Mechanical Engineer

Red Recruitment Group
Sutton Coldfield, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Depot Based Mobile Engineer

Basic salary + company vehicle

Job Summary:

To effectively and competently carry out diagnostics, service and repair of machinery ensuring to deliver a first class service to both internal & external customers. To actively seek revenue opportunities and discuss these with customers, CSSM's and your Line Manager.

Main Tasks / Responsibilities / Authorities:
  • To service and repair construction equipment or miscellaneous equipment, as required by line management, maintaining safe working practices throughout.
  • To identify mechanical problems, using technical knowledge and computerized diagnostic equipment, offering guidance and advice to the customer.
  • To carry out duties in a commercially focused way, seeking additional service revenue opportunities and promoting our aftermarket solutions.
  • To carry out all work in line with quotations and time guides, highlighting to management where additional work may be required.
  • Maintain a sufficient personal toolkit to enable you to carry out the job effectively.
  • In regards to company tooling (including but not limited to laptops, PDA's, specialist tooling and lifting equipment), ensure defects are reported, use is in line with current test periods and in line with instructions/training.
  • Ensure software updates are installed as new versions are released.
  • Accurate completion of systems/paperwork (including but not limited to oil sample reports, Matris readouts, component failure reports, ERG's)
  • Complete PDA's, electronic reports and timesheets in 'real time' providing comprehensive details of the work undertaken.
  • To order parts for your work as necessary and to return parts in a clean condition and at the time of job completion, to aid the efficient invoicing of workshop jobs.
  • To assist and coach colleagues with technical support where necessary.
  • To be prepared to work with Apprentices as a coach, mentor and guide when required.
  • To ensure a smart and professional appearance, wearing appropriate work wear and PPE, and to ensure housekeeping in your work area and van is of a high standard.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as and when required and to honour reasonable call out requests.
  • Attend any relevant product or systems training courses, staying away from home where required, to ensure a high standard of competence required to efficiently complete duties.
  • Work in accordance with UK standards of health, safety, quality and environmental care.
  • Any other duties that may be reasonably requested by your manager.

Key Skills / Competencies:
  • Be a good team worker
  • Ability to communicate efficiently with colleagues, management and customers
  • Work with a cost conscious mindset to ensure maximum profitability
  • Problem solving ability and high level of diagnostic skills
  • IT Literacy - basic computer skills and ability to use email
  • High standards and attention to detail
  • Conscientious in all aspects of the job
  • Highly responsible, reliable, honest and trustworthy
  • Ability to understand technical literature/systems

Required knowledge & experience:
  • Education / Professional Qualifications required for the position:
  • A formal engineering qualification in Plant Maintenance, Agricultural/HGV mechanics (i.e. NVQ 3/C&G)
  • Relevant experience in the repair and maintenance of heavy construction plant, including proven technical competence on diesel engines, transmissions, drive lines, hydraulics and electrical systems

Desirable: Welding and fabrication

To apply please submit your CV

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