Field Service Generator Engineer

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £36,000 – £48,000

Location: On the road

Power Your Future at DQM

A family-run business with a forward-thinking approach, DQM is where legacy meets the future of critical power solutions. Join us as a Generator Engineer and contribute to an essential service that keeps communities running. Here, your expertise blossoms alongside your career, making a tangible impact with every generator you master.

This crucial role comes with opportunities to thrive, both personally and professionally. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Competitive Salary: Earn between £36,000 and £48,000 per year, depending on experience. Plus, the chance to boost your income with enhanced overtime pay
  • Comprehensive Benefits: 33 days annual leave, a robust healthcare scheme, and peace of mind with a death-in-service benefit. We prioritise your well-being with a comfortable workspace, free refreshments, and maintain a healthy work-life balance with flexible work options and controlled overtime opportunities for those who choose to take them
  • Standby Allowance: Contributing to our on-call rota means extra income through our generous allowance
  • Growth Potential: This role isn’t just a job, it’s a stepping stone! Progress to Senior Generator Engineer within 12-18 months, based on your dedication
  • Empowered to Succeed: Stay connected and equipped with company iPad, iPhone, and laptop & travel efficiently with a company van dedicated to work tasks

As our Generator Engineer, you’ll play a crucial role:

  • Servicing, repairing, and maintaining standby diesel generators predominantly across the South Coast
  • Diagnosing and fixing mechanical and electrical issues with confidence
  • Performing load bank testing, fuel testing, and polishing procedures
  • Conducting site surveys and inspections of generators and associated equipment
  • Assisting in installation and commissioning of standby power equipment
  • Sharing your expertise through job reports and mentoring apprentices

To thrive in this role, you’ll need:

  • A recognised Mechanical/Engineering apprenticeship or level 3 qualification in a relevant field or proven demonstrable experience as a field service diesel generator engineer in a similar role
  • 18th edition Electrical installations BS7671 certification
  • Full UK driving licence and ability to obtain police vetting are essential
  • ECS/CSCS Card
  • Experience in UPS equipment maintenance a plus
  • Bonus points for familiarity with high-voltage systems!

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We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.


Equal Opportunity Statement

DQM Limited recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be willing to undertake the relevant pre-employment screening checks should your application be successful.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £36,000.00-£48,000.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Application question(s):

  • Do you have experience of working on customer owned standby generators?


  • Diesel generator engineering: 2 years (required)


  • Driving Licence (required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Fareham (required)

Work Location:

  • In person

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Field Service Generator Engineer