Diesel Generator Service Engineer – Field Based or Depot Based

  • Job Reference: PR/001129 - MH
  • Date Posted: 9 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Accord Management Services
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: £24,200 to £36,400
  • Bonus/Benefits: Company Vehicle + Pension
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Matthew Hart
  • Email: matt@accordjobs.com
  • Telephone: 0161 613131

Job Description

SALARY:         £24,200 - £36,400 basic + lots of overtime, company vehicle, 20 days paid holidays, pension 

LOCATION:    Newcastle 

Diesel Generator Sets, Emergency Diesel Standby Power, Mobile Diesel Sets, Diesel Engines 

To be suitable for this role you must have experience with the service and repair of diesel generators and larger diesel engines. 

The company specialise in diesel generators used by construction, rail, infrastructure, contractors, as well as a lot of seasonal projects including providing the power for marquees, shows, exhibitions, events as well as to provide power for emergency use including weather, mains power failure or the need for a short term raise in power requirements. 

Your role will include surveying the site looking at the suitability of the area to place a generator, access, noise considerations, distance to run the cables, potential for damage from large plant, diggers, cars etc. 

Installation of the unit, depending on your qualifications, connecting the units. Starting and running up to power.  

Field service, usually major services are timed for end of a contract and uplifting to the depot, however, for longer term unit completing periodic servicing.   

Breakdown repair, usually due to clients allowing the units to run out of fuel or not resetting the emergency stop button, however, there will be an opportunity for more complex fault finding and repair.   

During quiet periods you may be working from the depot completing more in-depth servicing and occasionally stripping units to the crank and rebuilding to factory specifications. 

To be suitable for this role you must have experience of rebuilding and servicing diesel generator sets, you may be ex-military, Reme, working on the deep sea shipping, marine, navy or worked for a plant hire business, generator hire company, diesel gen set manufacturer. 

Contact: In the first instance please send your CV to Matt Hart

ELIGIBILITY: All vacancies advertised are based in the UK. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK and we will therefore only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the EU.

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