Title: Trainee Engineer
Location: Gillingham, Kent
Salary: £24,000.00 /year
Duration: Full-time, Permanent
Hours: 39.5hours per week, 5days on and 3days off, 7.30am to 5pm

About us
MEMS Power Generation are a specialist temporary power solutions provider in operation 24/7, supplying disaster recovery solutions for our diverse range of customers including small businesses through to blue-chip multinational organisations and utility companies. With a fleet of over 500 generators and 40 years’ experience, we are the supplier of choice in the UK power rental market.

About the role
You will assist with the undertaking of all aspects of generator maintenance and repair on a reactive and proactive basis alongside our team of engineers who have a wide range of skills; experience and knowledge within the generator industry. Work will be carried out at our workshop and depot in Gillingham and on customers premises which will include some face to face customer service.

Key responsibilities
• Assist with Mechanical/ electrical repairs and rebuilds
• Generator Service and maintenance
• Reactive repairs
• Preventive maintenance
• Training of apprentices
• Fault finding/diagnosis and rectification
• Testing and inspection of equipment
• Preparation of project-specific rental applications
• Generator baby-sitting
• Commissioning
• Telephone support and guidance for other employees
• Research and development of new mechanical products
• Maintain H&S; Quality and Environmental Standards as per the relevant Regulations and Manuals;
• Maintain high standards of good housekeeping at all times

About you

You will have at least 2 years practical working experience within an engineering or workshop environment. You will pride yourself on your excellent customer service skills and “can do” attitude. You will ideally have a natural interest in engineering and ‘how things work’. It is an essential requirement to have a full drivers licence; good communication skills; positive work ethos and be physically fit.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Engineer who is looking to develop their skills, knowledge and experience whilst working for a progressive company at the forefront of power generation.

Working outside normal hours will be a requirement for which overtime will be paid at the prevailing rate.

We aim to employ motivated people to continue to represent MEMS as an employer of choice whilst delivering exceptional service to our customers. If you believe you have the attributes to join our team, please do so by emailing us you’re CV to careers@mems.com. We look forward to hearing from you…

Please note that all employees complete our screening process which includes a criminal check.

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