Lead Engine Technician - Overhauls

Lead Engine Technician - Overhauls

Job Title: Lead Engine Technician - Overhauls
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12155KY_1532695069
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 27, 2018 13:37

Job Description

Lead Engine Technician - Overhauls

Up to £45k DoE + benefits

Permanent, Full Time

South East - Field Based

Our client, a leading company within the power generation sector, currently require a Lead Engine Technician / Team Leader / Senior Overhaul Engineer to join their team, responsible for the full strip down, overhaul and rebuild of large gas engines. This is a field-based role and you will be covering sites across the South East of England such as Essex and Kent.

As a Lead Engine Technician, you be responsible for:

  • Carrying out full strip downs, overhauls and rebuilds of large gas engines (Jenbacher, Caterpillar, Perkins etc.).
  • Supervising and leading a team of engine technicians.
  • Providing technical support and training to the technicians and operators on site.
  • Ensuring adherence with health & safety.
  • Other duties as required.

In order to be considered for this Lead Engine Technician role, you will need to have proven experience in a similar position where you've been involved in the overhaul and rebuild experience on large 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.).

This is a field-based position which will require travel between multiple sites across the South East of England, so you will need to hold a valid driving licence.

They're offering a competitive salary of up to £45,000 depending on experience, plus the company benefits package which includes a company van, pension scheme and 25 days holiday. If you would like to apply for this Lead Engine 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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