Senior Field Service Engineer

Andy File Associates
Sheffield, UK
20 Oct 2019
05 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Our client is looking for a very experienced Field Service Engineer to join their existing team of engineers in order to service their growing network. Reporting directly to the Head of Commissioning, this challenging role will require a well-rounded engineer with considerable experience and a good understanding of mechanical equipment, electrical installations and control systems in industrial applications.

You will be responsible for the safe execution of preventive maintenance tasks as well as providing a rapid response to any system malfunctions in order to minimise station down time. The ideal candidate will have experience of using technical documentation such P&IDs, electrical diagrams, control logic flow diagrams, equipment datasheets, etc. to support fault diagnosis. You will be comfortable traveling to client sites.

The ideal candidate will have a successful track records of experience in the operation and servicing of industrial equipment for the process industries. Familiarity with the operation of PLC control systems is also essential.

The ideal candidate will be expected to demonstrate a very good understanding of safe working practices whilst working at industrial sites. The job holder will be required to obtain a safety passport as part of the extensive training provided by our client.

Essential Experience and Qualifications:

• Considerable experience as a field services engineer or similar role
• Mechanical / Electrical HNC/HND /higher qualification or time served engineer in both disciplines
• 16th/17th /18th edition or similar electrical training
• Experience of performing preventive maintenance and equipment diagnosis and repairs in the process industries
• Experience of sensor inspection and calibration
• Health and Safety conscious
• Full, UK driving license

Desirable experience and qualifications:

• Experience working with PLC control systems, hydraulic, pneumatic, and high pressure gas systems
• Experience and qualifications related to the maintenance and repair of ATEX equipment

Benefits include:

Competitive salary + Day Rate when working away, this equates to approximately 20% on top of basic salary (approx. £6,000).
Pension payable of 5% contributory after 3 months.
25 days holiday plus stats.

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