Field Service Engineer

Role Type: Permanent

Location: South Shields, Tyne and Wear,

Salary From: £28000

Salary To: £31000

Contact Name: Newcastle

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A Field Service Engineer with an Electrical background is needed by a growing engineering company

As a Field Service Engineer you will be responsible for the service, maintenance, repair and overhaul of electrical, instrumentation and mechanical systems. Your main duties will include: –

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Safe, correct, and efficient preventive and routine maintenance of equipment and machinery
  • Diagnostics of faults and issues of equipment, machinery, and systems
  • Repair of equipment, machinery (electrical & mechanical) and systems
  • Correctly disassemble, inspect, clean, replace and re-assemble mechanical assemblies
  • Installation of electro-mechanical systems in accordance with safety standards and regulations
  • Electro-mechanical system testing and commissioning
  • Completion of risk assessments, reports, and certificates
  • Equipment and machinery health checks
  • Liaise with customer about works and suggested (any) remedial actions
  • Have the knowledge, understanding and competency to identify potential regulation breaches and feedback to the office
  • Feedback to the technical team with improvement suggestions

The successful candidate will need the following skills & personal qualities

  • Electrical/electronic hands-on practical skills
  • Mechanical hands-on practical skills – maintenance experience
  • Appropriate engineering/electrical experience and training such as an apprenticeship
  • Level 3 engineering or technical qualifications (e.g. ONC/ NVQ L3/ C&G L3)
  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • Ability to pass security clearance
  • IT literate with email and MS suite such as Word and Excel
  • Ability to travel and stay overnight regularly (up to 1 week at a time with 2/3 nights typical)

This role is Field-based with 80% on site/traveling and 20% factory and would ideally suit an experienced multi-skilled maintenance technician/engineer who enjoys travelling and variety in their work, as each day provides its own challenges. You will need the ability to apply technical knowledge to solve problems, a strong safety awareness and culture, good problem-solving skills and the ability to remain composed under pressure

Benefits include overtime at 1.333 x hourly rate – weekdays (1.5 x hourly rate – weekend/bank holiday) or hours in lieu/flexitime for overtime, fully expensed travel, full product training and qualification, and long service awards.

If you would like to join a growing company with a rewarding and collaborative working environment please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now


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