Speck & Burke – Laboratory Gas Installer

Salary – OTE £51k

Location – Alva + travelling throughout the UK

Speck & Burke are committed to providing expert advice, quality products and services to help you achieve the results you need. We have been operating throughout the UK for over 25 years constantly evolving with the market to bring you the latest chromatography products and techniques.

We are the only independent company in the UK offering this unique range of services. When you buy an instrument from us we can install the gases and supply all the consumables. We can also train your staff, validate the performance, assist with method development and service your instrumentation. All these services are backed up by our free telephone support.

Speck and Burke have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, installation electrician to up-skill as a Specialist Laboratory Gas Systems Installer.

You will be a motivated electrician, preferably with commercial and industrial installation experience, who would want to advance their career by expanding into a new area.


Key Responsibilities

  • Installation of laboratory gas systems, including tubing, containment, cylinder manifolds and fittings in the laboratory and light industrial environments
  • Installation and commissioning of gas detection systems
  • Producing work of a high standard which is acceptable to our customers
  • Understanding design specifications and technical drawings
  • Understanding and working in accordance with Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Working safely in accordance with our Health and Safety Management System
  • Communicating with customers at all levels
  • Ensuring all documentation is completed and kept up to date
  • After two years of satisfactory progress, the successful candidate would quality as a Competent Examiner


Skills and Experience

  •  Attention to detail and who takes pride in their work and is focused on providing good service to customers
  • The ability to solve problems as they arise during the course of their work
  • The flexibility to work individually or as a team member and on their own initiative when the situation demands
  • Strong communication skills



  • A generous package with full training and support provided, enabling you to become a fully trained Laboratory Gas Systems Installer
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Uniform, tools and PPE provided
  • Company car or mileage allowance
  • iPhone, iPad, Satnav supplied
  • Company credit card and a cash float to cover all expenses when working away
  • 34 days of holiday


This is a great opportunity for a hard-working candidate who has a passion for delivering work to the highest standards, love working with people and is looking for a rewarding career. The job is based in Alva but involves working throughout the UK, with extensive working away.


If you would like to be considered for this position, please send your CV to sarah@speckandburke.co.uk with a covering letter or email, outlining how your experience enables you to meet the requirements of the post.