Auto Electrician / Telematics Installer / Installation Engineer

Alecto Recruitment Ltd
14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Auto Electrician / Telematics Installer / Installation Engineer

Romford / Grays / Basildon

£25,000 basic + bonus/overtime - OTE £30/£35K

Alecto Recruitment are currently representing a client in the London & Essex area, who are experts in the Installation of GPS Fleet Tracking Systems, now seeking an experienced telematics engineer to support their ever growing team.

The Company:

Established over 20 years ago, my client are a leading UK and European vehicle equipment installer, with an extreme focus on customer service and quality of delivery, long term relationships with many blue chip customers and significant fleet operators.

Succeeding and expanding solely through reputation, they are in a very fortunate position with a very full order book, and looking for enthusiastic and skilled individuals with good work, quality and service ethics to help them manage and continue this growth.

The role:

Installation and repair of in-vehicle systems - primarily telematics devices, in-vehicle CCTV systems, data equipment - to large fleet customers

Vacancy Locations:

London & Essex

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be familiar with carrying out Installation, Service and Maintenance on a variety of vehicle types and electronic equipment. Consideration will be given to candidates with an automotive auto-electrical and mechanical background as training will be provided for individuals showing aptitude to understand technical aspects of the equipment and demonstrate a strong work ethic. Strong customer facing skills are essential.


  • Installation, Service and Maintenance of vehicle electronics including; telematics, comm's, data, camera and security devices at customer premises.
  • Compile accurate and appropriate documentation for both internal and external customers in a precise and timely manner.
  • Provide a first time fix to service repairs preventing revisits.
  • Ensures work output meets technical quality, reliability, cost and productivity.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Promotes an effective Safety, Health and Environment culture, to ensure a safe and healthy working environment within area of operation.

Desirable skills and knowledge:

  • An auto-electrical
  • Current legislation relating to vehicle installations and industry standards.
  • Experienced in the use of digitalmulti-meters and test equipment.
  • Experience of vehicle tracking, telematics solutions or other aftermarket automotive electronics.
  • Excellent soldering skills.

The following are essential:

  • Base electrical skills
  • Understanding of basic automotive electronics components
  • Computer literacy
  • Valid Driving Licence with maximum 6 current penalty points
  • Willingness to work out of normal hours - occasional evenings & weekends
  • Work away from home at times and visit customer sites at short notice.
  • Good logical andfault-finding techniques


  • Competitive basic dependant on experience - £25,000 basic for experienced candidates
  • Achievable bonus scheme with realistic earnings of between £30k & £35k +
  • Choice of van or estate car and fuel card
  • 20 days annual leave plus & Bank Holidays
  • Pension contribution

If you believe you can fulfil this position then do not hesitate to apply today.

To apply for this role and find out more details, please forward your CV to Jason Fogaty, Alecto Recruitment. or call in strict confidence.

Alecto Recruitment Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately. We thank all applicants who respond, but only those short listed will be contacted.

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