Domestic Gas to Commercial Changeover Engineer – Portsmouth area

Full Time / 40 hours per week
£32,000 – £36,000 (depending on experience)

Benefits: Company van, fuel card, Employee Assistance Programme, company performance bonus and pension


Corrigenda are looking to recruit a dedicated and enthusiastic domestic gas engineer, who is looking to become a qualified commercial gas engineer. Corrigenda will develop and invest in a training plan, in collaboration with one of our local training centres to achieve the domestic to commercial changeover.

The role will involve carrying out planned and reactive maintenance / fault diagnosis on mechanical systems such as gas heating / hot water systems, boilers, pumps, water systems and other mechanical services. Predominantly working in the Hampshire and surrounding areas. All relevant training will be provided to enable the candidate to undertake the role.

The candidate would need good practical / organizational skills, with the ability to follow technical instructions and an understanding of safe working practices. On completion of training there is a future potential to earn up to £38,000.


Primary work environment includes but is not restricted to:

  • Schools
  • Universities
  • NHS
  • Private Sector
  • Domestic Clients
  • General Commercial Clients

Key Responsibilities Include
(but not limited to):

  • Successfully complete training and gain qualification to achieve commercial gas status
  • Carry out planned and reactive maintenance across the estate as directed by Contract Supervisor (within capabilities and training)
  • Work on own or as part of team to meet required deadlines and contract performance standards
  • Work flexible working hours to suit business requirements
  • Be on out of hours call out rota, attend emergency mechanical repair works as required
  • Maintain a safe working environment for yourself, end users on site and general public at all times
  • Escalate issues to Supervisor/Contract Manager immediately.
  • Liaise with site staff to gain access to sites and rooms to carry out maintenance tasks
  • Assist contract supervisor to produce repair quotations
  • Any other tasks required by company within skill set / experience

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications:


  • Domestic gas qualification CCN1, CENWAT
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Ability to work well on own or as part of team
  • IT literate
  • Full UK driving license
  • Pass DBS checks



  • NVQ 2 in relevant Mechanical discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience in gas industry
  • Unvented water systems
  • Electrical safety training
  • IPAF / PASMA qualification
  • Recognised Health & Safety training

Person Specification:

  • Good Knowledge of gas / hot water systems
  • A key team player with a flexible and pro-active approach to work
  • Must be enthusiastic, understand and demonstrate the importance of customer satisfaction to the highest standard, and thrive when working under pressure
  • Key attribute of candidate needs to be willing and keen to develop knowledge, skills and experience


  • Salary £32,000 to £36,000 (depending on experience)
  • Discretionary company performance related annual bonus
  • Overtime opportunities
  • 31 days’ annual holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • Pension
  • Company Vehicle + Fuel Card
  • Company Mobile
  • Employee Assistance Programme


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