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Power Electrics Expands Hybrid Fleet with £4m Investment

Workshop Generator Engineer

Job Title: Workshop Generator Engineer        

Hours: Full Time

Location: Bristol

Background: Power Electrics are one of the largest Independent specialist generator companies in the UK, providing standby and emergency power to meet the demands of a wide variety of applications and sectors.  We are expanding rapidly, with new business contracts and an urgent need to recruit experienced engineers to join our teams. We work across many sectors, with an increasing number of clients including the MOD, NHS, police, utilities and facilities management companies.

We need employees with the skills, experience and passion to drive our company forward and further increase growth. So if you have an eye for delivering high-quality service, why not join us at this exciting time?

The roles

Reporting into our operations managers in Service and Rental Hire, our Bristol Workshop engineering teams are at the heart of our workshop operations, covering the preparation, testing and repair of diesel generator sets. Technical competence will be paramount with daily responsibilities to include PDI, service, maintenance and repair of diesel generators and associated equipment, and some yard work involved (fork lift truck offloading etc).

Successful applicants will have a strong mechanical and electrical background and will be comfortable working on a range of diesel engines and control panels.

Some flexibility will be needed, as the role entails providing call-out cover for generator breakdowns on a rota system (full training will be given).

Skills, experience & qualifications we are looking for

  • Experience in Mechanical Engineering (motor vehicle engineering studies / motor vehicle systems / transport maintenance / mechanics)
  • Time served via a national Mechanical and or Electrical apprenticeship; Alternatively, a City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 qualification or similar in mechanical or electrical engineering

Are you the ideal candidate?

You may very well have an engineering background in HM Armed Forces, Marine or HGVs. You will be a natural problem solver with a pragmatic, methodical and practical approach, combined with accuracy and attention to detail. You will also have excellent communication skills and be able to build strong and lasting relationships with colleagues and clients. We need people who are happy to enhance team capability, share knowledge and help others.

It goes without saying that having the willingness to travel to customer sites and being confident in dealing with changing and challenging environments are key elements to success.

In return, we can offer a competitive salary package to match your skills and experience, generous holiday allowance increasing with length of service, free life assurance, private health scheme membership and inclusion into the Company salary sacrifice pension scheme.

We have our own on-site technical training workshop with qualified instructors and can give you excellent training opportunities to develop your professional experience and knowledge, working with a diverse client base and our expert team supporting you throughout your career.


Please note: We carry out DBS checks on our workforce due to the nature of our work and any offer is dependent on satisfactory references being obtained.

Power Electrics (Bristol) Ltd are an equal opportunities employer



If you do not hear from us within 10 days of the closing date, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

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