Senior Service Engineer – Ireland

Senior Service Engineer – Ireland

Centrax is seeking a Senior Service Engineer based in Southern Ireland to provide an efficient and effective service to our Customer Support Division, principally in Ireland, with the flexibility to travel to customer sites within the UK and overseas if required. Start date will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening.

Centrax is seeking a Senior Service Engineer based in Southern Ireland to provide an efficient and effective service to our Customer Support Division, principally in Ireland, with the flexibility to travel to customer sites within the UK and overseas if required. Start date will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening.

Main Duties

To carry out all aspects of service and maintenance activities to ensure the highest quality of support for the customer at all times. The role is multi-disciplined and includes mechanical, electrical and electronic skills. The work is usually carried out at the customer’s site so the engineer must be able to work on their own initiative and with minimal supervision. As a senior engineer you must also demonstrate leadership, a willingness to accept responsibility and the ability to supervise, control and develop other engineers.

Responsibilities

  • Attending site to carry out regular maintenance inspections.
  • Fault diagnosis and repair on all Centrax supplied equipment.
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with the customer.
  • Available for direct customer contact out of hours including weekends on an ‘On-call’ rota basis. This involves providing technical support and mobilisation out of hours.
  • You will need to be available for weekend working for up to two weekends in four.
  • Ability to adequately plan and prepare for allocated tasks both for yourself and for others.
  • Preparation of accurate reports and timesheets using the current Centrax system.
  • Work within the current quality management system requirements.
  • Supervision, control and development of other engineers.
  • Assisting Service Supervision to plan, prepare and delegate work.
  • Supervision and control of sub-contractors, to ensure that the work is completed to the necessary quality standard and timescale.

Essential Requirements

  • Qualified to HNC/HND level in Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Siemens 501 engine removal and installation, including calibration and performance test.
  • Siemens 501 engine strip, repair and rebuild to turbine 2nd stage vane level.
  • Siemens 501 engine bearing replacements.
  • In depth fault diagnosis and repair on any Centrax supplied equipment, including Digital control systems and main reduction gearbox.
  • Basic fault diagnosis and knowledge on equipment not supplied by Centrax but associated with the CHP installation.
  • Vibration survey on engine, gearbox and generator, the analysis of the results, and the recommendation of any corrective action as necessary.
  • Principles of operation for Gas Turbines Engines and advantages of CHP installations.
  • Knowledge and experience of High Voltage Generator control, protection and Synchronising.
  • Methods and systems of emissions control.
  • Understand the differences between various maintenance contracts and the resulting consequences for both the customer and Centrax.
  • Understand the Companies' Policies on health & safety, quality, and the environment and ensure that other Centrax employees work within these policies.
  • Be aware of the health & safety of yourself and of others, identify hazards, carry out a risk assessment and prepare a method statement.
  • Passport valid for worldwide travel.
  • Full Driving Licence valid in Ireland and the UK.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Pension scheme
  • Limited health cover
  • Death in Service benefit
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory days

Please provide a full CV when applying and also provide an explanation for any gaps in your employment history where applicable, along with your salary expectations.

Closing Date for applications: 30 June 2021

Whilst applications from persons meeting all of the essential requirements are invited, applicants must also be working within Southern Ireland or already have the right to do so and, where required, must be able to relocate at short notice and at their own expense.

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For Recruiters:
At Centrax we know the precise type of person who would flourish in our business. As such we won’t consider speculative or unsolicited CVs from agencies whether emailed to Centrax employees or the HR team.
We only use agencies who have signed up to our preferred supplier list and have an understanding of our business. Only our selected recruitment partners will earn a fee where we have instructed them directly within a specific remit.

Date of Advertisement: 13 May 2021
Vacancy Ref. 2115

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