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Field Service Engineer

We are looking for an experienced senior Generator Service/Project Engineer to join our growing close-knit team. As a Generator Engineer, you will have an integral role within the business, assisting in the delivery of the business’s on-site activities. You must be able to work independently or as part of a team to meet customer expectations and achieve our company goals. 

This role is based in Bromborough with the expectation to travel where needed, nights away will also be required on occasions. You will work under the operations/service department to carry out routine maintenance on company assets along with our customer’s own equipment ranging from 20kva – 3000kva, predominantly in the field but may be required to work in the service centre at Bromborough.  

The ideal candidate will be proficient in both electrical and mechanical maintenance.  

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • To cover all aspects of generator servicing including oil & filter changes and oil, fuel, and coolant sampling
  • To conduct load bank testing on generator units
  • To accurately fault-find and diagnose both mechanical and electrical issues
  • To work on a broad range of generator/engine brands including (but not limited to) Cummins, JCB, Caterpillar, Volvo, Scania, and Iveco
  • To be able to work independently on engines from 20kVA to 3000KVA
  • To complete all types of engine repairs (both mechanical and electrical)
  • Fuel pumps, engine belts, starter motors, fuel hoses, cooling systems, AVR’s etc. 
  • Batteries, battery chargers, water jacket heaters, starter cables, key switches etc. 
  • To be able to interrogate different control systems such as DSE, ComAp and DEIF
  • To understand changeover systems and synchronising of paired generators
  • To be able to complete or assist on mechanical engine rebuilds / top end overhauls
  • To be able to complete or assist on control panel upgrade works / retrofits
  • To demonstrate knowledge and experience of both mechanical and electrical skillsets
  • To understand/carry out the installation of both temporary & permanent Generator installations
 

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Good level of general education 
  • Minimum of 5 years previous experience with a reputable Generator organisation. 
  • Valid CSCS/ECS card 
  • Ability to manage own workload and establish priorities
  • Experience in working effectively as part of a team as well as independently 
  • Ability to solve problems with a positive attitude
  • Self-motivated and able to learn quickly
  • Strong attention to detail with high levels of accuracy 
  • Willingness to undertake further training as required for professional development
  • Able to liaise with customers professionally and convey information
  • Have an understanding that the critical power industry regularly operates within unsociable hours
 

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Working as part of a team on large-scale projects  
  • Brand-specific generator training courses 
  • Controls systems training courses
  • Experience with towing large trailers
  • C+E Driving licence 
  • Electrical qualifications – City & Guilds, 17th/18th edition 
  • BS7909 
 

Company Benefits

  • 28 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays) 
  • Modern and comfortable commercial company vehicle 
  • Mobile Phone 
  • Company Credit Card 
  • Company Laptop 
  • Job-specific tools and equipment 
  • Company pension scheme 
  • Regular overtime available for increased earning potential 
  • Potential for HGV qualifications C+E to include training on HIAB, ADR etc Note: This job description is not exhaustive and may be subject to change or modification at any time
  • Free or subsidised meals
  • Onsite Gym
 

Schedule

  • 8-hour shift 
  • Monday to Friday 
  • Night shift/on-call rota
  • Overtime if needed
  • Weekend availability
 

Licence/Certification

  • Driving Licence (required) 
  • BS 7909 (preferred) 
  • Electrical qualifications (required) 
  • Mechanical qualifications  
 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 per year. Plus overtime.  

Junior CAD Engineer

Pleavin Power is one of the UK’s largest independent generator companies with over five years of experience in the industry. 

Pleavin Power has grown in recent years and is ready for further expansion. This growth allows a Junior CAD engineer to join our depot in Bromborough. 

Based at our Bromborough HQ supporting the Projects & The Electrical and Commissioning Teams. 

Duties/Responsibilities

  • To produce detailed drawings, assembly drawings, construction/design drawings and bill of materials for Projects & Upgrades  
  • Preparing M&E drawings
  • Preparing layout drawings  
  • Prepare wiring diagrams/connection schematics  
  • Amending drawings (including schematics) to Engineers mark-ups
  • Preparation of Workshop drawings and production schedules
  • To produce parts lists and manuals as required by customers using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Assist with site visits and surveys where required related to the design/build of new or retro-fit control panels and systems
  • Update existing drawings and complete as built drawings, where required
  • Able to comply and maintain company’s CAD standards and workflows
 
Essential Skills & Experience
 
  • Good level of general education 
  • Good IT skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Working knowledge of preferred CAD packages 
  • Ability to manage own workload and establish priorities 
  • Experience of working effectively as part of a team as well as independently 
  • Ability to solve problems with a positive attitude 
  • Self-motivated and able to learn quickly 
  • Strong attention to detail with high levels of accuracy 
  • Willingness to undertake further training as required for professional development 
  • Able to liaise with customers professionally and convey information 
 
Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Experience of creating SLDs  
  • Experience of creating wiring diagrams  
  • Experience of creating layout drawings  
  • Experience working alongside project teams  
  • Hands on Electrical/ Mechanical and technical experience 
  • An understanding of mechanical engineering and workshop processes 
 

Company Benefits

  • 28 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Mobile Phone
  • Company Credit Card
  • Company Laptop
  • Job-specific tools and equipment
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free or subsidised meals
  • Onsite Gym
 
Schedule
 
  • 8-hour shift: 9am – 5pm 
  • Monday to Friday
 
Job Type: Full-time
 

Salary: £23,000 – £30,000 per year

 

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.