Operations & Maintenance (Service) Engineer - Oxford

Vacancy for Operations & Maintenance (Service) Engineer - Oxford

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 we are experiencing rapid and extensive growth in all business sectors and have an exceptional opportunity for a mobile Operations and Maintenance Engineer, ideally based in Oxford with responsibility for operating and maintaining industrial steam/ Hot Water Boilers, Chiller and AC equipment.

The Role:

Reporting to the Team Leader, you will:

  • Undertake preventative, planned and reactive maintenance 
  • Respond to emergency call outs on a rota basis.
  • Operate plant and apparatus in a safe and controlled manner
  • Maintain documentation, records, paperwork and the Maximo PPM system
  • Assist the Team Leader and Contracts Manager in contract/ project development

The role will be site based with the Oxford team but travel to sites in a wider area may be required. You will also be required to actively take part in the callout / standby rota. A full UK driving licence and a flexible approach to working practices and hours are therefore essential. 

The Person:

You will be multi-skilled, and experienced in operating and maintaining industrial Hot Water Boilers, Chiller and AC equipment in an industrial environment. Knowledge and experience of Energy Centre processes and supporting distribution systems would be an advantage. You should also have: 

  • Working knowledge of control/ plant monitoring systems (Trend 963 BMS software) 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 
  • Proven Gas Burner knowledge and experience
  • Sound I.T skills and computer literacy
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to effectively prioritise

The Package:

  • Competitive salary plus stand-by and call-out payment 
  • Contributory Company Pension Scheme
  • Non-contributory death-in-service insurance 
  • 33 Days Holiday including BH

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.