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Unscheduled Service Technician

Unscheduled Service Technician

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  • Permanent
  • UK
  • 37200 £ / Year

Hernshead Recruitment

About the role:
My client is looking for an expert in tackling engine breakdowns, rising to the challenge of fault finding, getting to the root cause of problems on our fleet of four stroke gas combustion engines. You will be confident in stripping and rebuilding engines to ensure maximum availability of gas and related plant through trouble shooting and fault rectification.


  • Attend breakdown call outs to perform comprehensive engine strip and repairs on our fleet gas reciprocating engines, mainly Jenbacher and CATERPILLAR gensets
  • Identifying failures against agreed company technical standards, and raises work orders to allow the effective and efficient resolution
  • Monitor the work of contractors who attend the repair of power generation equipment, gas process plant and Balance of Plant
  • Ensuring that all work dispatched by the Logistics Centre is completed efficiently and to the required standard, reporting your location and job status on a timely basis
  • Document site visits, complete service reports, booking parts out in real time and reporting actual shortfalls to maintain van stock
  • Ensuring you are qualified and trained for the tasks you undertake and that you comply with the Company’s procedures, HSQE policies and relevant legislation
  • Ensuring all equipment and processes comply with legislation, permits and the company’s HSQE requirements


  • Engineering, mechanical, vehicle, manufacturing, marine, plant, generator or agricultural mechanical maintenance experience or qualifications
  • Gas combustion engine knowledge on Jenbacher, Caterpillar or MWM engines, full training will be provided if you have mechanical engine rebuild experience
  • Experienced in stripping, repairing, and fault finding on engines to component level
  • The shift pattern includes 2 weekends and start times rotate on a weekly basis at 5am, 8am, 11am and 3pm with every 5th week as a rest week including a weekend
  • Hold a full UK driving license, preferably with field-based experience. 
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