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    Towel left in boiler by engineer?

    I took out a boiler insurance policy and an engineer came out first to check if my boiler was in a good condition to go ahead with the policy. The engineer said the pressure was too low and fixed the problem. At the end he said it was all fine and shouldn't be a problem, the water was a bit...
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    Is a professional engineer correct to install a non recommended PCB in my boiler?

    Hi all, hoping someone can help as I am clueless about boilers. I want to know if it is ok and correct for a professional engineer to install a non recommended PCB in my boiler? It is not recommended by the manufacturer and has invalidated any further boiler insurance i have on it. The...
  3. R

    New build heating engineer needs pointing in the right direction.

    Hi, I have a vaillant ecotec plus boiler (pre 2012 model) that is giving me hot water issues. It points towards a hot water heat exchanger issue or diverter valve, but I have replaced the diverter valve (old one seemed to still operate as it should as well) so it would seem that wasn't the issue...
  4. L

    Ecocent experienced service engineer needed Worthing area

    Our Ecocent 300l needs a service and possibly new parts. It ran constantly last week resulting in water temperature getting to 78 degrees.
  5. T

    Plumber/heating Engineer

    Plumber/Heating Engineer wanted good rates of pay. Needs to hold a full license,Live in the Bury Area Great Manchester To Carry out pluming and heating jobs. Contact [email protected]
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    I’m a trainee gas engineer doing portfolio.

    For electrical thermostats to test you would establish main burner then turn on low, then burner should completely go out. Why is this?
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    registering for forum

    Hi I am a gas safe engineer, how do I register for this forum? So I can post a thread for advice? Thanks james
  8. R

    Removal of redundant gas pipe

    Hi Guys, I am not a gas engineer but would like advice on a job I have been quoted. There is a high level gas heater that has to be taken out of service, around 5mtrs up. There is a chance we will want to re-instate it in a year or two so the unit will stay in situ. The room is used for storage...
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    25 years experience gas heating engineer looking for new role London area

    Hi I'm a 57 year old mature gas heating engineer 25 years experience looking for a good solid position in London. Have all ACS quals, unvented and analyser. Previously held OFTEC, part P and LPG. Also have F-gas and BS4872 welding. Ex-forces so have insane work ethic. If anyone has anything...
  10. B

    Looking for gas engineer as mentor

    I am looking for a gas safe registered engineer Mentor, who would be generous to take me on and help me complete my gas portfolio. I am a very focused hard-working guy. Just recently I have completed my 8 weeks gas course and now on to my portfolio building... I am from Kent Tonbridge and I am...
  11. M

    Looking for a Heating Engineer

    Hi, I’m looking for a heating engineer/plumber who has experience with both the wiring and pipe work side of a central heating system. It’s for a large house with two main boilers and an annex served by a combi boiler. The house was extended in 2011 and two ‘new’ UFH manifolds serving the...
  12. plumb_know

    Experienced plumbing engineer required !!

    We are a small business based in west malling, kent. We are looking for Experienced plumbing engineer to join our team on a self employed basis (non Smoker preferred), we will supply uniform, van & tools (except hand tools). Pay dependant on experience, Must have public liability insurance...
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    Looking for a Gas Safe engineer to install a Viessmann Boiler SE London

    Hi, i’m looking to upgrade my heating system; i currently have an unvented system with a Potterton Boiler, cylinder in the airing cupboard (1st floor). what i want to do is change the boiler to a Viessmann in a new position - cupboard at the front of the property - see pics. Also i want the...
  14. K

    hi i am looking for gas engineer. no heating in my house. i have got a cylinder

    hi i am looking for gas engineer. no heating in my house. i have got a water cylinder. help please
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    Gas Engineer Required For PE13

    Can anyone assist with a gas engineer to attend a boiler which and a leak and no hot water?
  16. Karl Brown

    Gas engineer looking for work.

    Hi everyone, I’m a self employed gas engineer looking for plumbing/heating work in the Newark and surrounding area. If you feel you can help then please don’t hesitate to contact me. Many thanks
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    Is my gas engineer a quack? Should I trust the new boiler installation?

    Hi all, I am in the process of refurbishing a storey semi-detached house in London, UK. This is a complete refurb, including new pipes chased into walls, under the floors, installing a new boiler and new unvented cylinder. When I started the work, my builder assured me that he has a gas...
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    Heating engineer responsibilites.

    I have recently had a new system installed with a Veismann 101 combi, new pipework and using the existing radiators plus 1 on the thrid floor, I also have an underfloor heating system in the lounge which I wanted incorporating into thhe system. The small company I used came highly recommended...
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    New Graduate Domestic gas engineer looking for work

    I want to make a passionate appeal to all Gas safe engineers in these counties:Buckinghamshire,Berkshire,Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire who are willing to employ a New domestic gas graduate to please contact me,i have been looking for work since I graduated and it has been very difficult,im...
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    oil engineer needed near kings lyn

    ive got a customer moving up from London to house near kings lyn . I'm looking for a oil engineer to work with me to help fit grant oil combi boiler in a garage , its a combi conversion I do the plumbing work , looking at a oil engineer to fit boiler & commission . I'm gas safe , I'm looking...
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    Gas engineer mentor needed (manchester)

    Hi I’m Andrew 33 years old. I’m looking to enrol onto a foundation gas course next month, it’s a 37 week course. I also need to build my portfolio up then sit my ACS assessments. I really need someone to be my mentor is anyone willing to be my mentor? I will work for free in order to build...
  22. A

    Looking for a heating engineer

    I need to upgrade my heating system from blow air to radiators, house is running off the district heating therefore engineer needs knowledge of district heating. Thanks
  23. A

    Gas Safe Engineer doing a foreigner - what should I ask?

    My step mother has had several quotes for a boiler replacement. The first one was from Homeserve as she had boiler insurance. This quote is a minimum of 30% higher than the other quotes she has received when you add in the fact that it is for installation only (boiler is free!!). One of the...
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    Advice please - unvented system - before I call another G3 engineer!

    Hi there, I hope you can help please! I wanted to check whether the following seems reasonable before I spend more £ calling a G3 engineer out. Any help would be really appreciated. I have an Albion unvented system (hopefully the pictures help). Over the last week or so, almost 12 months to...
  25. A

    Heating engineer required

    I'm looking for a heating engineer to repipe my system. Old pipework with a lot of dead legs and over 40 years old. Three floors (attic extension) 5 existing radiators and 2 new required in loft extension. Boiler on first floor, underfloor heating in lounge, (wet). Looking for someone York...
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    Advice on work done by gas safe engineer

    Hi Guys - sorry but this is going to be a long post! Recently had some work done in my house to move a boiler, clean cold water tank and pressurize central heating system - this was done by a gas safe registered engineer. Another plumber has come over to do other work in the house and he has...
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    Looking for a Gas Engineer, West Yorkshire.

    I’m looking for gas engineers based in the west Yorkshire area. Good oppertunity!
  28. missplumb

    biomass engineer vacancies

    Amp Clean Energy are looking for biomass service engineers south/ south east to carry out services, reactive and proactive maintenance and breakdowns to all makes of boilers. Good pay, new van, loads of training. PM me for more info
  29. Rakesh

    G3 experienced qualified engineer required Nottingham Nottinghamshire

    Hi, Cylinder imploded due to failure to follow correct drain down procedure. Gledhill light 250l unvented indirect cylinder. Required a full report on the installation to ascertain failure.
  30. M

    E133 best price engineer?

    Any recommendation where i can find cheapest engineer to fix the E133 error? Looking in Manchester area
  31. DTSconstruction

    CAREER OPPORTUNITY: Experienced plumbing/heating engineer in SE England

    Experienced Plumbing & Heating Engineer Established in 2013, DTS Construction Solutions offer a 24-hour emergency call out service for home owners and insurance companies. We are looking for a new plumber to join our team. DTS Construction Solutions not only offers heating, plumbing and...
  32. J

    Newly qualified gas engineer need advice on tools/training

    Hi guys/gals Just passed and I'm looking at building my tool kit, been buying odds and sods as I've gone along but i'm wondering where would be the best place to buy an analyser from? I've seen them advertised on eBay, facebook, gumtree but my concern is i don't want to be buying another guys...
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    Pressure Problems Abusive Engineer

    Had an emergency call today pressure problems. When I got there the engineer was waiting for me and told me it was low. I checked the service and at the outlet and was sat there happily at 21mb. I showed the engineer who then shouted at me and said so why isn’t this boiler working as it...
  34. M

    CNC Engineer looking to change career.

    Hi all just signed up today, as the title says I’m currently a CNC engineer and have been for 6 years now but I’ve realised it’s not for me. Been trying to get myself into the plumbing/gas industry for the past 6/7 months but struggling to find a open door. I’m 24 years old a live in the NW in...
  35. J

    Plumber / Engineer wanted in Wirral with Viessman / Tado Experience

    I have now given up on my Viessmann accredited engineer. I need my Tado connecting to my KM Bus in the Boiler (presently on constant with no WC), so effectovly a wiring job. Furthermore I am looking for confimration that my boiler has been fitted correctly. My HW feed pipe on top of my...
  36. KingDoey

    Heating Engineer required in Chatham Kent

    Hi all I wonder if anyone can help me. My Nan lives in Chatham. She is having problems with her heating. Its a fairly new boiler. Vaillant heat only on sealed system. Was fitted a few years ago. She keeps losing pressure having to top up most days. Also sounds like she has an issue in her...
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    Gas Engineer/ Plumbing Course

    So I fully expect to get some stick for this one but I'll ask anyways. I am currently employed as a manufacturing engineer, however I'd like to take a course in either Gas Engineering or Plumbing (or both), during evenings/ weekends. I'm not expecting to do a quick few week course and...
  38. O

    Newly qualified Gas safe engineer (Berkshire)

    Hi I completed my new entrants gas safe course in December 2017 since I have been working for a self employed plumber/ Gas engineer. During my period working for him I have assisted in installing & repairing Boilers/ Cookers and full plumbing systems including bathroom appliances. If anybody...
  39. S

    Looking for a GS registered engineer to shadow

    Hi everyone, I'm looking for a gas safe registered engineer in Fife/Edinburgh area to shadow and build a portfolio of job descriptions/photos for my gas introduction course. I've already done a lot of experience with a firm but amen't getting some of the work that I need to show (breakdowns...
  40. M

    Gas Engineer looking for work

    Hi, i recently finished my domestics ACS qualification. I have all my domestic appliances along with unvented hot water, essential electrics and EUSR. I am Glasgow based and have my own gas safe registration, own tools and gas analyser. I am ideally looking for full time employment, does anyone...
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    Engineer needed to service and replace expansion tank losing pressure. Chesterfield De55

    Hi, I have a sealed pressurised tribune system and it is losing pressure. I’m pretty sure the expansion tank needs replacing as the Schrader valve won’t do anything when pressed. I’m also after a general service At the same time. Chesterfield area, can anyone help?
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    From Military to Gas Engineer? Is this a good Career choice?

    After 9 years of service I’ve decided to leave the Army. I’m currently a Weapon Systems Engineer and looking for a completed change. So I’m interested in becoming a Gas Engineer. The choice of “Fast Track” courses is overwhelming, with all sorts of different qualifications and work placements...
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    Tify to Gas Engineer, what will it take?

    Hello all Im a fully qualified time served instrument technician (ICI, Enron, contract work etc...) Im considering a career change to a more public facing job (I wont go into the details unless someone wants to know) and have always been interested in plumbing. In fact ive installed many...
  44. O

    Work Experience with gas engineer

    Hi I am looking for a domestic gas engineer who will let me shadow them around the Merseyside area 2 days per week for approx 12 months. This will enable me to start a course in January through NWTC. I need to start asap so I have some knowledge prior to the course starting as this is...
  45. O

    Gas Engineer Courses

    Hi I am after some advice please. I am looking at training to become a gas engineer. I have done some research and have come across various courses which last a few weeks (after which and providing I pass I would be registered on the gas safe register). I am fully aware these courses do not...
  46. Tony

    Advice Please on a NEW BUSINESS OPNENING as a Gas Safe Engineer

    Hi everyone, am about getting a van for my business as a Gas safe engineer. what do I need to put into consideration towards establishing business. which company sector offer a good public liability insurance for business what are the major TOOLS do I need to get in the van for as business...
  47. Dom.m

    Newly qualified engineer, Need to be taken on as trainee

    I've recently qualified and now hold CCN1,CPA1 and CENWAT, had some genral plumbing experience and have read, inspected electric, gas and solar meters as well as decommision/ recomissions, battary exchanges, wind ons and other things the last 4 years across East Sussex, live local to Brighton...
  48. J

    G3 Engineer/Gas Engineer needed in Manchester

    Hi Guys, I am looking to replace my ageing Glow Worm system boiler and vented Cylinder with a new system boiler (exact same location) and new unvented mains pressured system (again same area) so hopefully minimal pipework changes involved. Please get in touch. KR Josh
  49. S

    Looking for commercial engineer nuneaton

    Can anybody recommend a commercial gas engineer for a job in Nuneaton. A friend of mine needs a new warm air heater in a warehouse.
  50. C

    25 year old commercial metering engineer looking for experience

    Hello guys, Been a memeber for quiet a while now and some great advice given. For the last 4 years I’ve been working as a sub contractor working for the gas suppliers fitting and exchanging gas meters u6 to u160’s And rotary meters. As with all contracting work it’s started to dry up I’m...