Field Maintenance Engineer - Vehicle Lift & Garage Equipment

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£24,000 - £26,000 Plus Overtime Payments, Van, Mobile Phone & Tablet PC
28 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Field Maintenance & Service Engineer - Vehicle Lift & Garage Equipment
Newcastle/North Tyneside or Northumberland.
£24,000 - £26,000 Plus Overtime Payments, Van, Mobile Phone & Tablet PC

We are looking for engineers to join our team of specialists who inspect and maintain our range of products including vehicle lifts, and MOT test equipment including brake testers, headlamp testers, gas analysers and smoke meters. 

Previous experience of Garage Equipment products is desired but NOT essential.

The Company:

We have been leading the Garage Equipment supply and maintenance market for 38 years and we are continuing to gain new clients as well as maintaining long-standing relationships with existing customers.

Many new opportunities are opening up for us so now is a great time for anybody looking for the next exciting development in their career, to join us.

The Ideal Person will:

+ Have a good working knowledge and experience of maintenance, inspection and breakdown repair activities in a field service environment
+ Be a multi-skilled mechanical engineer with pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical expertise, and a proven ability to deliver excellent quality of service to customers
+ Be flexible and willing to work overtime and occasional weekends as requested
+ Be self-motivated
+ Be customer focussed
+ Possess a positive “can-do” attitude towards solving customer problems
+ Be confident and able to work under your own initiative
+ Have excellent communication skills – dealing with colleagues and customers at all levels
+ Ideally live in Teesside, Darlington, or North Yorkshire areas

What the role entails?

+ Carry out examination, test, repair and calibration of a wide range of Garage Equipment products including vehicle lifts, brake testers, gas analysers and smoke meters
+ Ensuring control of your own van stock to meet prompt repair deadlines
+ The continued development of skills required ensuring that all work is completed to a high standard
+ Occasionally stay overnight away from home

Field Vehicle Lift and Garage Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Engineer Requirements:

The following knowledge/qualifications are required or preferred but training will be provided as necessary:

+ Electrical and mechanical knowledge
+ LOLER and PUWER legislation awareness
+ Have a good understanding of Health and Safety and it’s practical implications
+ Once in our employment, and following training, you will also be required to attend and pass the GEA Lift Engineer Accreditation Scheme.

Please note, a full clean UK driving licence is essential.

In return we will provide an attractive salary, kitted out liveried van with fuel card, quality branded workwear and PPE, smart phone, tablet PC and necessary test equipment.

You will benefit from working for a company with a 38 year pedigree and plans for growth, market-leading products, and a strong customer base.

The main area of operation is the North of England but travel to Southern Scotland, Yorkshire and Cheshire will also be required. Further travel and overnight stays are occasionally required.

We are looking for people with a strong, positive attitude, with drive and enthusiasm to succeed, and a willingness to participate in the development of the business.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 8.30 – 5.00pm, plus travel, with half an hour for lunch. There will be some overtime, and occasional weekend work required.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Multi-Skilled Engineer, Electro-Mechanical Engineer, Garage Equipment Engineer, Lift Engineer.

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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