JOB TITLE: Field Engineer (Switchgear)


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Warrington
Job Reference : 11465 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 22/04/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : £30000 - £35000 per annum + Van,Petrol,Pension,BUPA,OT
 
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

In this role you will be required to perform the installation, offloading, maintenance, commissioning and modification/refurbishment on a range of LV and HV Switchgear and electrical distribution equipment 415v - 33kv system. After attending of the best training centres in the industry during your first few months to get you up to speed you will be expected to work on installations and supervising a team of subcontractors to ensure their work standard is up to the client's specification.


Job Description

Field Engineer (Switchgear)

The Package

North West
£30-35k for perfect candidate, Van + Petrol Card, Excellent Pension, Mon - Fri 37.5hours + Flexible Overtime, Bonus, Private Health, 25days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays, Mobile, Laptop.

The Opportunity

A wonderful opportunity to work for a global specialist in energy management, voted on of the top 25 companies to work for worldwide. This is an opportunity to continue and further your professional development in a global company.

Job role

In this role you will be required to perform the installation, offloading, maintenance, commissioning and modification/refurbishment on a range of LV and HV Switchgear and electrical distribution equipment. After attending of the best training centres in the industry during your first few months to get you up to speed you will be expected to work on installations and supervising a team of subcontractors to ensure their work standard is up to the client's specification. The nature of the role also includes the requirement for you to be on call 24x7 due to the necessity to attend a customer site at short notice and perform diagnosis and repairs, meaning communication and customer facing experience is also beneficial. Once up to speed you will be required to use your technical knowledge to provide training and support for field service engineers coupled with providing problem solving and fault finding process improvement ideas, to allow the team to adopt a continuous improvement policy.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will be HNC/HND educated in either electrical engineering with relevant experience although product specific training will be provided. The candidate should seek to join a company where they can actively look to continue their training and development on industry leading technology, which may take place in other European countries for up to two weeks at a time. The candidate will be working as part of a small team reporting into a Regional Services Manager and with the role being field based the willingness to travel is a must, with on occasion the requirement to stay away from home overnight.

The Company

The company are a global specialist in energy management, with a commitment to make the most of their client's energy and reduce the adverse effects that inefficient energy use has upon the planet. The company heavily invest in the latest innovative technology to keep energy use green, safe and productive worldwide.
The Package
The role is paying a salary between £30-35K with the option to earn significantly more than this in overtime. The role comes with a van complete with a petrol card, excellent pension structure paying up to 7.5%, private healthcare, bonus and 25days holiday + 8 bank holidays.

Essential Requirements

*HNC/HND in Electrical Power Engineering or equivalent
*Extensive experience and knowledge of current or legacy electrical distribution products
*Good practical Electrical and Mechanical skills
*The ability and confidence to work alone on own initiative

Bluefire Consulting is the employment agency acting on behalf of the current company.


Job Keywords

switchgear, electrical, mechancial, engineering, plc, field, service, high voltage, maufacturing, testing, switchboard, hv, lv, comissioning, install, repair, maintenance, upgrade,transformer, application, fault finding, system, voltage,



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