Gas Service & Heating Engineer

Construction Training Centre

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 30th June 2020

Salary: £27905 - £30507

Job Reference: LCC01005

Hours: Full Time


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Job purpose

We are looking for a number of customer focused, Gas Service and Heating Engineers, who will carry out repairs and Annual gas safety inspections within Leicester City Council properties and other buildings. This includes domestic landlord gas safety checks, responsive repairs & heating system repairs all to the agreed quality and performance standards.

You will

With practical knowledge of building industry regulations, the Gas Safety Regulations and health and safety, undertake domestic landlord gas safety checks and full servicing and repairs.

With your excellent IT skills, in an accurate and timely manner you will complete all paperwork including gas documentation such as Landlord's Safety Records, Warning Notices and RIDDOR reports.
Follow, implement and promote the council's policies and procedures relating to all areas of employment and service delivery

You will need

Being team orientated you will be flexible to participate in the Emergency out of hours service Roster, this is typically 1 in every 5 weeks covering evenings, weekends and bank holidays. With your extensive knowledge in a Gas and Heating trade you will trace, diagnose and rectify faults whilst identifying and specifying material & equipment requirements. You need to hold a valid, Full UK Driving Licence to visit people in their homes and other locations in the city.

Along with the above you will need valid ACS qualifications (CCN1, CEN1, HTR1, CKR1, CPA1) and be qualified to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant trade or equivalent industry experience


For an informal discussion, please contact Sam Taylor on 0116 454 0674.

Additonal information

6 Full Time, Permanents Posts.

£27,905-£30,507 per annum


Construction Training Centre of Excellence

Beaumont Leys Lane




Please complete our online application form, referring to the attached person specification and ensuring you tell us about your experience and knowledge where this is being measured by application form.

Should you wish to attach a CV please ensure this is tailored to the job requirements which will give you the best chance of being shortlisted.

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic transport salary sacrifice schemes, such as bikes and electric vehicles, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able to help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.


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We are Leicester City Council

As the unitary authority for the largest city in the East Midlands, at Leicester City Council we’re committed to using our creativity and drive to improve the lives of the 348,000 people who call Leicester home.
We take decisions that affect people across our city every day in areas from social services and housing to roads and leisure facilities. From transport and education to major developments and improvements. From attracting businesses to Leicester, creating jobs for our people through to encouraging investments. Join us and you’ll help to improve the lives of everyone who lives and works in Leicester.



"The people who work here are in it for the right reasons. They share the same values as the council"

"The council is good for employees with a disability, with good terms of employment – especially for part-time work."


"The most enjoyable part of the day is being able to assist the children to achieve their potential."

"The environment is very calm and casual and managers and team members are very nice and engaging."

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