Service Engineer

  • Job Reference: R9981540
  • Date Posted: 27 December 2019
  • Employer: Centrica
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  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Job Description


Location - Portsmouth (Southampton/Chichester) to London (M3/A3)

Centrica Business Solutions (CBS) has an exciting opportunity for a Service Engineer to join our business. CBS is a leading provider of sustainable and energy efficient solutions to clients in many private and public-sector industries. We have a history of sustained growth and we have excellent opportunities for further significant expansion both in the UK and overseas.

The Role:

You will be accountable for the effective service and maintenance of allocated CHP units. Acting as the 1st point of contact for the customer you naturally have excellent communication skills and are self-motivated with a strong eye for detail.

We are looking for candidates who have a background in Engineering within the Energy industry (building services or Combined Heat and Power projects) and who have, as a minimum, a mechanical craft qualification or higher (C&G, ONC or HNC). This role will operate an on-call rota + 1 weekend day every 3 weeks.

The Person:

You have the following background:

  • 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:

  • Bonus system (max to £8,000 per annum)
  • On-Call payment
  • 25 days holidays per annum + bank holidays
  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Contributory Pension
  • Share Option scheme
  • Full Company uniform
  • Lap-top/mobile phone