Operations & Maintenance Engineer

Recruiter
Vital Energi
Location
York
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description The Company: VEUL is at the forefront of delivering centralised efficient low carbon energy solutions across public, private residential, retail and commercial sectors throughout the UK. We operate in a rapidly expanding vibrant market for Heat and Power solutions. We design, install, operate, maintain and own environmentally friendly energy generation; and distribution systems. The Opportunity: Vital Energi Utilities Limited (VEUL) is one of the UK’s market leaders in delivering centralised community energy projects. As a result of our continuing success & extensive growth in all business sectors, we now have an exceptional opportunity for a field based Operations and Maintenance Engineer, ideally living within a 20 mile radius of York. Responsibilities will include operating and maintaining industrial hot water and steam boilers along with associated plant and equipment to ensure a reliable and continuous supply of heat/steam at our client’s sites. The Role: •Carry out reactive & preventative maintenance calls as per operational requirements. •Respond to emergency call outs. This is on a scheduled rota basis. •Operate and maintain plant in a professional & safe manner, in accordance with company’s standards and expectations. Use of and updating of relevant IT/IS tools, that are required by the demand of this role. •The role will be field based within the York area, but travel outside of this area may be required, due to operational demand. •A full UK driving licence and a proactive flexible approach to working hours are therefore essential. The Person: You will ideally be multi-skilled & experienced in operating and maintaining industrial hot water and steam boilers, chiller & AC equipment in an industrial environment, or similar. Knowledge and experience of Energy Centre processes and supporting distribution systems; would be desirable, but not essential. Ideal attributes desired are: •Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical experience/background. •Working knowledge of control/ plant monitoring systems, along with fault diagnostics. experience on low, medium voltage and control systems. •Sound technical knowledge of Steam systems. •The ability to read design specifications/ technical drawings. •17th Edition Electrical and/ or an appropriate mechanical engineering qualification having served a recognised apprenticeship. •Gas Safe certification. •A good level of IT/computer literacy. •Proven Gas Burner knowledge and experience. •Excellent organisational skills and the ability to effectively prioritise, in a proactive & self-initiated manner. The Package: •Competitive salary plus stand-by and on-call rota payment. •Use of company van, for business use only. •Contributory Company Pension Scheme. •Non-contributory death-in-service insurance. •33 Days Holiday including Bank Holidays. Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Vital Energi Utilities Ltd is not accepting unsolicited CVs from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. CVs submitted to any Vital Energi Utilities Ltd employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Vital Energi Utilities Ltd. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you. Applications will be processed within 28 days of receipt. If you have not heard from us within this time period it will mean that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. Thanks you for your interest in Vital Energi