Heavy Engine Maintenance Engineer

  • Job Reference: 25433-0323
  • Date Posted: 26 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Pinnacle Recruitment & Selection
  • Location: Waltham Abbey, Essex
  • Salary: £35,000 to £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary+Overtime+Van+25 days hol(+B/H)+Pension
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: David Scarlett
  • Email: david@pinnacle-recruit.com
  • Telephone: 01376 347500

Job Description

Multi skilled  Heavy Engine Maintenance Engineer  ( Mechanical with an understanding of electrical Connection and fault finding) required .The candidate will have a company vehicle and will maintain Gas Engines (generating sets) and all Auxiliaries involved at  Power plant installations at three commercial greenhouse grower sites in the Waltham Abbey area. The candidate would be given two to three months training on the machinery depending on experience before they are able to work independently.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has performed a similar role with heavy engines/gensets, perhaps, in the marine and/or energy sectors. We would also consider candidates experienced in maintaining heavy plant/HGV’s who may be interested in cross training in CHP engine technology.


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


There is also a requirement to enter into a weekend call out rota (I weekend in 3).

Duties of the  Maintenance Engineer will include:

• 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 successful candidate will report to the Area Supervisor 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.

You should have a full clean driving licence and be computer literate, being competent in the use of Excel/Word/Outlook. Anyone with experience of the following engine types will be of particular interest:

Cummins, Jenbacher, CAT, Man, Deutz, MTU.

Highly competitive basic salary plus call standby duty and overtime payments.
Full time hours are 8 per day, normally 8.00 am – 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday. 
Holidays are 25 pa plus statutory and pension. A company funded van and mobile phone is also provided as well as any specialist tools.



Field Service Engineer, Service Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Site Engineer, CHP Engineer