Skills: Safety Engineering
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
Job: Senior Gas Safety Engineer
Location: East Midlands
Type: Staff Vacancy
Our client is looking for a Gas Safety Engineer to join the Gas Technology team covering the East Midlands area.
The role will be working on client sites performing the duties of a Responsible Person (Gas). The Gas Safety Engineer will undertake the practical implementation of the Gas Safety Management Programme for the gas networks within a defined area. The role will implement the Gas Safety Management Plan at site level and will be responsible for the control of gas activities.
Undertake physical gas surveys - determine the physical condition of gas installation (pipeline survey)
Ensure as far as reasonably practical that all persons within the establishment(s) observe the requirements of the Gas Safety Case
Provide professional and technical support, and advice, where required to maintenance teams and end users and coordinate any planned maintenance requiring work on the gas network including emergency works
Support the Help Desk in responding to requests for professional and technical advice
Keep and maintain the Gas Safety Management Plan, records and update Management Information Systems (MIS) as required
Provide support and where directed, manage gas projects providing technical input and producing business cases
Travel to other sites within regional area
Maintain training, familiarisation and knowledge across all sites within the regional area of Gas networks, installations and skilled staff
Control Access and act as custodian to the document centre and provide documents when required
If a site contains a hazardous area, actively communicate and co-operate with the hazardous area manager
Assess the competence of Gas Skilled Persons for appointment and review experience and performance before re-appointment, and at other times as necessary. Ensure skilled persons are aware of any restrictions related to their work. Where necessary and after discussion with the GSM, suspend the appointment of Skilled Persons
Update MIS skills register element and upload copies of certificates of registered operatives
Review risk registers and follow maintenance and management processes, including approving and authorising site-specific risk assessments
Liaise with helpdesk to provide support during a gas emergency situation
Attend and support the organisation of any site-based emergency event training with the end user and gas supplier and provide assistance to the emergency services
Investigate any gas incidents or reported gas leaks and complete incident reports
Notify the External Gas Distribution Network owner or Energy Team of any changes in use which may affect gas consumption
Undertake specific training to develop and maintain gas knowledge
Undertake mandatory refresher training.
Demonstrate leadership in in support of project delivery and technical credibility within your delivery team, the wider business and with clients
New opportunities identified and followed up to ensure a successful outcome
Delivery of high quality work for clients (internal and external) and obtain feedback from clients to reflect high standards
Clear technical abilities and knowledge which is shared with the wider team / Section
Communication with clients (internal and external)
Demonstration of rapidly increasing knowledge and competencies related to operational support and activities undertaken across the Business
Responsible for achieving designated personal utilisation targets (which may vary according to circumstances)
Undertake and deliver other supporting activities as required, to ensure the effective delivery of customer projects to time, cost and quality.
Technical / Professional Expertise and Qualifications Required:
Good technical qualification in relevant area
Gas Safe Qualification
Understands and applies commercial and financial principals.
Demonstrates good technical and commercial understanding
Can work with pace, focus, resilience and optimism to overcome obstacles and deliver the right solutions first time
Creative thinker, capable of challenging the status quo and driving success
Able to deliver challenging objectives and drive performance behaviour in a motivational way
The role demands drive, initiative and a high-energy level
Strong communication skills applicable to technical reporting and customer interfaces and presentations
Able to demonstrate a range of influencing styles and an outstanding communicator
Able to think strategically and shape solutions to convert prospects and market initiatives
Team player - able to build internal global relationships to drive focus on Gas Technology Consulting services across the world
Willingness to travel within the East Midlands area, UK and overseas essential.
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