Engine Technician - Overhauls

Engine Technician - Overhauls

Job Title: Engine Technician - Overhauls
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Maidstone, Kent
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12832 KY_1558712814
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 24, 2019 16:46

Job Description

Engine Technician - Overhauls
£30-34k DoE + benefits
Kent - Field based

Our client, a leading company within the power generation & green energy sector, currently require an Engine Technician / Field Engineer / Overhaul Engineer to join their team, responsible for the full overhaul & rebuild of large reciprocating gas engines. This is a field-based position & you will be required to travel to sites across the South East of the UK.

As an Engine Technician, you be responsible for:

  • Carrying out full strip downs, overhauls and rebuilds of large gas engines (Jenbacher, Caterpillar, Perkins, Cummins etc.).
  • Travelling to sites across the South East region of the UK to perform major maintenance on the engines.
  • Ensuring adherence with health & safety.
  • Other duties as required.

In order to be considered for this Engine Technician role, you will need to have proven experience in a similar position where you've been involved in the full strip down, overhaul & rebuild on large diesel engines or gas engines such as Jenbacher, Caterpillar, Perkins, Cummins etc. You will also need to hold a relevant mechanical engineering qualification (apprenticeship / HNC / HND / NVQ / City & Guilds etc.).

As this is a field-based role, you will need to hold a full & valid driving licence. You will also need to be able to do overnight stays away from home during the week which will be expensed by the company.

They're offering a competitive salary of up to £34,000 depending on experience, plus the benefits package which includes training, van, tools, overtime etc.

If you would like to apply for this Engine Overhaul 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.

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