SIU Craftperson (NCO2)

Salary: A starting salary of £29k, although depending on your qualifications, skills and experience there is potential for you to earn circa £33k (In addition to your base salary you can also earn an estimated £4.5k - £6.5k per annum depending on standby frequency)
Location: Thurso
Reference: req102

What we are looking for

We are recruiting for a Craftperson to join our Scottish Independent Undertakings (SIUs) team based in Thurso. The SIUís are unique in the UK in that they are not connected to the National Grid system and use Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) or Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a feedstock.

Who we are

SGN manage the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.9 million homes and businesses across Scotland and the south of England. Whoever your supplier is, our pipes deliver gas safely, reliably and efficiently to every one of our customers. Itís your gas, in our network.

What does an SIU Craftperson do?

You will be involved in various activities including boiler servicing, emergency duties and meter work. Over time your skills will be developed to include mains and service laying. You will be involved in the operation and maintenance of the LNG plant. Full training in all SIU activities will be provided.

Do you have what we are looking for?


  • Ideally you will be an experienced heating engineer or time served plumber preferably holding a City and Guilds and/or ACS accreditation.
  • You will have good leadership qualities together with excellent inter-personal skills.
  • You will be dependable, practical and hardworking.
  • The work is physically and mentally demanding and you will be expected to work in a variety of outdoor environments.
  • You will have the ability to use field IT equipment and achieve high standards of safety and technical competence.
  • You must hold a full and valid driving license.


What will I get in return?


  • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme.
  • Other benefits, including company pension scheme. Ongoing on the job development together with comprehensive training on all SIU activities including repair and servicing of gas appliances, service laying and plant duties.
  • Great potential for further development and progression within the Company.
  • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.


To apply for this role, please use the following link: https://sgn.csod.com/ux/ats/careersi...tion/102?c=sgn