Field Service Engineer

  • Construction Jobs
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Mar 23, 2022
Permanent Construction

Job Description

Service Engineer Salary: £30,000.00 – £38,000.00 per annum + Overtime A family run south coast contractor are currently looking for a mobile field service engineer to join there ever growing team. Specialising in critical power, they offer design, project management, installation, commissioning and service support. Job Description As a Service Engineer you will need to have experience with generators and will be responsible for carrying out Planned Preventive Maintenance, fault diagnosis and rectification of any faults found with critical power equipment. Resolve any issues at the work site without interrupting the customer’s business or daily activities, whilst ensuring all aspects continue to work to their optimal performance. Duties/responsibilities to include but not limited to are; * Carry out service and maintenance, fault diagnosis, testing and repairs on all makes and manufacture of generators and associated electrical equipment * Carry out load bank testing, site surveys, inspections, fault finding, repairs and testing of generator sets and associated electrical equipment * Assist with the installation and commissioning of a wide variety of critical power equipment * Provide prompt breakdown response and resolution, commissioning and customer training of all critical power equipment and associated electrical equipment * Installation and connection of both planned and emergency hire generator sets * Accurately complete all service visit reports, action lists and records in timely manner with accurate and full details * Be part of the on-call rota * Prepared to work some unsociable hours including weekends and bank holidays as determined by the needs of the business * Train and instruct customers, engineers and subordinates on relevant procedures as required * Estimate the time and materials required for remedial jobs and submit detailed reports to initiate requirements for supplies, tools, and equipment as necessary to complete jobs * Liaise with service control and make expert recommendations to ensure jobs are professionally completed on time and on budget * Highlight and report additional sales opportunities and leads * Enforce safety regulations, rules, working conditions and good working practices always * Carry out electrical testing (minor works as required) * Communicate with all customers, suppliers and internal staff with a courteous and professional manner always * Carryout any other reasonable duties or tasks as determined by the needs of the business * Train and instruct personnel in the safe operation of equipment and tools * Complete dynamic on site risk assessments before commencing any work * Attend training and develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills and continually and actively increase technical and product knowledge Desired qualifications and experience. * Excellent technical knowledge in mechanical engineering and maintenance procedures * Have a broad understanding of electrical systems including distribution, PLC control systems and control panels * Level 3 NVQ, BTEC or City and Guilds in plant maintenance, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or other suitably related engineering discipline * 18th Electrical installations BS7671 certified * Experience within critical power applications * Strong analytical and fault-finding skills Benefits * Company Van * Tablet and phone supplied * Full uniform provided