Aerial Platform Field Service Engineer (MEWPs / Plant)

Cordant People
£32000 - £35000/annum Fantastic Employee Benefits
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cordant Recruitment are working in partnership with a leading Aerial Work Platform business, recruiting for experienced Aerial Platform Field Service Engineer (MEWPs) to join their dedicated Engineering / Maintenance team covering Central London, Crawley, Kent areas

Working safely at height is our clients specialism offering both the specialist aerial platform man rising machinery & also delivering the IPAF Aerial Work Platform courses / Powered Access Licence (PAL).

Our client is a specialist supplier of the aerial work platforms, telehandlers and fork lift / MHE machinery, as well as delivering maintenance / repair SLA's nationally.

This company maintains & distributes hydraulic booms, scissor lifts & other similar products made by JLG, MEC, Upright, Genie, Holland Lift, Manitou, Trojan, Perkins and Deutz

Aerial Platform Field Service Engineer (MEWPs) Job Description:

Overall Purpose of the Role:

Responsible for repairs and installation of platforms as well as performing maintenance to all AWP's in a safe and professional manner; on customers sites / premises.

Organisational Structure:

Reports to the Workshop Manager

Tasks and Responsibilities:

* Maintain a clean, and safe work area, adhere to best practice safety procedures;
* Maintain positive customer relations through professional interactions with customers;
* Diagnose, carry out preventive and routine maintenance according to manufactures, and AWP requirements, as well as fault finding, trouble shooting, and breakdowns on all equipment in rental and sales fleet;
* Issue activity reports on faults and the parts, labours and time taken to complete the task;
* Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as AWP wiring and associated components;
* Recognise, and propose the need for tools or other inventory to the Workshop Manager;
* Prepare new rental/sales equipment for delivery;
* Perform checks on AWP equipment before and after use for damage, hours used, tires, mileage, fuel levels, safety decals and safety compliance;
* Calibrate equipment using electronic aids, procedures and programmable controllers;
* Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts;
* Examine form and texture of parts to detect imperfections;
* Inspect used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements;
* Repair or replace defective parts & components;
* After instruction, install special functional and structural parts in devices and equipment;
* Start/operate devices to test their performance and familiarise customers;
* Set up and operate repair equipment and repair part according to instructions and procedures;
* Report to the Workshop Manager when on site equipment of the competitor is seen.


* National vocational qualification in engineering; mechanical, electrical, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatic etc..
* At least 3 year experience maintaining and/or repairing access platform or similar equipment; plant machinery, construction machinery, specialist machinery, off highway machinery, forklifts, MHE, scissor lifts, hydraulic booms, cherry pickers etc...
* Through knowledge of diagnostic equipment, and procedures;
* Knowledge of MS Office;
* NVQ L3 Qualification or equivalent
* CSCS Gold Card
* CAPS certification (to carry out MOT's on the machinery)
* Drivers license
* Team player and leader with customer focus, result oriented;
* Willing to travel nationally;
* Quick learner, eager to learn and develop.

Company & Employee Benefits:

* 33 Days Holiday
* Auto Enrolment Pension
* Gym Flex (50% off Gym memberships)
* Health care
* Childcare Vouchers
* Lottery
* Quarterly Bonus
* Annual Salary Reviews

Interviews for this role are to take place immediately, with an immediate start for the right calibre of candidate/s


PMP Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy