CHP Engine Maintenance Engineer

Job Description

CHP Engine Maintenance Engineer role (Mechanical with an understanding of electrical Connection and fault finding) is suited to an Engineer who is keen to move into a new field of Engineering in which you will be trained to maintain CHP Engines at 3 commercial grower sites on the Essex/Hertfordshire border. You will receive training on the CHP Engines but you will need to have acquired mechanical engineering experience to date, perhaps in a Maintenance role or perhaps you have completed an apprenticeship as an HGV Fitter, Auto Electrician or in another Engineering discipline and you want the added stimulation of working on complex engines with full training and support provided to augment your existing engineering knowledge.

Basic salary for apprentice-served Engineer requiring training in CHP Engine technology is £29,120 plus £5,460 with just 5 hours of overtime per week plus £2,380 per annum for being on call out rota, whether you are called out or not. The rota is normally 1 weekend in 3. So typical first year earnings would be £36,960 plus fully expensed vehicle, training, tools, pension and 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays. 

If you have a positive attitude, a genuine enthusiasm for Engineering and an unquenchable thirst to learn, this could be the role that you have been seeking.

Highly organised and self-motivated, you are someone who can adopt routine procedures and who has an attention for detail.

Once trained, the CHP Engine Maintenance Engineer will perform the following duties:

• Routine servicing of equipment, including gas engine, generator, CO2 Catalyst and heat recovery systems.
• Breakdown repairs.
• Fault finding on equipment.
• Identification of parts required to resolve fault issues.
• Completion of Record Documentation and Job Sheets.

The CHP Maintenance Engineer will report to the Service Manager and respond to company remote Service Desk and will be able to communicate well at all levels, with Directors, other work colleagues, suppliers and customers.

An engineering qualification or completion of an engineering apprenticeship is strongly desirable in a Mechanical discipline and you should have a full clean driving licence and be computer literate, being competent in the use of Excel/Word/Outlook.

Full time hours are 8 per day, normally 8.00 am - 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday.
Holidays are 25 pa plus statutory and the client contributes 3% to the employee’s 1% for Pension.
A company funded van and mobile phone is also provided as well as any specialist tools.