Deployment Technician  

Starting time frame: July/August 2024

Location: Newcastle

GeoPura’s mission is to decarbonise global economies using zero-emission fuels and financially sustainable, innovative technologies to end our reliance on fossil fuels. At GeoPura we understand the scale of the challenge, we are on a journey towards net-zero and how we get there is equally as important as the destination. As a business we are: Innovative, Collaborative, Agile, Sustainable, Protective.

GeoPura’s initial focus has been off-grid, temporary and back-up power, essentially diesel generator displacement, using low-carbon hydrogen via GeoPura’s proprietary Hydrogen Power Unit (HPU). The HPUs are manufactured to a GeoPura design by our partner Siemens Energy at their Newcastle facility, and employs an industrial Hydrogen fuel cell, UPS and batteries to deliver critical, zero-emission “energy as a service” to our customers across a wide range of use-cases from construction to film and TV production, to outdoor events. Existing clients include Netflix, BBC, HS2, Balfour Beatty and National Grid.

Following significant investment, (close to £100m in total) bringing in world class partners General Motors, Siemens Energy, Barclays Capital and SWEN Capital partners and the UK Infrastructure Bank. GeoPura are expanding rapidly and looking to hire a Deployment Technician into the team to help with the growing demand for getting HPUs onto client’s sites. We believe that quality is a process and the product is the end result of a process well defined and controlled. This attitude is something we desire to be reflected in the candidate filling this role as an eye for quality is the foremost attribute we are looking for.

Required – B1 Counterbalance Forklift Licence, Overhead crane training certs/experience, Full UK driving licence.

Desirable – B3 Counterbalance Forklift Licence, electrical testing experience, computer literate with MS 365.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to always work safely, ensuring compliance to regulations and Safe Systems of Work
  • Ensuring that the HPUs leave the manufacturing facility in the desired quality, standard and operating order.
  • Logistically managing the location of the HPUs in the manufacturing facility.
  • Completing pre-deployment checks on the HPUs before the roll out the door to power a client’s site.
  • Completing receipt inscriptions of HPUs returning to the manufacturing facility after running on a client’s site.
  • Carrying out low-level regular maintenance on electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Flagging in-consistencies in the HPU we get both new and old units returning.

Desirable Experience

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and independent decision-making capabilities.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Working with 3-phase AC electricity.
  • Working around DC electricity.
  • Work well under pressure and tight time frames.
  • Able to work independently, with minor supervision.
  • A structured, consistent process to documentation and following working procedures safely and efficiently.
  • General understanding of work safety procedures.

Physical Requirements

  • Physical effort with frequent lifting or moving of lightweight materials and use of hand tools.
  • Standing, kneeling, and bending are required during a typical workday
  • Occasionally lifting components up to approximately 20kg may be required
  • Possess a full range of manual dexterity to assemble parts or pieces together quickly and accurately
  • Perform assembly operations in small and overhead spaces
  • Able to pass a safety-critical medical

What we will give you in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Core working hours of 07:30-16:00 in our Newcastle manufacturing facility
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Up to 8% matched pension contribution
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Private healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Enhanced sick pay

To apply, please contact recruitment@geopura.com with your CV.

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