Gas Distribution Assistant – Ashford, Kent

  • Job Reference: REQ614
  • Date Posted: 25 October 2019
  • Recruiter: SGN
  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Salary: £21,200 to £23,500
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical, Trades & Labour, Health, Safety, Environment & Quality, Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Gas Distribution Assistant (NC01)
Salary: £21.2k - £23.5k (dependent on skills and experience)
Location: Ashford, Kent
Reference – REQ614

What we are looking for

We currently have opportunities for the role of Gas Operatives (NCO1s) in our Ashford depot.

What does a Gas Distribution Assistant do?

·         You will work predominately on gas service and mains repair activities.

·         Undertake physically demanding work involving excavating and digging in public and private highways, laying and repairing gas pipes.

·         Demonstrate the ability to work safely in a variety of outdoor environments as part of a team.

·         Use computer field systems and achieve a high standard of safety and technical competence.

Do you have what we are looking for?

·         Will preferably have experience in service laying and/or main laying and experience in Escape, Locate and Repair.

·         A flexible attitude to work, and willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.

·         Communicative and Inter-personal skills, including the ability to converse with members of the public.

·         You will be expected to be flexible and to work variable hours participating in the 24 hour standby rota.

·         NCO1 accreditation is an advantage but not essential as appropriate training will be provided.

·         A full and valid driving licence is essential. 

A full and valid driving licence is essential.

What will I get in return?

·         Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 

·         Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 

·         Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

Who we are

SGN manage the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.9 million homes and businesses across Scotland and the south of England. Whoever your supplier is, our pipes deliver gas safely, reliably and efficiently to every one of our customers. It’s your gas, in our network.