Gas Heating & Plumbing Workshop Technician

  • Permanent
  • Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £25K - £27K + Excellent Benefits
  • Ref: TP2465

Gas Heating and Plumbing Workshop Technician / Assistant required in Gillingham, Kent.

Unique opportunity for a Gas qualified heating engineer to join an engineering and construction training organisation, MKC Training, based at The Royal School of Military Engineering in Chatham, Kent, where Royal Engineers are taught a wide range of construction and engineering skills.

The Workshop Technician will have responsibility for providing practical support to the Gas Heating and Plumbing teaching department.

This may suit someone wanting to move from industry into an education environment for a better work / life balance.

Maintain and manage all gas appliances within the department across boilers, fires, cookers and water heaters. In addition, managing tools and equipment used by students. You will exercise good and safe workshop practice, meet regularly with teaching staff, instructors and assessors to provide assistance where required. Monitor and register attendance of students in workshops, assist teaching staff and instructors with the supervision, training and assessment of students including monitoring.  Invigilating assessments, recording and reporting progress as required (on the job training will be given for assessment processes).


  • CCN1 Domestic Gas Qualified with Appliances HTR1, CKR1, CENWAT1 & CPA1
  • 2+ years’ experience relevant to gas heating and plumbing trade
  • IOSH Health & Safety qualification or willingness to achieve this within first year of employment
  • Have an interest in the development of students and willingness to assist in their learning
  • IT literate

The company offers many excellent benefits including access to a competitive pension scheme, 6 weeks annual leave (+ bank hols), private medical insurance and on-going professional development.

Monday to Friday 37 hours – Monday to Thursday 8.00 – 4.30, earlier finish Fridays.

Our client, MKC Training Services Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. They are an equal opportunities employer.  They value diversity in their people and all applications will be welcomed and considered regardless of a person’s age, sex, religion, marital status, sexual orientation or ethnic origin. All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service application. MKC Training Services Ltd follows the DBS Code of Practice.

Note to Recruitment Agencies – this recruitment project is under a managed service contract – direct approaches to the client will not be accepted.

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