Generator Engineer




Waste Management, Recycling & Power


£33,000 to £39,000 Per Annum


+ Vehicle + OT



Contract Type:


Generator Engineer
Based inYorkshire
£33,000 - £36,000

Alecto Recruitment are looking for experienced Field Service Generator Engineers or similar, located or around the North working for our client in the Power Generation Industry.

£16-19 per hour
Contract Permanent, Full Time
* Company bonus scheme
* Private medical insurance
* 25 days holiday plus bank
* Holidays
* Company vehicle

Generator Engineer Duties
* To cover all aspects of generator servicing including oil & filter changes and oil, fuel, and coolant sampling.
* To conduct load bank testing on customer owned generator units.
* To accurately fault find and diagnose both mechanical and electrical issues.
* To work on a broad range of generator / engine brands including (but not limited to) Cummins, Perkins, Caterpillar, John Deere, Volvo, Scania, Iveco, Dorman.
* To be able to work independently on engines from 2kVA to 2.5mVA.
* To complete all types of engine repairs (both mechanical and electrical).
* Fuel pumps, engine belts, starter motors, fuel hoses, cooling systems, AVM's etc.
* Batteries, battery chargers, water jacket heaters, starter cables, key-switches etc.
* To be able to interrogate different control systems such as DSE, ComAp and DEIF.
* To understand changeover systems.
* To be able to complete or assist on mechanical engine rebuilds / top end overhauls.
* To be able to complete or assist on control panel upgrade works / retrofits.
* To demonstrate knowledge and experience of both mechanical and electrical skill sets.

Generator Engineer profile
* Previous experience in similar generator services companies or within the power generation industry
* Valid CSCS/ECS card
* Ability to manage own workload and establish priorities
* Experience of working effectively as part of a team as well as independently
* Ability to solve problems with a positive attitude
* Self-motivated and able to learn quickly
* Able to liaise with customers professionally and convey information
* Brand specific generator training courses - Desirable
* Electrical qualifications - City & Guilds, 17th/18th edition - Desirable

To apply for this role please send your CV to or call 01329 221 399 for more information.

Equally if this role would not be of interest to you but may be for a suitable friend or colleague, we can offer paid referral fees for successful placements.