OTE £40,000

CHP Service Engineer

Ref: 571| Posted: 14th May 2018

This vacancy is now closed

First 2 Recruit is working with our client in Hampshire who are looking to expand their team by adding a CHP Service Engineer on a full time, permanent basis. In return for your hard work you will receive  an attractive salary of £40,000 OTE.

This is an opportunity to join a thriving Gas engine CHP & Generator business, in an industry with a substantial future. The successful candidate is likely to be experienced with time served on the tools. Are you currently employed in this field, or do you have strong electrical and mechanical skills? if so, our client will offer all the training and support you need to excel in the role, with manufacturer courses, specialised role specific training, and of course our own internal learning programme.

Main areas of responsibility for this position:

  • Service & Maintenance
  • Working within the CHP Operations Department, you can expect a varied, and sometimes challenging, workload helping the team to maintain our young fleet of Tedom CHP plant. You will be carrying out routine servicing, fault diagnosis, engine rebuilds, complete system overhauls, and other tasks as required.
  • You will be van based, working from home in a role that will from time to time involve significant driving to suit the operational needs of the department. You will be working on a range of CHP’s from 30kW to 400kW that will require you to spend nights away from home.
  • You will be reporting to the Operations Manager.

What we are looking for:

  • Time Served, or Apprentice Trained. (Preferably within power generation, but other associated industries are welcomed).
  • Minimum 2 years field service experience in Power Generation, or a very similar field.
  • Practical experience with electrical fault finding.
  • Good PC skills, experience of Excel, and other Microsoft products at a user level.
  • Strong mechanical knowledge with spark ignition engines.
  • Self-motivated, and trustworthy to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • High standards of cleanliness & personal presentation.


  • Current (or expired in the past year) Gas Safe Qualifications - COCN1 and CGFE1.
  • 17th Edition or similar.
  • Experience with Comap Engine controllers.
  • Any previous experience with energy centre operation.
  • Any experience with Jenbacher, Caterpillar, Perkins, MTU, or other large stationary engine manufacturers.

Your Package:

  • Participation in company-wide performance linked unlimited bonus scheme.
  • Overnight allowances and quality accommodation when spending nights away.
  • Company target linked bonus scheme.
  • Company Vehicle, Company Phone and Laptop.
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing through company loyalty scheme.

To apply send your CV to or call on 01722 441 435

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