Career outlook for gas service technician
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would safely install and repair gas heating and hot water systems.You’d maintain and repair the pipes, appliances and meters.
You would work in people’s homes and in businesses like cafes and hotels.
You’d need to check systems carefully to make sure they work or find any problems. You’d follow technical layouts and diagrams.
- Install appliances and systems
- Carry out planned maintenance checks on systems and equipment
- Test controls and safety devices to make sure that they are working properly
- Find and repair gas leaks using computerised fault-finding equipment
- Replace or repair faulty or old parts
- Order new parts when necessary
- Keep records of work you have carried out
- Give customers advice about gas safety and energy efficiency
You’ll be dealing directly with customers in their own homes so you’ll be expected to be polite and friendly.
You would also give customers quotes for jobs and tell them how long they would take. You could also sell additional company services and occasionally deal with complaints.
It’s a responsible job so it’s important that you are aware of safe working practices, industry regulations and environmental guidelines.
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