Field Service Engineer Lifting Equipment

Recruiter
First Military Recruitment
Location
Maidstone
Posted
09 Apr 2019
Closes
15 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

AL105 – Field Service Engineer (Lifting Equipment)

Location: Dartford/Maidstone, Kent

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 + Overtime

Overview:

Working with one of the leading lifting equipment distributors in the UK, we have an excellent opportunity for several Field Service Engineers to join their expanding business.

Are you a mechanically bias engineer with experience working with engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, heavy plant, lifting equipment?

Due to the nature of the work, this role will be based from home, you will receive all your work electronically, attend client’s sites to carry out routine maintenance, to diagnose and rectify equipment, leaving it in a safe and operational state.

Our client will consider all applications, but are keen to welcome skilled engineers with no previous lifting equipment experience as full training is provided. To this end, they encourage applications from candidates that have a military background.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Servicing and repair of forklift trucks and other lifting equipment.
  • Carrying out routine maintenance.
  • Checking oil and fuel levels.
  • Checking all related hoses and connections.
  • Steering and brake checks.
  • Basic electrical checks – brake lights etc.
  • Liaising with customers regarding their individual requirements.
  • Submit accurate parts requisition information to Head Office.
  • Acting as the face of the company and therefore acting as a brand ambassador.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A good mechanical engineering background is essential.
  • Customer focused.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or on an individual basis where required.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.
  • Experience with forklift trucks, military, agricultural or plant equipment is highly desirable.
  • Full UK driving licence.

Location: Dartford/Maidstone, Kent

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 + Overtime

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