Resident Engineer - Doncaster

Forces Recruitment Services (FRS) Ltd
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Resident Engineer



Monday to Friday - 8 hours a day. Shift pattern dependent upon Customer

A company Van and fuel card are provided with the option for private use, 25 days holiday and Company Pension

This Resident Engineer will be required to carry out service and repairs to equipment on customer sites in a safe, professional and cost effective manner, maintaining documentation of all works carried out in line with Health and Safety and Quality procedures. The Resident Engineer 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.

The Resident Engineer is required to have a minimum of three years experience within the Fork Lift Industry, but this is not essential. This Resident Engineer will need to have an extensive knowledge of mechanical and electrical combined with an understanding of hydraulics.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encourgaed

Main Duties/Responsibilities

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 trucks

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


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 organisationalskills, resourceful nd 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 optimistic with a can do attitude

Desirable Skills

Recent and relevant experience of working in the forklift truck service environment

Engineering Qualification