Resident Engineer (Forklift) Swindon

Forces Recruitment Services
12 Apr 2018
12 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A Forklift Company now requires a Resident Engineer in Swindon.

Job Description

To carry out service and repairs to equipment on customer sites in a safe, professional and cost effective manner, maintaining documentation f all works carried out in line with Health & Safety and Quality procedures.

The role will involve working to a planned schedule of service and maintenance jobs at our clients premises. As well as on site work, there may be occasionally be requirements to work off site also.

To ensure site stock is monitored/counted and sufficient for the day to day maintenance of the fleet

To carry out inspections and monitor the safety of the repaired and maintained tucks

To accurately complete job sheets, timesheets and purchase requisition and parts paperwork within the required timescales

To take responsibility for all equipment and tooling (including van/laptop/printer etc) and ensure that it is in a safe condition for the type of work being undertaken

To work to strict planned schedules and deadlines

To be considered for the role you will need to have knowledge of at least one of the following areas

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering


You will have the ability to work independently and in a team, hold good communication skills, work to a high standard and be able to work to timescales

We need someone who essentially can be product trained and then take the Resident Engineer Service role on straight away.

Person Specification

Essential Skills

Must hold a Full Uk Driving Licence

Proficient in fault finding and repair

Educated with an ability to achieve a grade C in English and Maths at GCSE

Experience of Health & Safety requirements working in a workshop practice

Commitment to continuing personal and professional development

Excellent organisational skills, resourceful and solution driven

A high standard of accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to Multi task, prioritising workloads to work to tight deadlines

Ability to work independently or in a team

Clear communication skills - oral and written

Consultation and negotiation skills

Flexibility to cope with diverse needs of the post

Highly motivated and possessing a resilience to work under pressure

Positive, personable and optimisitic with a can do attitude

Recent and relevant experience of working in the forklift truck service environment, but not essential

Engineering qualification

Hours of work


8 Hours per day

A company van and fuel card are provided with the option for private use

25 Days Holiday

Comapny Pension Plan

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