Workshop Service Engineer

Nationwide Platforms Engineering
Warrington, UK
16 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Have you ever wondered how those breath-taking overhead camera angles are achieved in movies, or how we get a birds-eye view of a tee shot stroked down the middle of the fairway?

The chances are it's because of powered access.

Our service engineers inspect, repair and maintain powered access machines, ensuring that they are ready for use by our customers.

If you have a background servicing and maintaining cars, agricultural equipment, forklift trucks, HGV, plant or small tools and you're interested in developing a career path with the market leader in powered access, we'd love to hear from you.

In return you'll receive a competitive salary depending on experience, opportunities for overtime, ongoing training, 25 days holiday, pension match up to 5% and access to childcare vouchers.

Responsibilities include:
  • Support the Senior Service Engineer in the effective running of the Depot workshop within the region.
  • Carry out pre-delivery inspections (PDI) of machines at client premises and at depot as required, and in conformance with manufacturer's specification, company policy and the regulations affecting the use. Ensure that there is no deficiency or defect likely to affect the safe working of a machine. Notify appropriate manager of any defective or unsafe equipment.
  • Repair machines at depot or on site as required to ensure conformance with manufactures specification and company policy.
  • To complete planned maintenance activities including maintaining the appearance of the fleet to corporate standard.
  • Handover machines to customers and familiarise customers with safe machine operation in accordance with company procedures.
  • Act as an ambassador for the company, providing a high standard of customer care and being polite at all times. Relay appropriate customer queries to depot staff as required.
  • Accurately complete all relevant paperwork including engineer's report, off hire, pre/delivery inspection and service sheets.
  • Update system on machine status change i.e. PDI carried out, Machine under repair, 6 monthly statutory Inspection completed.

The ideal candidate will have: -
  • Relevant general maintenance qualifications.
Experience in servicing and maintaining cars, agricultural equipment, forklift trucks, HGV, plant or small tools etc. Have a mature outlook and the ability to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure. Understand the importance of excellent customer service.
Part of the Loxam Group, Nationwide Platforms is the UK's largest powered access specialist with a fleet of 10,500 machines operating from a network of 26 depots. With a workforce of more than 900 employees and 25 years' experience in working at height, it has unprecedented knowledge on the widest range of access platforms as well as expertise on specific product, site and working at height challenges.

Its dedicated research and development division, BlueSky Solutions, is also committed to identifying and solving key issues and challenges faced by the industry as well as developing a range of solutions to improve productivity, increase safety and reduce cost for customers.

The company also ensure the industry is properly trained in the safe use of powered access and in 2016 it retained its position as the world's largest IPAF provider for the sixth consecutive year after training more than 15,000 delegates. In addition, it trained a further 1,500 delegates on a range of PASMA, IOSH and other Health & Safety courses, making it one of the world's largest providers of working at height training.

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