Field Service Engineer

Recruiter
Swift Temps Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
06 Dec 2018
Closes
05 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client are a leading international specialist in access platforms and working safely and efficiently at heights. They currently have an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced Field Service Engineer (London / Home Counties) to join their team. As Field Service Engineer you will ultimately be responsible for service, repair, inspection and maintenance of the companies fleet of MEWPS both on site and in depot as required. Salary circa £33,000 - £36,000 per annum depending upon experience plus competitive benefits package and overtime.
Reporting directly to the Workshop Foreman, your key responsibilities will include:
* Maintain a clean and safe work area / vehicle whilst adhering to best practice safety procedures
* Maintain positive customer relations through professional interactions
* Diagnose and carry out preventative and routine maintenance according to manufacturer’s specification and MEWP requirements, as well as fault finding, trouble shooting and breakdowns on all equipment in rental and sales fleet
* Issue activity reports on faults and the parts, labour and time taken to complete the task
* Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as MEWP wiring and associated components
* Recognise, and propose the need for tools or other inventory to Senior Management
* Prepare new rental / sales equipment for delivery
* Perform checks on MEWP equipment before and after use for damage, hours used, tires, mileage, fuel levels, safety decals and safety compliance
* Calibrate equipment using electronic aids, procedures and programmable controllers
* Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts
* Examine form and texture of parts to detect imperfections
* Repair or replace defective parts and components
* After instruction, install special functional and structural parts in devices and equipment
* Start / Operate devices to test their performance and familiarise customers
* Demonstrate equipment to customers
* Set up and operate repair equipment and repair part according to instructions and procedures
* Attend technical training on new products as required
To be successful in the role of Field Service Engineer, you may have previously worked as a Mobile Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Field Technician, Repair Engineer or Service Technician and you will possess the following qualities:
* NVQ Level 2 and 3 (or equivalent) in Plant Maintenance
* CAP Card
* IPAF 3a and 3b
* Proven experience of maintaining and / or repairing access platform or similar equipment
* Thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment and procedures
* Knowledge of MS Office
* Excellent knowledge of English and Dutch, both written and spoken – Knowledge of an additional language would be highly advantageous
* Able to travel internationally
* Full valid UK driving licence
* CSCS Card is desirable
This position will be sections of London / Home Counties therefore, ideal candidates will be based accordingly.
If you are an experienced Field Service Engineer, who is comfortable travelling internationally, then please apply immediately. In return, our client offers a salary of circa £33,000 - £36,000 per annum depending upon experience plus competitive benefits package and overtime.
This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Swift who are operating as an employment business

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