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Job Description: Lead Electrical Service Engineer (London region)
Job Title:

Lead Electrical Service Engineer (London region)

Reports to:

Service Manager


Home/Field based with regular travel to customer premises, installations, head office/depot and suppliers based within the UK.

Main purpose of the role

Maintenance and installation of diesel generators either in situ at customer premises or based in the workshop. Motor vehicle provided. Mechanical and electrical engineering knowledge and knowledge of diesel generators essential.

In edition to the above we are looking for a candidate who has a strong electrical knowledge of backup generator systems.

Main Duties:
  • Carry out minor and major services to diesel engine generator sets at customer sites

  • Visit customer sites to perform site surveys in order to assist in project design and proposals

  • Visit customer sites to perform, but not limited to, diesel generator installations

  • Visit customer sites to perform commissioning in liaison with electrical contractors

  • Emergency call outs to customer breakdowns

  • Ad hoc tasks within the workshop

  • Ensure Company vehicle is maintained in line with the Company Vehicle Policy

  • Attendance at relevant product training courses

  • Control system wiring

  • PLC / Deep Sea / Deif programming work

  • Any other relevant duties as may be required from time to time


Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

IEE regs  - 18th Edition (beneficial)

Part P (beneficial)


You will be an experienced generator field service engineer with strong knowledge both electrically and mechanically of one or more of the following diesel generators: FG Wilson, MWM Detuz, Broadcrown, SDMO, CAT, Cummins, Aska, Mitsubishi, John Deere, Perkins, Scania, Atlas Copco etc…

An engineer with experience in gas generation would be of interest to us but this is not essential.


An industry competitive salary that would reflect the knowledge and experience that can be demonstrated throughout the interview process.

There would be an initial screening interview by PPSPower's Managing Director followed by an in-depth discussion around technical knowledge and capabilities via a video interview by our Service Director.