Gas engineer

  • Job Reference: 00058774-1
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2020
  • Employer: VIVID
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  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: £36,613
  • Bonus/Benefits: Van & fuel card provided
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

There’s a critical lack of affordable housing. And we know there’s no quick solution.  Our plan is to use our financial strength and development expertise to build more new homes than ever and maintain them to a high standard. Providing an efficient ‘right first time’ repairs and maintenance services to our properties is one of our top priorities.


We’re recruiting for a gas engineer contractually based in Basingstoke on a full time, permanent basis, working 39 hours per week. Whilst we’ll try to keep you local, you may need to travel to and work from any of our other sites in Hampshire to help other teams when needed. We’ll provide you with a van & fuel card for your travel. You’ll also participate in the emergency on-call rota. As part of the on-call rota, you’ll be paid at competitive rates. And you’ll also have access to a performance related bonus scheme based around productivity. Enhancing your on-target earnings and rewarding you for your hard work!


As a gas engineer, you’ll carry out gas servicing and repairs to domestic boilers in line with gas safety regulations. Identifying faults and testing controls to ensure they’re in full working order.  You’ll complete gas safety checks in line with guidance and regulations, completing all necessary paperwork to fulfil our obligations. You’ll have interaction with our customers & help them to understand how to effectively use their heating & appliances. Therefore good communication skills are key.    


You’ll have CCN1, CEN, HTR, unvented and CPA technical qualifications, which you’ll need to provide proof of at interview stage. Essential electrics would be beneficial.  You’ll also have a full, clean, current driving licence (held for at least 1 year) so you can drive one of our vans.  This role is subject to a satisfactory licence check and a basic disclosure check.


Interviews will be held on the Tuesday 3 & Wednesday 4 of November. Due to social distancing restrictions in place, we'll be holding interviews virtually via Microsoft Teams. Don't have Microsoft Teams? Download it for free here! 


If you need additional support, please get in touch with us on 02392 896758 or email We’ll be happy to help!