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GSK - Irvine On Site Senior Engineer


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Centrica has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Engineer to join our ENER-G business working on site at GSK Irvine. ENER-G is a leading provider of sustainable and energy efficient solutions to clients in many private and public sector industries. We have a history of sustained growth and we have excellent opportunities for further significant expansion both in the UK and overseas.

The Role

The Senior Engineer will primarily be responsible for supervising the operation of the Combined Heat & Power plants at the GSK Irvine site. This will include planning workloads, liaising with GSK on all on-going PPM/any reactive works, ensuring Group HS&E compliance is followed and guaranteeing maximum operating levels at all times. As well as having technical skills to enable you to carry out routine inspection/troubleshooting of the CHP plant, you will be required to have experience of managing sub-contractors and service engineers, produce Risk Assessments and any administration duties associated with the successful running of the plant.

The Person

We are looking for the new Senior Engineer to have in-depth knowledge of Caterpillar and Perkins gas driven Genset’s and of building management systems, energy management and electrical/ mechanical engineering including COCN1 in gas safety and gas pipe installation along with a minimum of a mechanical craft qualification (C&G, HNC, HND). If you meet these requirements and have excellent communication skills, problem solving aptitude and are looking for your next career move, please apply below…

The Company

Centrica plc, a FTSE 100 company, has operations in UK, North America and Europe. With 30+ million customer-product relationships, Centrica's vision is to become the leading integrated supplier of energy and related services for its chosen markets and maximise value to shareholders. Centrica's brand names include British Gas, Direct Energy (North America). At Centrica, our purpose is to help people today and secure energy for tomorrow.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

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To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email isobel.waldron@britishgas.co.uk typing ‘Update required: GSK - Irvine On Site Senior Engineer R9935989’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.