Service & Breakdown Engineer - N.E

Kraft Recruitment
Newcastle upon Tyne
£12.50 - £13/hour Company Vehicle, OT
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Service & Breakdown Engineer - N.E required for my client, a bespoke mechanical handling and crane specialist with contracts and jobs throughout the UK. They require a Crane Engineer to cover the North East of England, ideally based in either Newcastle or Sunderland.

The Service Department deals with preventative maintenance contracts (PPM), breakdowns on a 24 hour 7-day basis, service follow up work (SFU), spare parts, crane modernisation and all after sales activities associated with my client.

As the successful Service engineer, you will be required to service, maintain, attend breakdowns and also perform some installations. There are other engineers in the area to deal with the volume of work but you will be working alone so you must have a clear understanding of overhead cranes.

Service & Breakdown Engineer - N.E Overview

• Working as part of the Service and Project Installation Division, providing efficient maintenance, breakdown and servicing on Overhead Electric Travelling Cranes (OHETC).
• Refurbishment/ Modernisation of Cranes, Hoists and Lifting Equipment.
• Crane and Gantry installation, inspection, testing and commissioning.
• Jib Crane installation, inspection, testing and commissioning.
• To attend emergency breakdowns, identify faults and carry out effective repairs. These will generally be electrical problems, possibly PLC related.

Service & Breakdown Engineer - N.E Requirements

• Previous specialist experience of OHETC Essential
• Competent industrial electrician and/or mechanically biased and apprentice trained (NVQ level 3 or above).
• Must be able to work on your own
• The individual should be self-motivated, responsible, prepared to travel throughout the UK and will be expected to work some unsociable hours.
• Must be able to work in an efficient way remotely

Service & Breakdown Engineer – N.E Remuneration

• Salary - £13ph
• On-Call - 1 weekend every 2 months
• Overtime – 1.5 x Monday – Friday. 2 x Sunday
• 28 Days Holiday (Inc BH)
• Company Vehicle