Gas Engineer

£34540 to £36360 per year
18 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP


Sanctuary Maintenance provides a wide range of property maintenance and facilities management solutions for thousands of customers nationwide. Our staff help make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.




Gas Engineer


Bodicote House, Banbury – Covering Cherwell


£34,539 per annum (rising to £36,357 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)


40 hours per week – Monday to Friday and call out rota



Why work for us?

Sanctuary Maintenance provides in-house repair and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary Group’s organisations.  As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to achieve outstanding results for our customers based on our values - working in an open and transparent way, creating strong partnerships with our customers and providing a first-class customer service.


This is a great opportunity for a domestic A.C.S qualified Gas Engineer to join our expanding Gas team, part of our Internal Maintenance Service, to cover the Cherwell region. You will be part of a team who provide an effective Gas Operations service to meet contract and customer needs including servicing, maintenance, installation and commissioning.


The role of Gas Engineer will include:

  • Undertaking allocated repairs, modernisation and other associated works within agreed timescales
  • Responsible for the installation and commissioning of; gas central heating systems, open vented & room sealed, in addition to Unvented Hot Water Systems
  • Utilising analytical and trade skills to diagnose faults  and deliver effective solutions to customers
  • Working to a high standard within our tenants’ properties across the region


Skills and experience:

  • It is essential that you are technically competent and will possess a City & Guilds / NVQ / QCF Level 3 qualification (or equivalent in Natural Gas) together with relevant recent experience of working in a similar position
  • Knowledge of current gas regulations, health and safety legislation, together with experience of working to strict deadlines is essential
  • Proven experience of analysing and diagnosing problems and implementing effective solutions
  • Ability to work independently, using own initiative
  • An unvented hot water, 'Part P' electrical and Oftec qualifications would also be advantageous
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence


Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including: a pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits, at least 24 days paid holiday (plus public holidays), health and well-being plans, including voluntary critical illness scheme, a variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers, tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.


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Closing Date: 2 May 2019


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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Building Equality and Diversity

We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
A basic Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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