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Vacancy Details

Field Service Engineer - REF No. HQ5593

Industry Sector: Engineering - Mechanical
Location: Surrey, England

Salary: circa £35000 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: Steve Ridley

Job Summary

A UK leader in the provision of security barriers and fences, gates, bollards, traffic blockers and turnstiles need a Service Engineer due to the expansion of their business. As Service Engineer you will service, repair and install a range of high quality security systems, primarily at sites in London and the South. If you have hydraulics or electro-mechanical experience then this could be a great opportunity to join a successful business who offer training in skills such as gate safety to help you to develop your skills Applications from ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged.

Detailed Job Description

Job Title: Service Engineer

Salary: £35,000 (DoE)

Location: Surrey

Job type: Permanent

Vacancy Reference: HQ5593

A UK leader in the provision of security barriers and fences, gates, bollards, traffic blockers and turnstiles need a Service Engineer due to the expansion of their business. As Service Engineer you will service, repair and install a range of high quality security systems, primarily at sites in London and the South. If you have hydraulics or electro-mechanical experience then this could be a great opportunity to join a successful business who offer training in skills such as gate safety to help you to develop your skills.

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

Key Responsibilities:

* Install, service, maintain and repair security barriers, gates, bollards blockers and turnstiles
* Identify and rectify faults on equipment including, wiring, PCB's, motors, pumps, valves, hydraulic hoses, chains and belts
* Install new components to ensure that machinery is working safely and efficiently
* Advise customers on best possible solutions to ensure that machinery is working safely
* Provide accurate service documentation for site visits
* Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with company Health & Safety regulations
* Maintain an awareness of company Quality Assurance requirements
* You must be flexible as you will be required to be on call on a rota with the rest of the team

Knowledge, skills and qualifications - essential:

* Proven fault finding and problem solving skills
* Ability to read and interpret electrical wiring diagrams
* Good working knowledge of electro-mechanical engineering systems
* Hold or working towards a relevant engineering qualification
* Competent to work on own initiative in potentially pressurised environments
* Good communication and customer service skills.
* Flexible approach - willing to be part of an on call rota
* Full clean driving licence.

Knowledge, skills and qualifications - desirable:

* 17th/18th Edition
* City and Guilds or NVQ level relevant qualification
* CSCS card or equivalent, testing and commissioning qualification
* DHF Gate Safety accreditation or equivalent
* Experience working with Hydraulic and electrical equipment, manufacturers such as Heald, Frontier Pitts, Cova, Eagle Automation, APT, BFT, FAAC and other automation equipment.

Person Specification:

You must be hardworking, able to work on own initiative, committed to meeting deadlines and willing to undertake full security clearance. You will be a team player who is willing to be included within a callout rota. You must be comfortable working as part of an operational team that maintains a high standard of customer satisfaction.

Benefits:

* A competitive salary, depending on your experience
* Company Van, fuel card, mobile phone and company uniform
* 23 Days Holidays rising to 28 days
* Overtime, call out allowance and daily retainer paid whilst on call
* Company pension scheme and life assurance.


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