Careers

Get the opportunity to be the power behind the brand

When you work at Pleavin Power you get the opportunity to become the power behind the brand. Together we provide service, support and emergency response to the Critical, Prime and Standby Power markets. Here you will find a workplace that supports you. We ensure you have knowledge, skills and empowers you to continuously learn, grow and develop your career.

Pleavin Power Limited is one of the UK’s Leading Power Generation Service providers that has been delivering unrivalled service for over 4 years. We sell, rent, provide parts and service for equipment and engines to customers in various industries including HospitalsData-CentresPrime Power end-users and a wide range of CriticalPrime and Standby power systems applications.

Since 2017, when Pleavin Power was first established in Merseyside by Jack Pleavin, our name has conveyed integrityreliability and resourcefulness. Over the years, the company has grown as a result of a genuine commitment to earning customer loyalty and trust. We offer Generator Repairs, Generator Emergency Services, Reactive Response, Engine Refurbishment and alternator refurbishments.

With our broad product support infrastructure and unmatched service capabilities, we deliver services that enable customers to achieve the lowest operating costs while maximizing uptime and minimising equipment downtime.

There are many options for your career – where you have skills, we have opportunities.

Our people

Because there are so many options, you get to choose the path that best suits you. You will do something you love, and you will work with people you enjoy. And if you are in the right job, we know you will do the very best for our business and our customers.

We take pride in everything we do, when you join our team, you are out there on the ground servicing customers who rely on you to keep their business going. Most importantly, you will have a passion for power and love solving problems for customers.

We take training very seriously: our technicians have exceptional training, access to extensive training plans and opportunities so they are well-positioned to serve our customers. When you are on the job, it is good to know you have the support you need to successfully solve our customer’s issues. Plus you’re always learning, developing your skills and increasing your knowledge so you can move forward in your career.

Career possibilities

You might love being a mechanic today, but what if it starts to feel boring? Not a problem. We actively encourage people to make their careers whatever they want them to be. There are many places to go within Pleavin Power, and some people have had two or three careers without even leaving the company. In addition, you have the option of moving to other locations if you wish, try somewhere new or move back to your home town.

Our mechanics, electricians, supervisors and customer service advisors love serving our customers and are solely focused on results. They are also patient, taking time to make sure they are making the right decision. If they have a great idea, they make sure others consider it.

Generator Controls Engineer

The Role

Reporting to the Projects Leader, the successful candidate will be required to self-manage, oversee and undertake the full commissioning of 1000kWA to 2500kWA Diesel Reciprocating Engine Driven Generating plant and CHP (Combined Heat and Power) units, their control systems and associated ancillary equipment such as connected LTHW, MTHW cooling & heating circuits and assisting in the commissioning tie in of waste heat boiler signalling etc.

Undertake and Document client performance testing to ensure design targets are met & DNO witness testing to meet the requirements of G99/G100 regulations. 

On the job one to one bespoke training on our products & systems will be provided as necessary to monitor development as required. The training will be tracked for progress and competence with experience being gained from working with our own experienced Senior Controls Engineers on our current live projects.

Desired skills and experience:

• Electrical Engine controls knowledge / experience in a similar Engine & Systems Commissioning field is required for this role, and/or a time served Electro-Mechanical Engine experienced person with above average electrical skills may be considered

• Electrical / Mechanical Training and Experience with reciprocating engines preferred

• Mechanical engineering / building systems knowledge would also be advantageous as would any experience in working with power generation and Gas driven plant

• Scada knowledge would be an advantage

• Ability to read & understand mechanical & electrical schematic drawings and control philosophies is a necessity as is identifying any design deviations with the ability to amend and undertake any panel modifications as required.

• Must be fully Computer literate

• Good base knowledge of PLC control, IT systems and industry standard communications protocols advantageous & preferred

• Ability to travel and stay away from home on a regular basis

• Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines

Desired personal skills:

• Willingness to be flexible with time and job tasks

• Organised and self-motivated with a keen eye for detail

• Sense of humour

• Team player