Field Service Engineer (Mechanical / Electrical)

Location : Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Job Ref : MS238
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £28k - 34k per year


MS238 – Field Service Engineer (Mechanical / Electrical)

Location: Sheffield & surrounding areas

Salary: £28,000 – £34,000 per annum

Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently seeking an electrical / mechanical field engineer on behalf of one of our clients. The successful candidate will be responsible for installing & maintaining heavy machinery fire suppression systems.

This role is field based, and is covering between Newcastle to Middlesbrough & in the Sheffield region.

Applications from ex-military personnel are encouraged but all applications will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Always follow guidelines.
  • Working as efficiently as possible to ensure the work completed within allowed timeframe.
  • Servicing, installing & maintaining fire suppression systems for customers from a wide variety of industries including mining, quarrying, metal recycling, waste disposal, forestry & ports.
  • You will be trained in the safe use of harnesses as working at height may be required.
  • Complete site induction and carry out job risk assessments prior to commencing work.
  • Diagnose and report any faults to Operations and carry out any repairs as required.
  • Ensuring all relevant photos & details have been added to the engineer report.
  • Travelling to customers sites to attend emergency callouts on the fire suppression systems.
  • Undertake regular reviews of any health and safety matters and audits as determined by the Health and Safety Manual.
  • Monitor and control van stock, liaising with stores to ensure quantities do not drop below minimum levels.
  • Ensuring PPE is worn & maintained in accordance with site & company guidelines.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to use a phone/tablet to complete jobs, take photos and process parts on.
  • Must be happy to work away.
  • Conversant with the safe use of various handheld equipment and tools
  • Knowledge of auto electrics and electrical wiring, pipe and hose fitting and mechanical fitting.
  • Welding skills are desirable.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Must be flexible.
  • Self-motivated and focused.
  • Good communication skills.

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