Royal Mail PFS Gas Engineer covering CM and SS postcode areas

Date: 05-Mar-2023

Location: Chelmsford, GB, CM

Company: Royal Mail Group

We are now recruiting for a Mobile Gas Engineer covering the CM and SS postcode areas
Job reference number 288864


Salary - £36,833.68 per annum plus standby allowance £290 per week, when on rota, and appropriate overtime rate when attending the call, 22.5 days annual leave, increasing with service, and bank holidays. 


Contract Type: Permanent


Full Time 37.5 hours per week - typical attendance will be 08:00 until 16:00 Monday to Friday however, flexibility is essential. 

The successful applicant will be required to join an out of hours callout rota 1 in 4 weeks covering a wider area. 


The Role

At this grade the technician will provide technical diagnosis and solutions and perform routine maintenance checks in relation to Gas and Hot and Cold Water systems and some electrical maintenance. The role holder will be involved in fault finding, maintenance, repair and installation of these systems and will regularly liaise with customers. Working across a specified region, the role holder must be willing to travel and hold a UK driving license.


Who will this role work with to achieve excellence?

The engineer will report directly into the Field Service Manager and will work with customers, other engineers and sub-contractors on a daily basis.


What needs to be done in this role to achieve this?

  •  Analyse and understanding of complex technical issues in relation to gas and electrical maintenance.
  •  Manage the delivery of Corrective and Planned Maintenance to meet the performance measures detailed in the contract.
  •  Liaise with customers’ representatives on a day to day basis to ensure customer requirements are fully met.
  • Check and ensure all appropriate and approved paperwork is completed.
  • Make personal judgments on how to undertake work to achieve cost, quality and contractual objectives
  • Identifying and reporting of faults/H&S issues on sites across the estate.


What technical knowledge, skills and experience is required?

  •  Must hold a Commercial gas qualification/certification either COCN1 or CODNCO1
  • You must be a Gas Safe registered Gas engineer
  • Applicants will ideally be qualified and accredited by Gas Safe in commercial gas modules to include CKR1, CMET, CEN1 and CIGA1.
  • Experience maintaining Gas equipment / pipe work and hot and cold water systems
  • Candidates with a 18th edition or supplementary electrical skills will be highly desirable,
  • Experience of completing job certificates in an electronic format
  • Experience maintaining air conditioning, power doors or dock levellers would be of interest.
  • Full Driving License is required, as this vacancy will involve travel within a specified area for which a van will be provided.
  • Demonstrable experience of liaising with customers
  • Experience of working alone or as part of a team
  • A good level of PC literacy
  • Acts as a role model for safety, setting positive examples to peers
  •  Keeps customers informed on progress and outcomes
  •  Willing to share expertise and knowledge
  • Committed to personal development
  • Strives to deliver beyond expectations
  • Enthusiastic and committed to the task at hand



About Us
Royal Mail Property & Facilities Solutions is responsible for upgrading and safely maintaining one of the largest corporate real estates and property portfolios in Europe, with over 2,600 sites.
We pride ourselves in working to the highest standards of both technical assurance and customer service.  It’s our job to support Royal Mail in being the best delivery company in the UK and that it is fit for delivering to 29 million addresses nationwide, six days a week.
Through our core delivery pillars of Real Estate & Value Generation, Property Programmes & Projects, and Workplace Services, Royal Mail Property & Facilities Solutions plays a key role in keeping the mail moving.
Royal Mail Property & Facilities Solutions employs 3000 employees and is owned by Royal Mail Group Ltd.


We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

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