Service & Maintenance Engineer – Gillingham, Kent

Location Gillingham, Kent

Duration Full Time, Permanent

Salary Starting Salary of £19 per hour, depending upon experience + overtime + Company Van

Hours Shift Pattern: 5days on 3days off, average 39.5 hrs per week Shift is 7.30am to 5pm (plus call out) and overtime

MEMS Service and Maintenance Vacancy

About us
MEMS Power Generation is one of the leading generator rental suppliers in the UK, specialising in temporary power solutions with over 45 years of experience. Operating 24/7, they supply temporary power solutions for a diverse range of customers, including small businesses through to blue-chip multinational organisations and utility companies. They are the supplier of choice in the UK power rental market focused on sustainability, with a mission to be the company that best understands their customers’ needs for temporary power solutions while providing superior service levels.

About you
You will have knowledge and at least 2 years’ experience of mechanical or electrical engineering. You must have a full driving licence as you will be required to travel; have excellent communication skills; good work ethos and be physically fit.

About the role
Undertake all aspects of generator maintenance and repair both onsite and within the field, proactively and reactively.


  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance increasing through company loyalty program
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Paid Volunteering Days
  • Wellbeing Related Benefits
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Free Parking & Refreshments


Key responsibilities

  • Generator Service and maintenance
  • Reactive repairs
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Fault finding / diagnosis and rectification
  • Testing and inspection of equipment
  • Preparation of project specific rental applications
  • Generator baby-sitting
  • Maintain all rental equipment ensuring safety and fit for purpose.
  • Commissioning
  • Assist in installing and de-installing equipment
  • Work on research and development of new mechanical products
  • Maintain H&S; Quality and Environmental Standards as per the relevant Manuals
  • Maintain high standards of good house keeping at all times

Whilst in your initial training period, you will be part of the call out rota working with and assisting the team to develop your skills and knowledge within the business and generator industry.  As an engineer you will be on call to support the business maintaining a true 24/7 operation.

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 click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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