Engine Maintenance Technician - Renewable Energy

Job Title: Engine Maintenance Technician - Renewable Energy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 11583KY_1519048264
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2018

Job Description

Engine Maintenance Technician - Renewable Energy
Up to £40,000 incl. overtime plus benefits
Birmingham - Field Based

We are currently seeking to recruit an Engine Technician / Engine Maintenance Technician / Field Service Engineer, to carry out planned & reactive maintenance on a range of Natural Gas Engines / CHP Engines / Biogas Engines across the UK. Our client is a leading organisation within the renewable energy sector, with the opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Technician to join their team.

As an Engine Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Routine & planned maintenance (PPM) and overhauls on large gas engines.
  • Electrical troubleshooting and fault finding using engine & PLC control systems.
  • Working as part of a team of Engineers, ensuring safe & efficient operation of the generating plant.
  • Providing technical support to resolve mechanical & electrical faults.
  • Ensuring health & safety is adhered to at all times
  • Other duties as required

To be considered for this position, you must have a relevant Electrical / Mechanical Engineering qualification (Apprenticeship / HNC / HND, etc.). You should have experience carrying out maintenance on large reciprocating gas engines (Caterpillar, Perkins, Deutz, Jenbacher, Wartsila, or similar).

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a large company within the Renewable Energy sector. This is a field-based position covering a number of sites across the UK, therefore a full UK driving licence is essential. You must also be able to travel overseas for training as and when required.

The package on offer for this role includes a salary in of up to £40,000 (inclusive of overtime) depending on experience, plus company benefits including van, pension & holidays.

If you would like to apply for the Engine Maintenance Technician role, then please send a copy of your up to date CV to, 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.