As AMP Clean Energy’s Renewable Heat business continues to grow, we are on the look-out for an experienced Area Technical Lead.  If you want to join one of the most exciting sectors in the renewable energy industry, then please get in touch with us.

The purpose of the role is to support the Flexible Generation Southern based Field Service Engineers to efficiently undertake and co-ordinate planned and reactive maintenance on Flexible Generation Power Plant. Ensuring associated equipment, installation, commissioning, and repair works are completed as required.

 Main Responsibilities of the Role:

  • To coach, mentor, and train the UR Southern based Field Service Engineers as required to drive high performance and continuous improvement. Including leading regular training updates with the team and ensuring regular one-to-one progress reviews take place
  • To diagnose and assess complex technical issues, and support the team to resolve the issues, remotely and on site
  • To be responsible for supporting the team as a first point of contact for technical support and guidance for complex issues, escalating issues to the Service Manger if required
  • To provide regular feedback to the team on challenges, failures, and successes, ensuring transparency and continuous improvement
  • To engage with the Urban Reserve Project Delivery Team, and alongside VPower, MTU, Terberg and Catalyst PWR, to oversee the commissioning and troubleshooting of the newly commissioned Urban Reserve Generation Assets as required. To be available to deal with defect rectification post-handover of the assets during the bedding in period, until stable running is achieved
  • Provide technical training to Urban Reserve QL1 Trained Service Engineers in addition to providing technical assistance to the On Call Engineer as required
  • Co-ordinate with sub-contractors as required, to enable them to fulfil their duties to the company.
  • Undertake reactive maintenance during post commissioning /call outs with the swift and effective resolution of faults, that are beyond the scope of the On Call Engineer
  • Undertake power plant planned maintenance as required
  • Promptly and comprehensively complete the appropriate planned and reactive maintenance reports in the required format using the online Protean system, providing sufficient feedback and information in a suitable format which can be presented to the commissioning / projects team, to enable timely defect rectification of post commissioning faults
  • Take and log photographs to the report including before and after photos for planned services and photos identifying any issues relating to reactive maintenance visits
  • Identify any parts which may require replacement and include as much detail as possible in the report to enable parts to be ordered to bolster the Urban Reserve Asset Reactive spare stock holding
  • Endeavour to increase your knowledge base of the Engine Control system to help the On Call Engineer
  • Escalate any serious issues or Health and Safety/compliance concerns to the Flexible Generation Service Manager
  • Assist the Flexible Generation Service Manager with any technical queries and support
  • Undertake all tasks according to Health and Safety requirements and wearing correct PPE, ensuring the team are fully compliant. Complete risk assessments and method statements for specific tasks as required
  • Undertake other duties as required as delegated by the Flexible Generation Service Manager

The candidate will have the following Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 years supervisory, leadership or management experience
  • Experience of electrical generation prime movers
  • Sound mechanical, electrical, systems software and controls knowledge/experience
  • Excellent technical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills
  • Gas safe qualification desirable but not essential
  • MTU/Rolls Royce Power systems engine experience desirable but not essential

Person Specification:

  • Excellent communicational skills,
  • pro-active, motivational, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills,
  • Excellent awareness and adherence of health and safety procedures
  • Able to work using own initiative and collaboratively as as part of a team
  • Proficient with completing administrative tasks such as service reports, H&S reports, timesheets etc.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire team to reach their goals
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines


We are offering a competitive salary which will be discussed at interview


  • Locations – East of England, including Colchester, Essex areas
  • Will be provided with a van, mobile phone, and tablet
  • Hours of work: 40 per week – 08:00-17:00 Monday to Friday, with additional overtime and on-call (on rota)
  • Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days. In addition, you will have an annual entitlement of 8 days for public holidays
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program and wellbeing benefits

To apply:

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