Operations Engineer - Electrical Generation

Operations Engineer - Electrical Generation

Job Title: Operations Engineer - Electrical Generation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Car & Benefits
Reference: BBBH11086_1504714499
Contact Name: Becki Wensley
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2017 17:14

Job Description

Operations Technician - Electrical Generation
Salary - c£35,000 + Vehicle & Company Benefits
Location - Havant, Southampton, Fareham

Astute Technical are looking to speak with experienced and electrically biased Operations Technicians/Engineers/Engine Technicians/ Field Service Engineers who have experience working on electrical generation equipment. our client provides power services to the Grid via 'peak lopping' plants throughout the UK.
They are after an Operations Technician/Engineer to ensure the smooth running of 3 sites in the south; Southampton, Havant and Fareham. Ideally you will be located between these locations in order to travel to them if needed for an emergency. This is a field based role thus you will need a full driving licence.
General responsibilities will include:

  • Routine and non -routine site visits when required for inspections, taking readings and carrying out minor maintenance on the electrical plant (diesel Gensets)
  • work independently and responsibly
  • fault finding and diagnostics on electrical faults
  • run and test sites
  • support various other site throughout the UK on occasion
  • carry out minor mechanical and electrical maintenance
  • supervise contractors
  • act as Competent Person under the company's Safety Rules
  • undertake training to act as Authorised Person within the year
  • other duties as required

The ideal applicant will have a strong technical knowledge of electrical power distribution/generation, a hand on electrical background/engineering qualification, be able to work to one's own initiative, be flexible with working hours and have a full driving licence.
Prior experience in the Peak lopping/STOR/Grid sectors would be advantageous as would ex-Military personnel.
This position is offering a salary of around £35,000pa depending on experience with a company vehicle and benefits. this is a great opportunity to put your electrical engineering knowledge to use and be a part of a growing organisation in the power generations/renewable energy sector.
If you are interested in finding out more or applying, please send in an up to date CV to or speak to Becki for more information - 023 92 222 963.

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.