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Field Operations Engineer (South West)

£42k per year
Atlas Employment

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Role - Field Operations Engineer - SOUTH WEST REGION
Salary - £42,000 per annum plus bonus structure
Location - South West Region

Are you a Field Operations Engineer with working knowledge of reciprocating engines and experience within the power industry?
Atlas Employment are delighted to be working with one of our long-standing clients, who are now seeking experienced operation engineers to support their growing power generation portfolio of projects across the UK. The ideal candidate will have extensive hands on experience working with gas generators including working knowledge fault-finding, troubleshooting and maintenance.

Region Covers: Tunbridge Wells, Basildon, Harlow, Stevenage, Luton, Leighton Buzzard, St Albans, Peterborough

What will you be doing as a Field Operations Engineer?

  • Being a safety advocate, projecting and expecting the highest standards of operational health and safety
  • Working closely with the Senior Operations Engineer, and third-party service providers to plan, coordinate and perform timely maintenance activities on all of the companies generating assets
  • Liaising directly with the maintenance team, office staff, senior management, sub-contractors, suppliers and security
  • Fault finding and troubleshooting generation assets throughout the company's portfolio
  • Assisting with planning and scheduling periodic maintenance, work orders and defect rectification to maximise gas utilisation, electrical output and plant availability
  • Assisting with management and maintenance of all associated equipment and keeping accurate maintenance records up to date, including computerised maintenance management software (CMMS)
  • Sharing responsibility for call out cover, and where necessary, attending site for unplanned breakdowns to bring plant online with minimal downtime
  • Reviewing engine and plant performance data and business Key Performance Indicators and providing feedback to management
  • Conducting operation and routine planned maintenance of natural gas fuelled spark ignition reciprocating engines and electricity generating sets (typically V12's, V16's & V20's) from manufacturers such as MWM/Deutz, Jenbacher, MTU, Cummins & Caterpillar
  • Also conducting operation and routine planned maintenance of process instrumentation and controls and ancillary equipment
  • Keeping up to date with emerging applicable legislation, technology and good industry practice

You should apply for the role of Field Operations Engineer if you have…

  • A minimum qualification of ONC level or qualified by experience within Plant Engineering
  • A gas safe registration, CITB and IOSH Managing Safely - desirable but not essential
  • Working knowledge of CMMS operations
  • Experience working with combustion engines including base-load power generation plant and equipment
  • Extensive, hands-on experience of reciprocating gas generators, including extensive knowledge of maintenance and troubleshooting of assets
  • Detailed experience of Internal Combustion Engines, to include base-load power generation plant and equipment
  • A detailed understanding of MWM, Jenbacher, MTU, Cummins or Caterpillar gas engine management and control systems, and operation and maintenance of such plants
  • Knowledge of peaking engine projects and asset management software and systems would be an advantage
  • Experience supervising third party contractors or other engineers
  • Good mechanical/electrical fault diagnosis abilities
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office
  • The ability to work individually and as part of a team in a start-up environment
  • Ability to work calmly whilst under pressure
  • Full driving license and ability to travel

Easy transport routes from; Tunbridge Wells, Basildon, Harlow, Stevenage, Luton, Leighton Buzzard, St Albans, Peterborough, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Colchester, Chelmsford, Maidstone

Job Type - Permanent
Status - Full-Time
Ref.No - AW612

If you think you may be a suitable candidate for the Operations Engineer role, please contact Alex Walton at Atlas Employment

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordanc

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