Field Service Technician - West Region - Mechanical/Planned Maintenance

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Join the UK’s leading renewable energy generator of low carbon power from captured landfill and mineral methane. Infinis generates most of its electricity by capturing thousands of tonnes of methane from its sites and uses that resource to generate low carbon electricity.

We are making significant progress in our solar and battery storage operations, which means there’s plenty of opportunity for you to grow. We are committed to growth by investing in renewable electricity generation, and proud to support the UK’s journey to net zero by 2050.

About the role

As a Field Service Technician, you will join a skilled mechanical team that perform comprehensive Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) on our fleet of gas reciprocating engines. You will help spot early warning signs of engine malfunctions and raise corrective work orders to ensure maximum availability of gas and related plant through trouble shooting and fault rectification.

You will cover sites around the Swindon, Newbury and Bicester area working a Mon – Fri 40-hour week.    

Job outline

  • Service, diagnose and repair gas reciprocating engines on Captured Landfill Methane, Coal Mine Methane and Power Response generation sets, gas plants, flares, and Balance of Plant
  • Identifying malfunctions against agreed company technical standards, and raise work orders to allow the effective and efficient resolution preventing engine downtime
  • Monitor the work of contractors attending the repair of power generation equipment
  • Consult with the gas field team to assist in resolving issues affecting compliance
  • Document site visits, complete service reports, booking parts out as used
  • 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.

Is this job for you?

  • Do you have mechanical or engineering qualifications, apprenticeship trained, educated to NVQ or HNC level or equivalent, qualified by experience or time-served
  • You have gas engine knowledge on Jenbacher, Caterpillar or MWM engines, full training will be provided if you have a mechanical / engine experience
  • You are experienced in stripping, repairing, and testing engines to component level
  • You are safety conscience with strong problem-solving skills and are a great team player
  • You have a Full UK driving license, preferably with field based experience.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary plus bonus opportunity – target up to 15% of salary paid quarterly and annually
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme with 6% employer contribution
  • Company van & fuel card which can be used for personal use
  • Green benefits offering a discount on domestic solar panels & EV car charging points
  • Employee Assistance Programme, including an app which enables virtual appointments with GP's and mental health counsellors.

Why us

Our company vision is simple, but very powerful. We’re focused on generating a low carbon future. That’s all about making the most of clean, emission-free generating technology, and reducing any indirect emissions that come from our supply chain.

At Infinis, we believe that success is achieved through a culture of passion and engagement. We aim to reduce inequalities, foster diversity and inclusion in our workforce, and give back to our communities.

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