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CHP Project Manager (342jc)

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Location: Andover
Salary: £35-45k+ Benefits
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Engineering, Project Management
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
My client is a family owned company that was established in 1982 selling generators and has expanded their services into Standby Power, UPS and combined heat and power systems and have an immediate requirement for a CHP Project Manager in their HQ in Andover but will be travelling daily.

This is an ideal opportunity to join a thriving generator, UPS systems, switchgear and CHP (Combined Heat and Power) business, in an industry with a substantial future. You will likely be an energetic person with experience, who is looking to move up into project management. A mature outlook is needed with the ability to work under pressure and within tight timeframes. A practical and mechanical background will be essential, along with a willingness to learn, as there will be a cross section of projects to manage. Full training and backup support will be given to make a successful post. You will be ideally be located near our head office in Andover, Hampshire but other locations will be considered.

Your role would be within the Projects department, reporting to the Operations Director, but also working alongside the sales department and the technical department.

Therefore, the main purpose of the role:

You will need organisational and IT skills to take responsibility for a project from receipt of order stage, through delivery, installation and finally commissioning. This is mainly an office based management role (can also be field based at times) where you will be expected to:-

• Attend hand-over meeting with the sales department to take ownership of the project
• Liaise with our supply chain for ordering components and coordinating sub-contractors
• Organise and attend client site technical meetings
• Coordinate delivery and installation logistics
• Oversee commissioning and make sure the project is complete

They are looking for the following:

Personal Skills
• Positive mental attitude
• Having the right to live and work in the UK
• Self-motivated, and trustworthy to work effectively with minimal supervision
• Good interpersonal skills
• Good verbal and written presentation skills
• Happy with high mileage driving, and working away from home
• High standards of cleanliness and personal presentation. Able to conduct yourself in director level meetings in a boardroom environment.
• Ability to think on your feet, and function effectively in a fast-moving business.
• Comfortable working in a hard driving well motivated team, of very focused people, with robust working relationships.

Experience and Qualifications
• Minimum of 3 years relevant experience as an engineer in the industry, or similar role.
• Previous relevant experience with gas engines.
• Strong practical knowledge of LTHW hot water systems, including practical experience of pumps, inverter drives, flow rates, delta T, boiler operations, and associated BMS controls
• Practical knowledge of high-level software-based control systems such as Comap / Deep Sea etc.
• IT skills, fluent with Outlook, Excel, and Word. Practical experience of using laptop based bespoke engine system analysis and control programmes such as Comap PC Suite / DSE Configuration Suite etc.

• Gas Safe qualification
• IT/Broadband Network knowledge
• Good Electrical and Mechanical controls knowledge
• Strong practical electrical engineering knowledge of LV power generation and distribution systems.
• CAD Qualification or practical skill
• Mechanical or Electrical Engineering qualification
• IEE 18th Edition Qualified
• CSCS card
• Experience with building services plant (both electrical and mechanical)

They are offering an attractive salary, commensurate with experience & qualifications. Participation in company-wide performance linked unlimited bonus scheme. Fully flexible working hours are required, especially given the travelling needed, Company Vehicle and Phone and with 25 days annual leave, increasing through company loyalty programme

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