Senior Service Engineer UK Resident

Senior Service Engineer UK Resident

Centrax is seeking two UK Resident Senior Service Engineers to provide an efficient and effective service to our Customer Support Division. The post is predominantly UK based but overseas working may be required. The post will be home based although you will be expected to attend the Newton Abbot site on occasion. Start date will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening.

Centrax is seeking two UK Resident Senior Service Engineers to provide an efficient and effective service to our Customer Support division. The post is predominantly UK based but overseas working may be required. The post will be home based although you will be expected to attend the Newton Abbot site on occasion. Start date will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening.

Role

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 using 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 Skills & Knowledge

  • Qualified to HNC/HND level in Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering
  • Gas Turbine removal, strip and installation
  • Gas Turbine in depth fault diagnosis and repair, 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
  • Supervision and control of sub-contractors, to ensure that the work is completed to the necessary quality standard and timescale
  • 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
  • Awareness of the health & safety of yourself and of others including identifying hazards, carrying out risk assessments and preparing method statements
  • Full driving licence valid in the UK

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary plus On Call Supplement
  • Service Vehicle
  • 25 days holiday plus Statutory Bank Holidays
  • Death in Service & Medical Benefits
  • Pension Scheme

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 September 2019

Whilst applications from persons meeting all of the Essential Skills and Knowledge criteria are invited, applicants must also be working in the UK or already have the right to do so.

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