Centrica • United Kingdom


Employment type:  Full time
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Job Description

Join our Revolution!

We offer a base salary of between £34,875 as well as a generous bonus scheme which can be taken in time off or as a cash payment plus fantastic benefits!

In addition, you will receive a £3,000 sign on bonus dependant on location (£1,500 paid in your first month’s salary & £1,500 paid in month 12)

At British Gas, we can offer our customers many new innovative and energy saving electrical products and have recently partnered with a number of major motor manufacturers such as Ford and VW to provide customers with EV charging points in their homes. We also install other innovative Hive products to allow our customers to control their heating, lighting and home security etc, anytime, anywhere from their mobile, tablet or computers.

To meet the increased customer demand for these exciting new products, we require additional Qualified Electricians to install these products alongside all aspects of existing domestic electrical installation work we already offer to our customers.

As a British Gas Electrician, you will bring us your extensive experience in all aspects of domestic electrical work including fault finding, installation and rewires. Your customer service skills and ability to solve problems will enable you to diagnose defects, work safely to ensure a first time fix for your customer, and promote British Gas products and services by giving professional advice.

We are looking for minimum qualifications of:

· City & Guilds 2365 Parts 1 & 2 (or equivalent), culminating in a Level 3 Technical Certificate including the National Electrotechnical Training (NET) AM2 certificate

· evidence to show that you have been working in the electrical industry for a period of time

· Up to date City & Guilds 2382 - B.S. 7671 IET Wiring regulations certificate

· A City and Guilds 2391.52 (or equivalent) would be desirable

· A full UK driving licence with 6 points or less

As you would expect from a company such as ours, we offer a very competitive salary of £34,875 for a 40-hour week, with an additional £3,828 to £5,328 for living or starting your day within London.

Overtime is available, should you want it, plus we offer a generous bonus scheme which can be taken in time off or as a cash payment – it’s up to you!

We also offer a host of benefits to suit your lifestyle and support your wellbeing. These include private health cover, 33 days paid holiday (Inc. bank holidays), enhanced sick pay and excellent company discounts. In addition, we offer a generous pension scheme.

It’s important that we do the right thing so we will carry out financial, criminal record and reference checks, as well as checking you hold the required qualifications for this role prior to you starting with us (please upload your certificates as part of your application).

If you have any queries or would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact us at engineerrecruitment@britishgas.co.uk or apply at www.centrica.com/careers

At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap across the technology sector and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car

We asked employees of Centrica how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring
Working at Centrica

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom