Job Title: CHP Service Engineer
Location: Midlands and London
This is an opportunity to join a thriving Gas engine CHP and Generator business, in an industry with a substantial future. The successful candidate is likely to be an experienced but energetic person with time served on the tools. A mature outlook is needed with the ability to work under pressure and within tight timeframes. A practical and Mechanical/Electrical background will be essential, with a willingness to learn. Full training and backup support will be given to make a successful post.
Your position would be within the service department, reporting to the CHP Service Operations Manager.
A thriving business, with 35 years in the standby power and energy efficiency markets. We have a strong family management structure, and high standards of performance and ethics. We have a mature financial position. We trade from multiple locations around the UK, and you would be part of a team of circa 70 staff. We have robust staff development policies, and offer substantial opportunities for stable long term employment.
The jobs main areas of responsibility:-
Service & Maintenance:
Travelling all-round the UK, using your engineering and computer skills to carry out routine servicing work on a range of CHP’s in the range of 30kW – 400kW. This will be a mixture of scheduled service work and reactive work where you would be the first-responder to a breakdown on site. This part of the role requires you to be van based, and willing to operate all over the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, and Channel Islands. High mileage can be expected, and at times overnight stops will be necessary.
What We Are Looking For
1. Personal Skills
a) Positive mental attitude
b) Having the right to live and work in the UK
c) Self-motivated, and trustworthy to work effectively with minimal supervision
d) Good interpersonal skills
e) Good verbal and written presentation skills
f) Happy with high mileage driving, and working away from home
g) High standards of cleanliness and personal presentation
h) Ability to think on your feet, and function effectively in a fast moving business
i) Comfortable working in a driven and well-motivated team of very focused people
j) Sense of humour essential
2. Experience and Qualifications Essential
a) Minimum of 3 years relevant experience as a CHP service engineer, or similar role.
b) Strong practical knowledge of LTHW hot water systems, including practical experience of pumps, inverter drives, flow rates, delta T, boiler operations, and associated BMS controls
c) Strong practical electrical engineering knowledge of LV power generation and distribution systems
d) Practical knowledge of high level software based control systems such as Comap.
e) IT skills, fluent with Outlook, Excel and Word. Practical experience of using laptop based bespoke engine system analysis and control programmes such as Comap PC Suite / DSE Configuration Suite.
f) Ability to work with complex equipment such as flue gas analysers, digital water flow and temperature profiling devices.
a) Gas Safe qualification
b) IT/Broadband Network knowledge
c) Mechanical or Electrical Engineering qualification
d) IEE 17th Edition Qualified
e) CSCS card
f) Experience with building services plant such as boilers, HVAC, BMS
g) Knowledge of BMS protocol languages such as Modbus / Profibus / BACNet
h) Already own electrical and mechanical tool kit
a) Attractive salary – to commensurate with experience and qualifications (OTE £40k)
b) Participation in company-wide performance linked unlimited bonus scheme.
c) Fully flexible working hours are required, especially given the travelling that may be needed.
d) Company Vehicle, Company Phone and Laptop.
e) 25 days annual leave, increasing through company loyalty programme
To express an interest in this role, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org