle Campbell
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : Market related


JC164 – Commercial Gas Engineer
Location – Dagenham
Salary – £Competitive


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our reputable client who is seeking a Commercial Gas Engineer to join their team in Dagenham.

As a member of my client’s heating maintenance team, you will be responsible for servicing and repairing a variety of boilers and associated controls and equipment within the plant room. You will also perform fault finding and repairs in client properties. We are looking for a customer-focused individual with excellent communication skills who can work professionally and maintain high standards in accordance with current regulations and legislation.

My client is a property maintenance and installation organisation, the Mechanical arm specialises in the servicing, repair and installation of gas central heating and hot water services to local authority and Housing Association landlords.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work alongside a team of operatives who service, repair, maintain and install gas appliances and all associated fittings within client owned Boiler and plant rooms, carry out repairs within dwelling to maintain heating and hot water in accordance with client wishes and current industry guidelines.
  • Main duties include servicing, general repair/maintenance of breakdowns of gas appliances and central heating systems of client premises.
  • Have a sound knowledge of our industry.
  • Ensure the correct resources and materials are supplied for each job. Ensure the security and correct operation of plant and equipment supplied, to include vehicles, flue gas analysis meters and mobile data equipment i.e. PDA’s.
  • Ensure all certification and documentation is completed accurately and in accordance with Data Protection and Information Security regulations.
  • Have a high level of literacy and numeracy.
  • Have a logical and methodical approach to problem solving and fault diagnosis.
  • The ability to stay focused and the mental concentration to follow a problem through to a satisfactory outcome.
  • Possess the ability to deal with potentially angry or upset people and be able to cope with the emotional demands dealing with such situations could cause.
  • Willing and able to work as part of a team and independently showing initiative dealing with situations and completing tasks.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:


  • All relevant Commercial ACS Gas Qualifications.
  • Certificate of Asbestos Awareness Training.
  • Previous experience in diagnosing faults on Commercial gas appliances.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to manage change.
  • Able to work alone and within a team.


  • Energy Efficiency.
  • DAH1, Unvented Hot Water, WRAS (water supply regulations 1999).
  • Certificate of Training Achievement for Working at Height, Manual Handling, First Aid (1-Day), or other.
  • Excellent organisation and Time management skills.
  • Keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to your role.

In return our client offers:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Pension.
  • 25 days annual + 8 bank holidays. (Increases over time)
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Profit share scheme.
  • Company sick pay.
  • On hand paid volunteering.

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