January 5, 2024

CHP Service Engineer – Field (Midlands or North based)

Salary: £31,000 to £38,000 + benefits (see below)


About Us

A thriving business, with over 40 years in the standby power and energy efficiency markets, Shenton Group supply, install, hire and maintain critical power systems and associated equipment such as generators, UPS systems, switchgear and CHP (Combined Heat and Power). We have a strong family management structure, and high standards of performance and ethics. We have a mature financial position and trade from multiple locations around the UK, and you would be part of a team of circa 100 staff. We have robust staff development policies, and offer substantial opportunities for stable long term employment.



  • Salary of £31,000 to £38,000 depending on experience
  • Overtime pay
  • Vehicle/Car Allowance
  • Staying away allowance
  • Life cover
  • Health & Wellbeing App
  • Statutory pension
  • 25 days holiday increasing through company loyalty program
  • Relevant training
  • Option of private use of vehicle


Job description of CHP Service Engineer

Travelling all-round the UK, using your engineering and computer skills to carry out routine servicing work on a range of CHP’s in the range of 30kW – 500kW. This will be a mixture of scheduled service work and reactive work where you would be the first-responder to a breakdown on site. This part of the role requires you to be van based, and willing to operate all over the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, and Channel Islands. High mileage can be expected, and at times overnight stops will be necessary.


Key Skills and experience of CHP Service Engineer

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience as a CHP service engineer, or similar role
  • 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
  • Strong practical electrical engineering knowledge of LV power generation and distribution systems
  • Practical knowledge of high level software based control systems such as Comap
  • Knowledge of Web Supervisor, Inteli Monitor, Lite Edit, TEM, TPEM
  • MWM Trained
  • Ability to work with complex equipment such as flue gas analysers, digital water flow and temperature profiling devices
  • Positive mental attitude
  • Self-motivated and trustworthy
  • Good customer liaison skills
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Happy with high mileage driving, and working away from home
  • Ability to think on your feet, and function effectively in a fast-moving business
  • Flexible approach to work


Experience and Qualifications of CHP Service Engineer

Essential –

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering qualification
  • IEE 18th Edition Qualified
  • 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.
  • MWM Training

Desirable –

  • Gas Safe qualification
  • IT/Broadband Network knowledge
  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering qualification
  • IEE 18th Edition Qualified
  • CSCS card
  • Experience with building services plant such as boilers, HVAC, BMS
  • Knowledge of BMS protocol languages such as Modbus / Profibus / BACNet
  • Already own electrical and mechanical tool kit
Minimum 3 years
Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time
up to £38,000
Shenton Group
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