Generator Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1286084559-2
  • Date Posted: 4 April 2024
  • Employer: MPI Limited
  • Location: Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary: £38,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

MPI have a requirement for a Generator Engineer to work full time on site in Fareham, Hampshire in a full time role.

Responsible to Senior Generator Engineer

Standard Hours: 40 hours per week, from 08:00 to 16:30, Monday to Friday

Rate of pay is dependant on the level of experience that you bring to the role and will be discussed at the time of submission. Starting at £38K

Our Client is looking for engineers who have experience of Control Systems (upgrading & fault finding control panels & reconfiguring controllers) and would perhaps be considered senior engineers.

Purpose of role:

The primary purpose of this role is to perform servicing, remedial and repair works to diesel generators and associated equipment. These responsibilities extend to work conducted both in the workshop and at customer sites across the South Coast, and occasionally further afield.

As a Generator Engineer, you will also play a crucial role in building strong customer relationships and will uphold our Company s professional image while consistently exceeding customer expectations.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

Perform standard servicing and routine maintenance on a diverse range of standby diesel generators and associated electrical equipment

Conduct comprehensive fault diagnosis in both mechanical and electrical disciplines and implement necessary repairs

Carry out load bank testing, fuel testing & polishing procedures

Conduct site surveys & inspections of generator sets, and associated equipment

Assist with the installation and commissioning of various standby power equipment

Install and connect both planned and emergency hire generator sets

Ensure the prompt and accurate completion all job reports, providing detailed information

Offer expert recommendations to ensure jobs are completed professionally and within specified timelines

Participate in the callout rota for addressing out of hours issues

Mentor and provide on the job training and supervision to Apprentices and Generator


Other general administrative duties such as:

Provide technical assistance to internal departments and customers as needed

Identify & report additional sales opportunities, including parts & labour pricing

Assist the Senior Engineer with monitoring and compliance of the Health and Safety Regulations, including workshop risk assessments & COSHH data sheets

Within the business

Achieve and strive to exceed productivity levels as set out by the Company

Adhere to the Company Handbook, Company Policies & Procedures

Adhere to Limitations of Authority

Adhere to Health & Safety

Undertake training as appropriate to fulfil the requirements of the role

Participate in any other duties as commensurate with the responsibilities of the role

Maintain a professional and strong working relationship with all employees and managers

Understand the company s ethos, the purpose of the business and maintain company confidentiality at all times.

This is not intended to be an exhaustive or definitive list; you may be required to carry out other duties as required.

Job Profile:

This job profile gives a summary of the company s view of the minimum qualifications, skills, abilities and experience along with any other criteria that you must meet in order to successfully carry out the role outlined within this Job Description. The criteria assigned to this role may change from time to time with the needs of the business, in the event of which you will be consulted by your Line Manager to discuss any changes that may emerge, including any training that you may require.

Where criteria are listed as mandatory, you must meet these criteria in order to qualify for the role. If criteria are marked as desirable, then these may be used as part of a selection process to determine the most suitable person for the role and may also be used to determine any future training requirements.


A recognised Mechanical/Engineering apprenticeship or level 3 NVQ, BTEC or City and Guilds in plant maintenance, mechanical engineering or suitably related engineering discipline or has demonstrable experience working as a diesel generator engineer.

Full UK Driving Licence

Has experience working in a Field Engineer role


Previous electrical knowledge and/or experience working with high voltage

18th edition Electrical installations BS7671 certified


Has experience of working with UPS and associated equipment

You will need to be able to obtain Security Clearance, therefore you must have resided in the UK for minimum of 3 years and hold a UK Driving License.