Service Engineer

  • Job Reference: R0003768
  • Date Posted: 7 April 2021
  • Employer: Centrica
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  • Location: Penicuik, Midlothian
  • Salary: £30,700
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, Van & Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Vacancy for a CHP Field Service Engineer.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a base level in-field multi-skilled service engineer working on our world leading Combined Heating and Power plants (CHP).

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with a strong eye for detail either working on their own or as part of a team, have excellent Customer/Client communication skill set and ambitions to progress his or her career.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of a mechanical craft qualification or higher (C&G, ONC or HNC).
  • Have carried out some form of in-field service role on reciprocating engines or generators.
  • Be able to strip and repair a reciprocating engine down to component level.
  • Have some knowledge of rotating equipment.
  • Have excellent problem-solving ability
  • Good IT Skills
  • Have strong Health & Safety Awareness
  • Excel in good housekeeping

Desirable Skill Set but not limited to:

  • Working on CHP plants
  • Working on generators
  • Working on marine vessels
  • Work on the following engines: MTU, CAT, Perkins, MAN, Mercedes, MWM
  • Good working knowledge of three phase electrics
  • Gas Engines
  • A Gas Safe qualification
  • Have a working knowledge of control panels
  • Commissioning
  • Some form of Health & Safety Qualification

The successful candidate will have the knowledge they are joining a company that prides itself in providing training to aid an engineer's development as it has its own training academy.

The Package:

  • £30,700
  • Bonus System (max to £8000 per annum)
  • On-Call payment
  • 25 days holidays per annum + bank holidays
  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Contributory Pension
  • Benefits Package linked to Pension
  • Share Option scheme
  • Full Company uniform
  • Laptop
  • Mobile Phone