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Generator and CHP Project Manager

Andover, Hampshire - £40-45k + Benefits

This expanding and dynamic Generator, UPS Systems, Switchgear and CHP (Combined Heat and Power) business is now seeking to recruit a Generator and CHP Project Manager to join their expanding team.

The ideal candidate is likely to be an experienced but energetic person. A mature outlook is needed with the ability to work under pressure and within tight timeframes. A practical, mechanical and electrical background will be essential, along with a willingness to learn, as there will be a cross section of projects to run. Full training and backup support will be given to make a successful post. The candidate will be required to work out of our head office in Andover, Hampshire and will need to travel in daily.

Your role will be within the Projects department, reporting to the Operations Manager, but also working alongside the Sales department.

Therefore, the main purpose of the role will be as follows:

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 seeking individuals with the following:

Personal Skills

  • Positive mental attitude
  • 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.

Experience and Qualifications


  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience as an engineer in the industry, or similar role.
  • Strong practical knowledge of CHP/generator systems
  • Strong practical electrical engineering knowledge of LV power generation and distribution systems.
  • 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.

Desirable: -

  • IT/Broadband Network knowledge
  • Gas Safe qualification
  • CAD experience or practical skill
  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering qualification
  • IEE 17th or 18th Edition Qualified
  • CSCS card
  • Experience with building services plant (both electrical and mechanical)
  • Knowledge of BMS protocol languages such as Modbus / Profibus / BACNet etc

In return, they are offering an attractive salary, Company Vehicle, and phone. 25 days annual leave, which increases through company loyalty programme. Fully flexible working hours are required, especially given the travelling that may be needed

To apply for this role, please get in touch with the Transition team via this email address or on 01392 346421/29