Field Service Engineer - Southampton

Engineering / Trades
Ref: 238 Date Posted: Monday 10 Feb 2020
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Red Chilli Recruitment are actively seeking a Field Service Engineer for a market leader in the service and repair of tail lifts and roller shutter doors for commercial and passenger vehicles; offering 24 hours a day, 365 days per year service to their customers, to cover the South Coast region.   

Reporting into the Location Manager, the successful individual will be responsible for both the repair and ongoing planned maintenance of undertaking installations, repairs and planned maintenance of passenger and commercial tail lifts, roller shutter doors and lift indexes.

Individuals are likely to be qualified within mechanical engineering but more importantly will have at least 2 years commercial experience of working within a field engineering capacity on the repair and maintenance of passenger or disabled access lifts, passenger or commercial tail lifts, roller shutter doors, lift indexes, scissor lifts, fork lift trucks, heavy plant machinery, agricultural machinery or trucks as well as possess a good understanding of hydraulics, MIG / ARC welding and basic electrical fault finding skills working on 12 & 24 volt power packs.

Consideration will also be given to an experienced Truck Fitter who is now looking for a change.

Individuals who are LOLER qualified would be of distinct interest to our client, though not essential.

This position is offering a salary in the region of £24,000 - £27,500 + benefits to include a Company Van, overtime + on call allowances with expected earnings in the region of £35,000 - £40,000, mobile phone, healthcare, life assurance, contributory pension scheme and 25 days holiday + bank holidays.