Field Service Engineer - Power Generation

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    Chelmsford, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum + Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kyle Shinn

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    about 1 month ago

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Field Service Engineer - Power Generation
Up to £40,000 plus benefits
Essex - Field based

We are currently seeking to recruit an electrically biased Field Service Engineer / Maintenance Engineer, to carry out electrical fault finding and diagnostics activities on a range of electrical generation plant. This is a field-based position covering multiple power generation sites in Essex & the midlands area.

As a Field Service Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Fault finding, trouble shooting, diagnostics on the electrical systems & equipment.
  • Carrying out planned and reactive maintenance on a range of equipment including generators, reciprocating engines, gas plant, distribution systems, ancillary equipment etc.
  • Operations and commissioning activities when required
  • Working as part of a 1 in 4 call out rota (standby payments paid)
  • Other duties as required

To be considered for this position, you should have a relevant electrical engineering qualification (Apprenticeship, HNC, HND, etc.) plus experience working within a similar environment such as the power generation / CHP / marine or similar sectors. As this is a field-based position, you must have a valid UK driving licence and must be eligible to work in the UK.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading organisation within the power generation sector! You will be working on a 40-hour week Monday to Friday, with the requirement to be on call on a 1 in 4 rota.

The package on offer for this position includes an attractive basic salary up to £40,000 (depending on experience), plus standby payments, call out payments, company van, fuel card, pension and private medical insurance.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email a copy of your latest CV to kshinn@astutetechnical.co.uk or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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