JOB TITLE: Mechanical Field Service Engineer

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : East Sussex
Job Reference : 10996SM Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 17/09/2014
Salary & Benefits : £29000 - £31000 per annum + VEHICLE
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Mechanical Field Service Engineer Paying up to £31k plus vehicle and benefits Covering East Sussex

Job Description

Mechanical Field Service Engineer
Paying up to £31k plus vehicle and benefits
Covering East Sussex

The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced Mechanical Field Service Engineer to provide breakdown support across the East Sussex area. The role will be responsible for servicing and breakdown recovery to large specialist heavy goods vehicles. This position requires excellent general knowledge of HGV, particularly waste vehicles, good organisational and time management skills. The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach to work be able to work with their own autonomy

Some of the responsibilities for the Mechanical Field Service Engineer include

*Repairs and maintenance of all types of vehicles, with particular with an emphasis on Rollon/Rolloff, Articulated vehicles including Walking Floor Trailers
*Attend roadside breakdowns and work at other sites
*Offer a proactive approach to your work
*Maintain day to day organisation of workload and liaise with customers arranging workload in order of priority
*Mobile service vehicle to be kept in a condition respective of the company, and ensure agreed stock levels are kept to prevent vehicle down time.
*Required to fill in a daily worksheet for vehicle and plant maintenance each day and completed forms must be given to your Manager in a timely manner for processing charges.
*Maintain and perform a courteous relationship with members of Client staff and colleagues.

The Candidate
The ideal Mechanical Field Service Engineer will have;

*Experience as a Mechanical Fitter is essential
*Efficient in the following tasks; Mechanical; Pneumatic; Welding; Hydraulics, with specialist experience and qualifications pertaining to Refuse Collection Vehicles.
*Flexible approach to working in sometimes adverse conditions.
*Able to work on own initiative and must hold a current driving license. LGV licence would be desirable but not essential.
*Good Communication skills

The Company
The Mechanical Field Service Engineer will work for the leading recycling and waste management company in the UK.

The Package
Paying up to £31k plus vehicle and benefits

Job Keywords

Mechanical, Field, Service, Engineer, HGV, Sussex, mechanic, waste, Fleet, breakdown, recovery, heavy goods vehicle, articulated, lorries, trailers, pneumatic, welding, hydraulics, diesel, refuse collection, maintenance, transport, fitter, recycling

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