Service Engineer (Electrical/Rail/Switchgear)

Luton Bennett Limited
Northampton, Milton Keynes, Cambridge, Reading, Ox
£30000 - £35000/annum
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Service Engineer (Electrical/Rail/Switchgear)


£30,000 to £35,000 Base (OTE £50,000)

Benefits: Overtime + Company Car + Laptop + Phone + Contributory Pension + Life Assurance + Private Healthcare + 31 days Holiday (inc Bank Holiday) + Call out + Childcare Vouchers

Service Engineer required for a global business supplying a range of innovative products for the rail industry. The company are good to work for; they never compromise on quality and ensure engineers are fully equipped and trained.

Covering the West London area, the role will involve working on Network Rail infrastructure during re-signalling schemes to install and commission automated power systems operating at 400V and 650V. You will also offer technical support over the phone and provide onsite training when needed.

To apply for the role you must hold an electrical/electronic qualification and have experience on low voltage switchgear. The ideal candidate will have experience working in the field or have worked within an electrical utility or rail industry. The role will suit engineers who want to work in a professional company where you’ll be well looked after and will earn an excellent overall package. Ex-Forces candidates are encouraged to apply. Due to the nature of this work, anti-social hours will be involved to operate at railway downtime which will be compensated by generous overtime rates.

The role is predominantly covering the London area although travel across the UK may be needed.

This is a stable and secure role in a company that has continued to steadily increase its turnover. They are a true market leader and are renowned for their excellent product range and engineering service levels.

The Role:

*Start-up and commissioning of equipment, performing planned maintenance, monitoring performance, diagnosing system problems remotely

*Responding to emergencies on a 24/7 basis.

*Install and commission automated power systems operating at 400V and 650V

*Due to the nature of railway anti-social hours i.e. occasional night time working will be expected as and when required.

*Orders, installs, and returns parts and manages repair parts cycle time

*Provide technical support to customers

*Travel within the UK, overtime and work hours other than Monday-Friday may be required.

To apply for the role you MUST:

*Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related HNC/HND

*Minimum of 2 years previous experience in providing engineering field services or prior experience within an electrical utility or rail industry, electrical and mechanical systems including low voltage switchgear.

*Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience directly involved in troubleshooting and field repair of electrical and electronic systems and equipment

*Must have strong customer service skills and have the ability to interact confidently with customers and be able to provide training on equipment and products