Assistant Gas Engineer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary £22000 - £29000 per annum + OTE
Published 8 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Chris Black
Job ref CBAGEBEL_1576081325

Job description

Job Purpose:

Provide a system design and planning service using computer-based network modelling, G.I.S., database systems and to add value at all stages of this process. To assist in the safe, effective and economic, construction, operation and maintenance of a natural gas network in the Phoenix License area.

Key Accountabilities:

* Contribute to the engineering design of a gas distribution system including risk assessment / hazard analysis to ensure full compliance with legislation and requirements as set out in relevant IGEM recommendations.

* To add value to engineering designs through use of best available technology and technical solutions.

* To prepare accurate cost estimates and financial approval documentation for distribution works including mains /services / meter alterations, or any other associated areas.

* To provide technical support for the sales staff to ensure compliance and the most cost-effective development of the network and customer supplies.

* Plan and support routine and non-routine maintenance activities, operations and other works on the gas distribution system as instructed ensuring effective use of resource to meet planned timescales and budgeted costs.

* Audit a range of distribution activities including construction, maintenance, plant protection and live gas operations.

* To prepare and present reports and recommend appropriate suggestions to meet business requirements, including the preparation of spreadsheets.

* Ensure that all regulations relating to Health & Safety at work are observed and that company standards are maintained in order to protect the Health and Safety of staff, colleagues and others.

* To be involved with and participate in the training and competence assessment of others. Attend technical/personal development courses.

* To participate on the Engineering stand-by rota as appropriate.

* Liaise with internal / external customers and contractor to ensure the programme and constructability of customer supplies are achieved.

Generic Accountabilities:

* Establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with all work colleagues, contractors and partnering agencies to ensure an integrated contribution to PNG's corporate objectives.

* Observe and comply with policies and procedures for Health and Safety at Work and observe and continually promote equal opportunities and customer care in compliance with organisational aims and objectives.

* Participate in learning and development activities that develop personal effectiveness and assist in improving performance in the role.

* Undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required in line with the level of responsibility of the post and in order to meet the changing needs of the organisation.

A driving licence is essential for this role.

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