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Centrica • United Kingdom

Skilled Labourer - Plumbing

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

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Job Description

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

Please note you need to upload a picture with your CV to evidence your NVQ Level 2 Plumbing or equivalent qualification and/or JIB-PMES CSCS card.

We have a great opportunity for a skilled labourer with a background in plumbing.

You will work with our Heating engineers assisting in general duties for more complex heating installation jobs. With a rate of £17.38 PH, Monday – Friday for a period of 3-6 months.

Ideally, we are looking for an individual with an NVQ Level 2 Plumbing or equivalent, but we would also consider candidates who only hold a JIB-PMES CSCS card.

The typical type of duties you will be required to carry out include but are not limited to, helping with site cleanliness, furniture manoeuvring - heavy lifting included and working at heights (limited to internal hop-ups & stepladders) . General plumbing duties which will include pipe work with some brick work and plastering. Experience in these activities will need to be evidenced during the interview process.

As you will be working exclusively in domestic customer properties, first class customer experience is a must.

You will need your own transport for attending the jobs, preferably a van but a road worthy legally taxed and insured car could also work.

Here is what is in it for you:

  • £17.38 per hour

  • Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

  • 3-6 months guaranteed work with potential to extend.

  • Full Training, Induction, Uniform & PPE provided.

  • Managed Diary and Job Visibility

  • Low overheads and comprehensive van stock provided with next-day delivery, reducing the need to travel to merchants for parts.

  • National access to our helpdesk of experienced engineers to enable first-fix where possible.

What do we need from you:

  • A valid in date driving licence with no more than 6 points.

  • The right to work in the UK.

  • You will need to provide your own power tools to comply with our safety standards.

  • A roadworthy van or suitable car

  • Must be confident and have good communication skills.

  • The required minimum level of qualification and experience of plumbing activities.

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 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!

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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
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

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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