Field Service Engineer

Recruiter
Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
Location
Buckinghamshire
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A field service engineer is needed by an innovative solutions provider who enables older people, or those with complex health needs, to live more independently and enhance their quality of life. The field service engineer will join a growing team installing, repairing and carrying out preventative maintenance on a range of Intruder Alarms, CCTV, Door Entry, Access Control, Environmental Monitoring/Control, Fire Detection and Call Systems. There is an additional on call allowance and overtime so that an engineer can expect to earn more than the base salary advertised.

Applications from ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged.

Key Responsibilities:

Repair and maintain equipment and systems
Perform first line repairs and preventative maintenance checks
Provide technical assistance and training to other team members and customers
Undertake and assist with installation activities, site visits / commissioning / surveys etc.
Identify and resolve issues impacting upon customer satisfaction
Commission new installations prior to hand-over
Have an in-depth knowledge of all core products
Achieve and exceed productivity and performance targets and KPIs
Promote the company as a world class service provider

Knowledge, skills and qualifications - essential:

A basic understanding of Electrical and Electronic systems/principles
Problem solving and analytical skills
Effective communication skills
Excellent time management and planning skills
Good IT skills
Sound knowledge of Health & Safety issues
Full driving licence

Knowledge, skills and qualifications - desirable:

Some experience of repairing any of the following: Intruder Alarms, CCTV, Door Entry, Access Control, Environmental Monitoring/Control, Fire Detection, Nurse Call, etc.
A pass at ONC level, equivalent NVQ Level 2 or 3 or alternative in a technical discipline (Electrical or Electronic Engineering)
Ability to work at heights or in confined dusty spaces
Experience of working with KPI’s, performance measures, SLA’s or similar
Experience of working with the elderly or vulnerable
Some knowledge of networks and IP based systems

Person Specification:

You should be smart and tidy in appearance with a good health record and a flexible approach to work. In addition, you will be someone who is able to demonstrate a customer first attitude. You will be willing to undertake training as required and will agree to undertake a CRB check.

Benefits:

Life Insurance
Scottish Widows Pension
25 days leave plus bank holidays (plus ability to buy up to three days extra)

Salary: £23,500-£25,000 (OTE £30,000)

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