Gas engineer at Centrica

People in this role may also be known as plumbers & gas engineers.

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How much does Centrica pay gas engineer employees?

Gas engineer at Centrica
£15.38–20.78
Typical range
£10.60–20.51

Gas engineer employees at Centrica are typically paid £15.38–20.78 an hour, based on data from 6 employees.

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What is management like for gas engineer employees at Centrica?

15 employees told us the worst thing about this job…

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Bad
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    How we know this

    0% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

  • Managers aren’t respectful

    How we know this

    17% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

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What are the hours like for gas engineer employees at Centrica?

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Bad
  • Hard to choose shifts

    How we know this

    0% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    17% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

Not great
  • Not easy to book holiday

    How we know this

    40% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Not easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    33% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

  • People do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    67% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Excellent
  • No short notice shift changes

    How we know this

    17% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • 4+ weeks notice of shifts

    How we know this

    • 0% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 100% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

What is career progression like for gas engineer employees at Centrica?

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Bad
  • No career progression

    How we know this

    In the last year, 0% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Excellent
  • Enough training

    How we know this

    83% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Latest reviews from gas engineer employees at Centrica

  • Best thing

    Great engineers and friends in the team

    Worst thing

    CEO and Senior Leaders

    4.7

    Gas engineer, March 2021

    • £40,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    It’s nice to be your own day to day boss

    Worst thing

    The head office have no idea of the stress and workload we are under nor do they care they want it done faster for cheaper that’s all that matters and pay shareholders

    4.6

    Gas engineer, January 2021

    • £40,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older

How Centrica ranks

Centrica ranks 4th to work for in plumber or gas engineer employers

  1. 2 Cadent
    5.9
  2. 3 British Gas
    5.6
  3. 4 Centrica
    4.9