Meet the Team

Our Expert

DTS Plumbing and Heating have been operating since 2014. We have a close-knit team with a range of different skills and who take pride in the work that they do.

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Dale Truelove

Dale completed an apprenticeship straight after he finished school. He has worked for a variety of businesses but in 2014 decided to start his own business. He has over 12 years experience in the industry and enjoys seeing customers happy with the work him and his team have completed. In his spare time, Dale enjoys boxing and walking his dog Bruce.

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Shannon Carnall

Shannon joined the business in 2017 after working for a favourite high street retailer. She has 5 years management experience so does a great job of keeping the engineers in check! She also has a degree in International Business Studies. Outside of work, Shannon enjoys spending time with friends and family and visiting new places in Sheffield.

Paul Cornock
Operations Manager

Paul spent 17 years of his career serving in the British Army as a Tank Commander. After leaving the army, he changed career and decided to become a Gas Engineer. He has since worked for large boiler companies in a variety of roles and gained a wealth of experience. Outside of work, he enjoys mountain biking and spending time with his family.

Dave Kean
Service & Repair Engineer

What can we say, Dave is Kean by name and Kean by nature, particularly when it comes to repairing boilers! He has a wealth of experience in boiler service and maintenance and loves a challenge. When he is not at work, he spends his time playing golf.

Scott Race
Gas Installer

Scott started his career as a Gas Engineer as an apprentice and now has over 12 years experience. Over these years, Scott has carried out service, repair and installation work across a wide range of boilers. In his spare time, he managed his daughters grass roots football team and collecting music. In the past, Scott used to DJ at many South Yorkshire clubs and events.

Dave Togher
Gas Engineer

Dave is our emergency gas engineer. He has a number of years experience working for international boiler brands dealing with breakdowns and gaining an intricate understanding of how boilers work. Outside of work, Dave plays football and guitar!

Matt Kean
Plumbing, Heating & Gas Engineer

Matt’s role at DTS is very varied. He has experience across a vast spectrum of plumbing and heating so can turn his hand to just about anything! He enjoys plumbing due to its problem solving nature and says there is no better feeling than seeing the customer happy at the end of the job. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf much like his brother!

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Shaun Walsh
Plumber & Heating Engineer

James Blakemore
Plumbing & Heating Installer and Trainee Gas Engineer

James started his career at 16 as a bricklayer and then progressed into a variety of different trades including plumbing and heating. He is now doing his gas training and will soon be a qualified gas engineer. In his spare time, James enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Tom Charlesworth
Plumbing & Heating Engineer

Charlie Staines

Charlie started his Gas Apprenticeship in September 2021 through Chesterfield College. He likes a challenge and gets stuck in with any tasks that are given to him. In his spare time, he enjoys playing football, Jiu Jitsu and boxing.

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Jill Nicholson
Office Assistant

Jill brings to DTS a wealth of experience. She has worked in various management roles in the retail sector and was looking for a new challenge! Jill is likely to be the voice you hear when you call with any enquiries. In her spare time, Jill likes walking with her dog in the countryside and spending time with her grandsons.

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Paula Gray
Social Media Management

Paula has a wealth of experience in marketing, social media and business development. She worked for an independent school in the marketing department for a number of years and a multinational bank prior to that. She works in the office part time with Shannon, who is her daughter!

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Team Mascot

Bruce is the DTS team mascot. Shannon and Dale rescued him in 2016 and he loves being in the office next to the heater or in the sunshine depending on the weather! However, he doesn’t sit still for long and leaves the office quite often to chase cats and birds!