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5.6

British Gas job reviews

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  • Best thing

    Own boss without the financial stress

    Worst thing

    Travelling too far from home

    3.8

    Field service engineer, January 2021

    • Β£32,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Freedom. Being outdoors

    Worst thing

    Horrible head management. Unsociable shift hours. Horrible customers

    5.5

    Engineer, January 2021

    • Β£39,500 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Meet lots of different people.

    Worst thing

    Pressure to sell. Time to get job done

    4.2

    Service engineer, January 2021

    • Β£42,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Trying to fix things for the customer

    Worst thing

    Trying to meet unrealistic targets

    3.7

    Gas engineer, December 2020

    • Β£36,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Worst thing

    Too much work for the small number of engineers doing the job.

    6.6

    Heating engineer, December 2020

    • Β£37,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The lads you work.woth with the same mentallity

    Worst thing

    Bonus hunters, senior leaders, bullying, harassment, intimidation

    3.7

    Technical gas engineer, December 2020

    • Β£39,700 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Not stuck in one place all day. Meeting customers.

    Worst thing

    Unrealistic productivity targets and selling targets. Actually there's a target for everything, drives me mad.

    6.3

    Service engineer, December 2020

    • Β£36,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Existing terms , hours of work . Less in summer , more in winter

    Worst thing

    Threat to remove more time off in summer

    4.6

    Maintenance technician, December 2020

    • Β£39,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Working 4 days in the summer

    Worst thing

    Amount of work we have to do and take care of other departments that have taken offshore.

    3.8

    Engineer, December 2020

    • Β£39,700 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Worst thing

    Fire and rehire. Bullying, lack of opportunities, difficult targets that damage my body and mind.

    1.7

    Heating engineer, December 2020

    • Β£36,200 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Feel like just a employee number

    Worst thing

    Work loads and stressed unsettled changes

    7.4

    Smart energy expert, December 2020

    • Β£26,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Looking after our customers

    Worst thing

    Targets

    5.2

    Technician, December 2020

    • Β£37,200 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    People
    Shift flexibility
    Overtime opportunities

    Worst thing

    Constant confusing procedure changes
    Overwhelming workload on most days

    6.6

    Diapatcher, October 2020

    • Β£23,700 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Pay and pension

    Worst thing

    Stress pressure to sell

    2.5

    Service engineer, October 2020

    • Β£32,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Meeting people

    Worst thing

    Having to work late If job overruns

    9.4

    Smart energy expert, August 2020

    • Β£13.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Meet lots of people

    Worst thing

    Monitored on everything

    7.2

    Technical engineer, August 2020

    • Β£39,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Pension

    Worst thing

    Selling and micro management

    4.6

    Technical engineer, August 2020

    • Β£19.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Wage

    Worst thing

    Management and work type more responsibilities for same wage. Lack of respect from higher management. Bullies sometimes.

    5.2

    Customer relations advisor, December 2019

    • Β£12.00 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience