Plumber, Bord Gáis Energy, Cork

  • Full Time
  • Cork
  • Posted 2 months ago

Bord Gáis Energy, Cork

Plumber, Bord Gáis Energy, Cork

Services & Solutions – Munster Based
Reporting to: Field Operations team manager

Bord Gáis Energy generates, sells and trades energy for use in the Republic of Ireland. We’ve been in operation since 1976 and today we supply over 750,000 customers with energy in Ireland. In 2014 we became part of Centrica plc. We are a progressive company with a reputation for experience and expertise in the energy market, and are committed to ensuring that all of our activity is aimed at benefiting and serving our customers.

Have you recently received your craft certificate in plumbing? Do you want to take the next step in your career? Why not earn while you learn?

Bord Gáis Energy are currently recruiting for a number of key positions as Plumbers. We will upskill you to be able to carry out heat pump and gas appliance installation, servicing and repairs work, and providing our customers with an excellent in-home customer experience. You’ll also receive training in smart technologies, heat pumps, gas, oil, and other renewables on an ongoing basis.

On successful completion of your training, you will carry out a range of home product services in a safe and competent manner, including gas appliance installation, servicing and repairs, heat pump installation, servicing, and repairs, as well as general plumbing and heating system maintenance, all in line with current regulations, industry best practice, and Bord Gáis Energy’s technical operational procedures.

If you are a highly motivated individual committed to delivering a great customer experience and would like the chance to play a role in shaping the energy services market in Ireland, this could be the opportunity for you!

About the Role

  • Installation of central heating boilers, including system and control upgrades
  • Installation of and maintenance of heat pumps to retrofit properties
  • Installation of and maintenance of oil boilers
  • Service, repair, and safety inspection of all domestic heating appliances
  • Service and repair of domestic central heating and hot water plumbing systems
  • First time diagnosis and repair of heating appliances and system faults
  • Upgrade and installation of central heating system controls with smart technologies
  • Carry out a range of electrical safety tests on domestic heating installations
  • Correctly locate, install, and verify CO alarms to current gas standards
  • Carry out a range of testing with Combustion Gas Analysers including room safety
  • Responsibility for all aspects of central heating installation and customer safety
  • Generate, organise, and maintain company and regulatory documentation
  • Participation in the Bord Gáis Energy wellbeing, diversity, inclusion, safety, and quality systems

About You

  • You’ll have a National craft certificate in plumbing
  • You’re driven individual with excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Aptitude for fault finding logic would be an advantage
  • Full clean Irish driving license
  • Strong interpersonal and customer skills, with the ability to work with the general public and within a wider team with specific targets
  • A positive, safe attitude and approach to all work and training activities
  • RGII registration an advantage

Bord Gáis Energy are committed to placing equality, diversity, care and respect at the heart of our policies and everyday practices. We encourage everyone to take part in our active employee networks, including the Women’s network, Neurodiversity network, and BRÓD, our LGBTQ+ network. We’re proud of the work our networks and allies do to help us promote a culture of inclusion, empowering our colleagues to be themselves and do their best work. Our vision is to employ a diverse mix of people who reflect the societies we work in and the customers we serve, so we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives.

Here in Bord Gáis Energy we’re helping to create a more sustainable and inclusive future that supports our communities, our planet – and each other. The prevention of family homelessness in Ireland is an area where we believe we can make a real difference and through our partnership with Focus Ireland, we have been working on making this a reality since 2015. We encourage all colleagues to get involved in the partnership, with everyone receiving 2 days’ volunteering leave to participate in initiatives or events supporting Focus Ireland.

Our Values
care | delivery | collaboration | agility | courage

The closing date for receipt of applications for this vacancy is 5 January 2023.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €45,000.00-€50,000.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount


  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Performance bonus

Application question(s):

  • What is your salary expectation?


  • Driving Licence (required)
  • plumbing craft certificate (required)

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