Field Engineer

Recruiter
Flagship Consulting
Location
Manchester
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Installation & Commissioning Engineer UK wide Permanent Competitive plus extensive allowances Our client are a market leader in the supply and installation of electronic locking systems into the hospitality and allied sectors supplying to both new build and replacement/refurbishment market in such as 5* hotels, hostels, student accommodation, military accommodation and serviced apartments. They have a major project with a significant hotel client of theirs to upgrade the locking systems for their hotels to work with a new system during 2018. Due to the special nature of this project they are forming a new team to focus on this strategically important project. There are also similar projects in the pipeline. This is an excellent opportunity with a market leader in their field and a company who look after their staff. The role will be working in hotels every week and there will be training in their offices in Reading and also on customer sites.The Installation Engineers could live anywhere as they will be travelling all the time however realistically, being located in the outer reaches of the UK are not feasible. Senior engineers will need to have some working knowledge of PC / networks and we will provide training. Junior engineers do not need to have field engineering experience. General Objective / Responsibilities * Installation & Commissioning of client electronic locking systems. Main Duties of the Installation & Commissioning Engineer * Project familiarisation; project folder, key contacts at the hotel, installation schedule * Travel & accommodation logistics * Pre-start meeting with the Hotel to review and agree the installation schedule and any other items * Equipment stocktake and check * Front desk equipment set-up and commissioning * Training of hotel staff * Installation and commissioning of locks, Remote Controllers, Elevator Controllers and any other equipment required to successfully complete the installation on time. * Identify additional labour resource which may be required * Management of any additional resources needed to complete the project on time. * Reporting daily and at end of installation direct to Hotel UK Implementation Team and AAH office * Working in a clean and efficient manner at all times. * Packaging any items to be returned to AAH and labelling ready for collection. * Handing over items for disposal to the hotel * Liaise with Hotel personnel on scheduling, queries & progress of project * User definable system set up parameters * Carry out any changes required on site and test. * Liaison with any other sub-contractors e.g. Elevator, Car Park barriers, Entrance doors * Be aware of and comply with * Risk Assessments & Method Statements (RAMS) * Health & Safety * Operating Manuals * Attend site meetings where necessary for smooth running of project * Troubleshooting * Hand over to and sign-off by Hotel for each project * Update CRM * Updating project folders for each project and return. * Weekly management of engineers’ car stock and handling returns. * Administration * Timesheets submitted every Friday * Expenses submitted every Friday * Signed acceptance certificates every week. * Door surveys for any additional equipment that may be required * Submit sufficient details to enable quoting and ordering About you Let’s be clear, this is a major client upgrade project which will require you to be in different hotels every week so away from home all week. We need individuals who are used to this way of life and cannot risk someone dropping out a few months in. Full clean driving license Remuneration Salary £26-28k DOE, 25 days leave, matched pension etc Car provided, travel time, overtime, subsistence allowances and on-time bonuses paid. To be considered you must hold full rights to work in the UK without the need for sponsorship Apply online now