Site based service technician

14 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Service Technician to join the team in Gateshead on a full time, permanent basis to be based at one of their Customer Sites.

Our client believes that great customer experience is built on the people behind the name. The business area of maintenance service offers service solutions and maintenance for all crane brands, for port equipment and machine tools.

Roevin is looking for experienced electrical engineers to join our clients existing field service team, who are involved in the repair, maintenance and service of their customers’ lifting equipment, service inspection contracts, refurbishment and modernisation projects, installation, testing and certification of overhead cranes and hoists.

Your main responsibilities will include:

You will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on electric overhead travelling cranes.

Trouble- shooting equipment malfunctions.

Consulting with customers on repair and safety related issues.

Generating sales leads during service call.

Completing appropriate documentation.

What we are looking for in you:

You must be apprentice-trained or equivalent and fully conversant with electrical engineering disciplines.

Engineering experience: Electrical: 415v ac 3 phase motor contactor control circuits both squirrel cage and wound rotor. A good understanding of 110/48 volt relay and contactor circuits. Some frequency speed control device experience. Mechanical: Medium to large drive couplings, brakes and reduction gearboxes.

Knowledge of the above tasks and the associated risks when working at height.

Experience with overhead cranes and hoists is preferred, full product training will be given.

Good grasp of the English language (verbal and written)

Strong interpersonal skills as there is extensive customer contact

Proven commitment to safety

You must be willing to work at heights

Willingness to work extra hours

Hold a current driving licence

Working Pattern:

Week 1 - 2 nights (9pm – 6.30am) Saturday 7am-4.30pm & Sunday 7am – 4.30pm

Week 2 – 2 nights (9pm – 6.30am) Saturday 7am-4.30pm & Sunday 7am – 4.30pm

Week 3 – 2 nights (9pm – 6.30am) Saturday 7am-4.30pm & Sunday 7am – 4.30pm

Week 4 – 4 nights (9pm – 6.30am) No weekend

Our client is committed to the personal development of all employees and can proudly confirm that these positions include a host of benefits.

Corporate clothing and mobile telephone are provided. An attractive remuneration/benefits package is offered including a good base salary (dependent upon skills and experience ), contributory pension, sales bonus scheme, life assurance scheme, specialised training on high quality products, provision of all equipment and PPE along with excellent company working practices and industry leading training programme.

Roevin acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Roevin UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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