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Field Service Engineer (Reading)

Location:      Reading, Berkshire

Posted:         10/03/2018 

Salary:          Dependent on experience

Job Type:      Permanent - 40 hrs per week - Mon/Fri


 

Working with the Service Manager and liaising with the Service Controllers to service and repair forklift trucks at customers sites.

 

Position Requirements:

Skills & Experience:

Essential:
    • Good customer facing skills.
    • Experience in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering in heavy goods / plant machinery / automotive.
    • Holds a valid UK driving licence.
    • Hold a valid permit to work in the UK.
    • Able to work unsupervised as required.
Desirable:
    • Numerate
    • Literate
    • Computer literate

 

Education/Qualifications:

Essential:
    • City and Guilds or BTEC qualification in a related field of relevance to the Forklift industry, or similar qualification.
Desirable:
    • Thorough Examination Qualifications.

 

Position Description:


Onsite Customer Forklift Truck Repairs 
    • Repair of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic components.
    • Repairing hydraulic valves and rams.
    • Repairing final drive and gearbox components.
    • Repairing engines and components.
    • Inspecting and providing quotes to customers regarding repairs, in close liaison with the Service Manager.
    • To identify additional chargeable repairs that can be quoted to the customer.

Onsite Customer Forklift Truck Servicing 
    • Responsible for servicing LPG, diesel and electric powered forklift trucks to a high standard, and with a view to preventative maintenance.
    • Using a check sheet ensure the equipment is fully functional, and conforms to current legislation.
    • To carry out Thorough Examinations pending qualifications.
    • To identify additional chargeable repairs that can be quoted to the customer.

Onsite Customer Overhaul of Forklift Trucks
    • Responsible for completing a partial or full strip-down of LPG, diesel or electric forklift trucks.

Onsite Customer Battery Maintenance
    • Check voltages and gravities of traction batteries using meters and hydrometers.
    • Complete a battery survey and report on it as required.

Engineer Administration
    • Responsible for time entry, job reporting, parts requests and customer sign off using a tablet.
    • Liaising with the Service Manager and the Parts Controller as necessary.
    • Any other reasonable duties related to this role.
 

Contact Name:        HR@acclaimhandling.com
Job Reference:         Engineer Reading
 

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