Heating Engineer from St Austell reaches final of Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2021

  • Stephen Jarvis will take part in the virtual final of the prestigious award in September
  • The heating engineer is hoping to be crowned this year’s winner
  • The winner will walk away with the coveted title and a trade bundle worth £20,000

A heating engineer from St Austell is celebrating after seeing off hundreds of other tradespeople to reach the final of the renowned Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2021 competition.

Stephen Jarvis, 45, has been shortlisted and will join nine other worthy contestants from across the UK & Ireland to go head-to-head to win the coveted title.

With 30 years of experience as a heating engineer, Stephen has been selected after demonstrating a real passion for the trade, showcasing his exceptional skills, drive, and determination to go above and beyond for his customers.

If he’s not fitting boilers or working on domestic upgrades, Stephen is competing at international level for the Great Britain and is currently the WR holder for 100m, 200m, 400m for people with organ transplants. Stephen is also passionate about raising money for charity whereby he found himself running a marathon up and down the stairs of his previous home during lockdown.

The standard of the 10 finalists is incredibly high and Stephen, who works for Livewest Ltd, will aim to impress a panel of judges with his examples of excellent workmanship and dedication to the trade during a two-day virtual final event in September.

The winner will be crowned during Screwfix LIVE and will take home the ultimate £20,000 prize bundle comprising of tech, tools, and training.

Stephen, who is thrilled to have reached the final, says: “I’ve been in the trade for a long time and have always delivered an excellent level of service, nothing is too much trouble for my valued customers. In every area of my life I’m committed to doing my absolute best and to be named as a finalist when the calibre of entrants is so high, feels extremely rewarding. I’m looking forward to chatting with the judges and other finalists and will do all I can to win the coveted title.”

Simon Jackson, Customer and Digital Director at Screwfix said: “We recognise the importance of supporting our nations tradespeople, and we want to reward them for their hard work and for continually supporting their customers and local communities. We have seen many, high quality entrants this year and our top ten finalists have done incredibly well to get this far. I look forward to meeting the finalists as we look to crown one high calibre individual as Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2021. I’d like to congratulate Stephen for reaching the final and I wish all the finalists the best of luck.”

During the final, Stephen will face a panel of industry-leading judges including representatives from the NICEIC, CIPHE, FMB and 2019 winner, Darren McGhee.

To find out more about this competition, please visit screwfix.com/stt.