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    Generator Engineer

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    Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £38,000 per annum

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    01952 201342

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​MPI are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer for our client in Fareham, Hampshire.

This is a full time, permanent position working 40 hours per week 8am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday.

Salary is £30,000 to £38,000 and is dependent on experience.  

Purpose of role:
The primary purpose of this role is to perform servicing, remedial and repair works to diesel generators and associated equipment. These responsibilities extend to work conducted both in the workshop and at customer sites across the South Coast, and occasionally further afield.
As a Generator Engineer, you will also play a crucial role in building strong customer relationships and will uphold our Company’s professional image while consistently exceeding customer expectations.
Main tasks and responsibilities:
Perform standard servicing and routine maintenance on a diverse range of standby diesel generators and associated electrical equipment
Conduct comprehensive fault diagnosis in both mechanical and electrical disciplines and implement necessary repairs
Carry out load bank testing, fuel testing & polishing procedures
Conduct site surveys & inspections of generator sets, and associated equipment
Assist with the installation and commissioning of various standby power equipment
Install and connect both planned and emergency hire generator sets
Ensure the prompt and accurate completion all job reports, providing detailed information
Offer expert recommendations to ensure jobs are completed professionally and within specified timelines
Participate in the callout rota for addressing out of hours issues
Mentor and provide on the job training and supervision to Apprentices and Generator
Other general administrative duties such as:
Provide technical assistance to internal departments and customers as needed
Identify & report additional sales opportunities, including parts & labour pricing
Assist the Senior Engineer with monitoring and compliance of the Health and Safety Regulations, including workshop risk assessments & COSHH data sheets
Within the business
Achieve and strive to exceed productivity levels as set out by the Company
Adhere to the Company Handbook, Company Policies & Procedures
Adhere to Limitations of Authority
Adhere to Health & Safety
Undertake training as appropriate to fulfil the requirements of the role
Participate in any other duties as commensurate with the responsibilities of the role
Maintain a professional and strong working relationship with all employees and managers
Understand the company’s ethos, the purpose of the business and maintain company confidentiality at all times.
This is not intended to be an exhaustive or definitive list; you may be required to carry out other duties as required.

Job Profile:
This job profile gives a summary of the company’s view of the minimum qualifications, skills, abilities and experience along with any other criteria that you must meet in order to successfully carry out the role outlined within this Job Description. The criteria assigned to this role may change from time to time with the needs of the business, in the event of which you will be consulted by your Line Manager to discuss any changes that may emerge, including any training that you may require.
Where criteria are listed as mandatory, you must meet these criteria in order to qualify for the role. If criteria are marked as desirable, then these may be used as part of a selection process to determine the most suitable person for the role and may also be used to determine any future training requirements.

A recognised Mechanical/Engineering apprenticeship or level 3 NVQ, BTEC or City and Guilds in plant maintenance, mechanical engineering or suitably related engineering discipline or has demonstrable experience working as a diesel generator engineer.
Full UK Driving Licence
Has experience working in a Field Engineer role


Previous electrical knowledge and/or experience working with high voltage
18th edition Electrical installations BS7671 certified
Has experience of working with UPS and associated equipment