0344 811 8707 Scimitar House, 100 Lilac Grove, Beeston, NG91PF

Gas Service Engineer

Job Title: Gas Service Engineer
Department: Maintenance
Location: South Yorkshire
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
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J Tomlinson is an established, privately-owned company with a substantial heritage and wealth of experience in delivering integrated building solutions tailored to public and private sector clients. Due to our continued success and on-going commitment to providing a world-class service to our customers, we are looking to recruit a Gas Service Engineer

Our extensive portfolio of services includes the provision of Care, Commercial Refurbishment, Repairs and Maintenance, Engineering Services, Regeneration Programmes, Energy Efficiency and Renewables, and Facilities Management. We offer a totally integrated building solution.

Job Description

Job Purpose

Putting our people first is at the heart of J Tomlinson, whether it’s a colleague, customer or client we want everyone to have a great experience.

Adopt a positive attitude towards health and safety and welfare nurturing a positive culture and ensuring full compliance with policy and our operating procedures.

You will be responsible for:

The post holder will be gas qualified with a gas safe qualification. The key activities include attendance to repairs in both occupied and unoccupied properties. Conducting gas appliance services and checks in line with gas regulations and organisation standard operating procedures and risk assessments. Undertaking gas boiler repairs along with heating related plumbing duties.

The role is within our Domestic Compliance Maintenance team that operates nationally. Work activities would be based upon demand, and travel is essential to conduct tasks. A company vehicle will be provided with the role being fully agile. Work activity will depend on location and our scheduling aims to retain the work in close proximity to one another and close to home. The work will be issued electronically and will normally fall into the categories of void properties, general responsive repair, and gas servicing.

The post holder will have responsibility for work conducted on all gas appliances and systems, undertaking servicing and maintaining components in order to meet all statutory requirements, customer standards and organisation standards.

Key Accountabilities

  • To carry out gas heating, hot water and system breakdown, maintenance and servicing works across our portfolio of clients assets.
  • To carry out work in a safe manner in accordance with Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and Gas Safety (installations and use)Regulations 1998
  • To maintain tools and equipment in good working order, ensuring that suitable PPE is worn to match the activity.
  • To participate in our on call rota, ensuring we are able to respond to emergency situation throughout the year.
  • To produce accurate landlords certificates and other paperwork through the use of electronic management, use of a tablet and smart phone.
  • To respond to points positively that are found by quality control checks (audits) carried out internally and externally and to learn from these.
  • To maintain vehicles in a clean condition and carry out required checks, report any defects found and keep vehicle records as required in line with our fleet policy.
  • To follow van stock and material ordering procedure, ensuring all stock is charged against each work order and stored safely during transit and use.
  • To identify and record any defects found, report parts/work required to promptly and ensure that follow up work is booked in with scheduler and customer.
  • To undertake any training considered relevant to meet performance standards and to maintain appropriate certification.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and organisation procedures
  • To provide technical support to colleagues and customers, with the ability to explain safe and efficient operation of boilers and controls.
  • Installation of carbon monoxide detectors as per recommended manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Undertake smoke detector tests, maintain and install, recording the information through electronic transfer of data.
  • To ensure a customer focussed approach is adopted in all aspects of the Service.
  • Any other duties to reflect changing workloads and priorities within organisation.

The post holder has responsibility for the carrying out of regular gas servicing, repairs, and maintenance.  The work is mainly within a specific region, however may need to travel to work on other contracts within the organisation. The age and profile of the housing stock is varied so a good knowledge of a ride range of appliances and systems is beneficial.

Additional Information

The post holder is expected to liaise with the scheduling and CLO team to ensure the delivery of an effective service.

The post holder will be expected to make decisions on the safety of gas appliances/ system on a daily basis within the Gas Safety Regulations, record and report any defects, at risk and emergency situations.


The post holder will have detailed technical knowledge evidenced by a formal/professional qualification and experience of gas maintenance within the property sector.

A knowledge of all relevant Health and Safety and Gas Regulations. Together with technical knowledge of domestic gas/heating appliances including fault diagnosis and rectification is essential. The ability to keep accurate records and to capture this information using a tablet or smart phone.  The post holder will be self-motivated and be able to communicate effectively with internal and external clients.  To work on own initiative and to respond well under pressure within timescales. Hold a current a driving license and maintain.  The post holder must hold all relevant ACS qualifications to work with gas appliances.  

Personal qualities

Capable of working independently

High personal integrity and strong focus on personal and team

Accountability to deliver effective outcomes

Is self-motivated and capable of motivating self and team

Performance driven

Customer focused

Working Relationships:  The post holder must have the ability to communicate effectively with other managers, customers, trade operatives, associated staff and external agencies.  An understanding of equality and diversity issues, with a desire to do what is best for customers.  Willingness to engage in new technology, staying informed of potential changes in the marketplace and willing to train on new technology.

What We Offer

In return we offer a competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications. We also offer attractive benefits that include pension, holiday purchasing scheme and life assurance.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please ensure that you fit the eligibility criteria above. Send your cv and a covering letter using the form below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Due to a high volume of applications we receive we regret that we cannot respond to each one and may only contact you if your application is successful.

J Tomlinson is proud to be recognised as a Disability Confident Committed employer. We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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