Engineering Services Manager - Renewable Energy - Woking

upto £65k per annum - Renewable Energy
Ref: 87 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 Sep 2019
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Our client owns and operates low carbon and renewable energy networks in Milton Keynes and Woking, supplying district heat, cooling and electricity to large commercial and public sector customers, and approximately 1500 residential units. The business is generating assets that include nearly 10MW of gas fired CHP and over 1.8 MW of solar PV installations.

Primarily based in Woking, Surrey, with occasional cover also required in Milton Keynes and occasional travel elsewhere within the South East.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be instrumental in a company’s growth plans over the next 3 – 5 years.

Role Purpose:

To manage the operation, maintenance, plant replacement and installation of new infrastructure for our client’s district energy generation, distribution and supply networks

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Asset Management and Operation
  • Resource Management
  • Systems procedures, controls and reporting
  • Compliance and standards
  • Managing a permanent team of electrical and mechanical engineering staff of up to 6
  • Responsible for O&M of an existing trigeneration network (1.6MW CHP), a new 10MW energy station and a third energy plant (500KW CHP/Gas boiler plant), plus several smaller community micro CHP sites and approximately 60 Solar PV sites
  • Managing maintenance budget
  • Dealing with your operating network which includes, company staff, suppliers, contractors, tenants, FM service providers, commercial building owners and private domestic customers

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A strong understanding of plant O&M relevant to district energy based on a wide experience of service delivery within the energy industry
  • Experience of CHP generation, electrical distribution and chilled water systems
  • Experience of working with PLC/SCADA systems
  • A recognised Mechanical or Electrical engineering qualification to diploma or degree level
  • NEBOSH or similar
  • ACoP L8 Legionella trained
  • Strong leadership skills

Technical Skills:

  • Authorised Person for Electrical or Mechanical systems
  • Highly familiar with safe maintenance procedures for PPM of central plant and distribution networks including gas generators, water pumping, chillers and controls


  • Salary – up to £60,000 - £65,000
  • Car Allowance of up to £6,500/year (depending on vehicle emissions level)
  • 25 Days annual leave plus Bank holidays (rising to 28 days)
  • Private health care