The Duties of a Commercial Gas Engineer

There is no such thing as a typical customer for a commercial gas engineer. Businesses may be large. Businesses may be small.

commercial gas engineerThey may operate from large buildings, small buildings, new ones or old ones and there are many and varied kinds of businesses out there, each of them with its own individual needs. Having said that, no matter the kind of customer involved, there are certain commercial gas services a gas engineer is likely to be able to provide for any of them.

Fitting and Installation

It goes without saying that the first requirement of a gas system is that it be installed properly. But it’s not just the job of an engineer to arrive and fit a boiler. He or she can ensure the client selects exactly the right boiler and heating system for their needs. The engineer can advise on costs, time scale and what energy-saving measures are available, leaving the business free to concentrate, instead, on the needs of its own customers.


It’s obvious that a commercial gas engineer will do work on the gas system but that’s not all he or she will work on. Engineers can also provide plumbing services and install, maintain and perform repairs to taps, sinks, cisterns, toilets and drainage systems, as well as ensuring that all hygiene and safety requirements are properly dealt with.


There is every chance that a commercial gas system will have to work far harder than a domestic one. It may involve the use of multiple appliances, a larger boiler and many more pipes and radiators. It may have to function for longer hours, provide constant hot water, and also heating on a permanent rolling timer. Thanks to this, the system may need more maintenance and, therefore, regular check-ups to be sure it isn’t heading for a breakdown.


Nothing in this world is perfect and, from time to time, a customer will become aware that a system isn’t working as it should be. It could be sluggish, produce odd noises or simply not provide the level of heat that it should be doing. The trouble is the customer might not know why or what to do about it. A gas engineer can provide a valuable troubleshooting service and get straight to the heart of the problem.

Emergency Repairs

If the system should break down, it’s vital that it be repaired as soon as possible. And that’s where a gas engineer is invaluable, quickly restoring everything to working order and enabling the business to suffer as little disruption as possible.

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