Service Engineer (Cranes)

Recruiter
Luton Bennett Limited
Location
Luton, Bedford, Rushden, Dunstable, Hitchin, Steve
Salary
£28000 - £34000/annum
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Service Engineer (Cranes)

Luton

£28,000 rising to £34,000 after probationary period (OTE £45,000) + Overtime Opportunities + Holidays + Bank Holidays + Pension

Service engineer required for a distribution partner of a market leading cranes manufacturer that are offering fantastic training and earning potential.

Candidates can be from ANY plant – refuse vehicle, cranes, road sweeper, agricultural, mining, access platform, container handling materials handling / forklifts or similar are all welcome to apply. The key skills requirement are hydraulics and electrical coupled with service experience.

You will work on a wide range of own brand manufactured cranes at a number of customer locations within the South East of England region. This will include planned maintenance and reactive breakdown coverage. You will initially be workshop based where you will receive full and comprehensive training on all kit that you will work on.

The company have plans for expansion and will be doubling their service team within the year. This is a fantastic opportunity for an engineer to progress their technical skills. Due to growth the company will be relocating to a new site and opportunities for managerial progression will naturally become available.

The Role:
* Carry out planned field service, maintenance and repair activities on materials handling machinery (lorry cranes)
* Carry out annual LOLER inspections (full LOLER training can be given)
* Reactive breakdown coverage within the allocated geographical area.
* To provide emergency call out cover (call outs are rare but are in the contract)
* To positively represent the company with clients
* Complete comprehensive training to get fully competent on all machinery and equipment

The Person:
* A qualified engineer/technician from any of the following – refuse vehicle, road sweeper, agricultural, mining, access platform, container handling materials handling / forklifts or similar
* Live in or very near Luton
* Will have good electrical and hydraulics skills
* Will have a basic IT competency (Microsoft product use)
* Will ideally have experience with diagnostic test equipment
* Full UK driving licence
* Willingness to take on comprehensive training programme