Emergency Lead Engineers

What can you expect from the role?

Emergency Lead Engineers are our frontline response to gas escapes, and as a Qualified First Call Operative, you’ll work on both contracted and emergency jobs.

Carrying out scheduled installation, replacement and maintenance of gas meters for both domestic and commercial properties, you’ll make sure that our customers are always looked after, informed and safe. At times you may work alone and during unsociable hours, but with a constant focus on the safety of both life and property, you will reflect the integrity of Gas Distribution Operations within the communities we serve.

Who are you?

With knowledge and experience of gas appliances, including the testing, purging and commissioning of pipework, you’ll have a good understanding of Standards, Legislation, Codes of Practice, Unsafe Situations and other statutory requirements covering the gas industry.

You’ll join us Gas Safe qualified, and if you currently work for one of National Grid Gas Distribution’s strategic partners, you will need to hold either CESP Emergency Core Gas safety or CODNESP1 Change-over from Domestic NG to Emergency Core with CCN1 Core Domestic Gas Safety, as well as MET1/2 Domestic Primary or Secondary meters of capacity ≤ 6 m3 /h, MET4 Domestic/Commercial Gas Meters up to U40 and preferably REGT1 Install service and fault find Domestic Medium Pressure Regulators.

If you are currently working elsewhere in the industry as a Domestic Gas Engineer, you will need to hold CCN1 Core Domestic Gas Safety and CPA1 Combustion Performance Analysis. You will also have three of the following: CENWAT Central Heating Boilers & Water Heaters, HTR1 Space Heaters (including Gas Fires and Wall Heaters), CKR1 Cookers, LAU1 Laundry Appliances, DAH1 Ducted Air Heaters.

If you are currently working elsewhere in the commercial industry as a Commercial Gas Engineer, then you will hold COCN1 Core commercial gas safety and CMET1 Install service and fault find Commercial Diaphragm and RPD Meters Low Pressure, plus two of the following: ICPN1 Installing commercial pipe work above 35mm in diameter, CMET2 Install service and fault find Commercial RPD and Turbine Gas Meters, CDGA1 Install, commission, service, repair & breakdown of direct fired commercial appliances, CORT1 Commission, service, repair and breakdown of commercial overhead luminous radiant plaque and radiant tube heaters.

A real team player and effective communicator, you’ll always be comfortable liaising directly with customers and the emergency services. As the role is mobile, we will expect you to have a full UK driving licence - this is an environment that caters for our customers round-the-clock and at various locations, so you will be expected to work on a standby rota.

What can you expect from us?

At National Grid, we like to reward your hard work. With a starting salary of £29,825 you’ll also receive a performance related bonus, shift and call out allowances and payments for any additional hours worked. With us, you’ll have real earning potential.

As we are dedicated to your growth, we’ll also give you industry leading training with recognised qualifications so you can further your career with us. In addition to your excellent development opportunities, our package also includes a defined contribution pension scheme, 25 days holiday and a comprehensive flexible benefits scheme.

Together we can plan for your future – it’s your chance to have a life-long career with one of the most iconic brands within the energy network. And because we value and encourage diversity of thought whatever your background, we’re creating an inclusive, switched-on workforce so that we continually drive performance and deliver excellence.

Application Process

We’ll require an up-to-date CV with a covering letter outlining why you are applying for this position, with any relevant experience and what you can bring to the role.

Shortlisting for the first stage will involve a review of your CV and Covering Letter followed by a telephone interview. After this, successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre where they’ll undertake a number of activities including an interview and practical assessment.

We encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible as National Grid Gas Distribution's recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.

To learn more about working at National Grid Gas Distribution Ltd and to apply for a position in your location, please follow the link for your area below.

London Emergency Lead Engineer - Vacancy Closed
North West Emergency Lead Engineer - Vacancy Closed
West Mids Emergency Lead Engineer - Vacancy Opens 21st May 2017
East Mids Emergency Lead Engineer - Vacancy Opens 2nd July 2017
East Anglia Emergency Lead Engineer - Vacancy Opens 30th July 2017

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