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Job Title: Yard Engineer

Reports To: Workshop Foreman 

Hours: Full-Time 

Location: Midlands 

Job Purpose

This is an excellent opportunity to work with the largest generator specialist in the South, based at our Midlands depot, which is situated between Cannock and Wolverhampton.

You will support the Service team in the preparation, testing and repair of electrical equipment both on our premises, and external sites throughout the UK. You will be liaising with both external customers and various departments within Power Electrics so excellent communication and customer service skills are paramount.

Key Tasks & Main Duties

  1. Carry out Pre-Delivery Inspections on the rental fleet, including but not limited to; generators; fuel tanks; cables; trailers and ancillary equipment.
  2. Identify defects and carry out repairs where required.
  3. Carry out generator load testing as required.
  4. Where required assist with on-site support including but not limited to; installations; breakdowns; collecting parts.
  5. Provide 24/7 on-call support as part of a rota basis.
  6. Provide general assistance in the yard where required, including loading and offloading equipment and operating a forklift truck. (following suitable training)
  7. Comply with the Company's Health & Safety and Environmental Policies, including carrying out general housekeeping to ensure work areas are kept tidy.
  8. Comply with all aspects of the Company’s ISO standards: Quality management - ISO 9001:2015 / Environmental - ISO 14001: 2015 / Occupational health and safety management - ISO 45001:2018, proactively contributing to the company’s continuous improvement programme.

Skills & Experience Required

  1. Possess a relevant qualification in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering/Diesel Fitting/ Plant i.e. City & Guilds, BTEC or equivalent

OR to have served/completed an approved apprenticeship in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering


OR proven experience servicing and repairing generator sets, predominantly FG Wilson, Cummins etc. - ESSENTIAL


  1. Previous experience within the rental industry is preferable.


  1. Previous experience of generator control systems such as ComAp, Deep Sea is preferable.


  1. 17th / 18th Edition qualification (City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671: 2018) preferable


  1. Forklift Licence advantageous, however training can be given

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.


23 days holiday plus bank holidays, company pension scheme, private medical and life assurance schemes.


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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