Centrica • United Kingdom

CHP Service Engineer / Mechanical Technician

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

Job Description

CHP Service Engineer / Mechanical Technician

Location - Portsmouth / Hampshire

Salary - £35,337 - £50,000 OTE

Centrica Business Solutions (CBS) is on the lookout for a talented and ambitious CHP Service Engineer to join our team!

We are a leading provider of integrated energy solutions that help businesses and public sector organizations transition to a low carbon future. As a CHP Service Engineer, you will play a crucial role in maintaining and servicing our world-class Combined Heating and Power plants.

What's in it for you?

We offer a competitive salary package, £35,337 - £50,000 OTE once fully traind and gas safe, with fantastic benefits such as overtime paid at 150%, bonus system, on-call payment, and contact payment. We provide a company vehicle, full uniform, laptop, and mobile phone, so you'll have everything you need to succeed. Additionally, you'll receive 25 days of annual leave, company contributory pension, share option scheme, and a benefits package linked to the pension.

What do we need?

We're looking for individuals with a passion for their work, strong attention to detail, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team. The ideal candidate will have a mechanical craft qualification or higher, experience in an in-field service role on reciprocating engines or generators, the ability to strip and repair a reciprocating engine down to component level, and a good knowledge of rotating equipment.

We'd love to hear from you if you have experience as a car or HGV mechanic, worked with generators, automotive/plant/trucks or marine vessels or have worked with engines such as MTU, CAT, Perkins, MAN, Mercedes, MWM.

At CBS, we're dedicated to your professional growth and development. Our in-house training academy offers ample opportunities for our employees to grow and learn new skills.

So, if you're ready to join an innovative and dynamic team and make a real impact in the world of energy solutions, apply now, and become a part of the CBS family!


At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023