Mechanical Engineer

Wallace Hind Selection
Slough, UK
19 Jul 2019
30 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Career need a lift? If you're a qualified Industrial Mechanical Engineer within easy reach of Central London and have a good head for heights, you'll get access to the most iconic buildings in the world.

SALARY: £30,000 - £40,000

· Overtime = T+1/2 after 47.5 hours, T+1/2 Sat & Tx2 Sun (Hours Paid Door 2 Door)
· Either Company Vehicle (fully fitted out - business mileage only) OR Train Fare into London
· 20 Days Holiday
· Pension
· Uniform, PPE and all tools provided.

LOCATION: Work location will be covering Central London

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Luton, St Albans, Watford, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, Harrow, Edgware, Barnet, Enfield, Hertford, Cheshunt, Harlow, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Romford, Basildon, Dartford, Dagenham, Gravesend, Maidstone, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Bromley, Croydon, Mitcham, Sutton, East Grinstead, Crawley, Guildford, Epsom, Kingston Upon Thames, Woking, Twickenham, Hounslow, Wokingham, Maidenhead, Slough, Hayes, High Wycombe, Wembley, Aylesbury.

We're one of the most recognised names in the world of vertical access solutions and due to phenomenal growth we're looking for at least 5 Industrial Mechanical Engineers to join our expanding Central London team.

You'll be a valuable part of our growing Service Engineer team, providing Mechanical Engineering expertise to our wide range of cradles and BMUs (Building Maintenance Units), located on some of the most iconic landmarks across the City.

With a great head for heights, you'll provide regular service and maintenance of our equipment, as well as cover reactive diagnosis and repair.

The role is really varied and you'll have the opportunity to work on a broad range of equipment such as:
? Winches, hoists and motors
? Bearings, gearboxes and clutches
? Fall arrest systems, hydraulics, slinging and signalling.

You'll also use PLC's for fault finding.

To be considered for this role you MUST be a qualified Mechanical Engineer, educated to NVQ Level 3 or have an ONC, HNC, Mech Eng or Elec Eng Degree.

You MUST have:
? Be happy working at height
? Hands-on experience of motors / gearboxes / bearings and rollers.
? Hydraulic circuits knowledge.
? Basic electrical knowledge - be able to conduct safety checks (isolate motors, etc)

Experience of working on cranes or traction lifts would be ideal but as minimum you'll need to have experience of mechanical handling equipment / access plant lifting equipment. This could include but not be limited to: alloy gantries, forklifts, hiabs or versa lifts, skates, air skates, cranes, toe jacks, roller bars, ultralift, telehandlers.

We welcome applications from either qualified Industrial Mechanical or Electrical / Electronic Engineers and ex-Forces (Military, Army, Navy, RAF) personnel are of significant interest but above all we are looking for individuals with a positive 'can-do' attitude, who will go the extra mile for our customers and who see problems as interesting challenges to overcome.


You will get the best training available, coupled with regular performance reviews and opportunities to develop yourself both professionally and personally.


We are a leader in the provision of vertical access solutions, globally. We were established over 70 years ago and now we have 12 manufacturing sites in 8 Countries with operations in over 100. We employ c2,400 people and our UK Service division is the glue that holds everything together.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electronic Engineer, Service Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Machinery Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Service Engineer, Multi-skilled Engineer Mechanical Fitter, Electrical Fitter, Heavy Plant, Heavy Engineering, Winches, hoists, motors, bearings, gearboxes and clutches, fall arrest systems, hydraulics, slinging, signalling, mechanical handling equipment, access plant lifting equipment, alloy gantries, forklifts, hiabs or versa lifts, skates, air skates, cranes, toe jacks, roller bars, ultralift, telehandlers, military, Army, Navy, RAF.

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note : Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.


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