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Semi-Skilled/Skilled Workshop Engineer

Location:      Purfleet, Essex

Posted:         12/04/2018 

Salary:          Dependent on experience

Job Type:      Permanent


Position Description:

A position has arisen in our Purfleet depot for a Semi-Skilled or Skilled Workshop Engineer. You will be responsible for repairing and minor overhauls of forklift trucks, along with preparation of new forklift trucks for customer delivery.

Main Duties Include: 

Repairing:
Electrical, mechanical and hydraulic components
Hydraulic valves and rams
Final drive and gearbox components
Engines and components

Servicing:
Gas, diesel and electric powered forklift trucks
Using check sheets, checking that the brakes are fully functional, lifting assembly and steering are in working order
Changing oil and filters as necessary
Thorough Examinations pending qualifications
Preventative Maintenance, such as lubricating steering and lifting equipment.

Overhaul of Forklift Trucks:
Completing partial strip-down of gas, diesel, or electric forklift trucks
Preparing, steam cleaning or painting the chassis of forklift trucks
Bolting / welding on ancillaries to the chassis’

Battery Maintenance:
Check voltages and fluid levels of forklift trucks, using meters and hydrometers. 

New & Used Equipment Preparation:
Preparation of gas, diesel and electric forklift trucks by performing pre-delivery inspections (PDI’s), using check-sheets from the manufacturer to check the specifications to meet the customer’s requirements, along with overseeing the despatch and receipt of trucks in and out of the Depot.

Paperwork:
Weekly timesheets
Completing job sheets on a daily basis to record progress of repairs, parts used or required, etc 
Liaising with the Service Controller as necessary and advising of any changes

Any other reasonable duties related to this role e.g May be required to collect spare parts locally, Delivery and collection of Powered Pallet Trucks, 
Occasional site support to the field service engineers


Education/Qualifications / Skills & Experience:


Essential:
City and Guilds in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering related field
Experience in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering in heavy goods / plant machinery / automotive
Numerate
Literate

Desirable:
Thorough Examination Qualifications
Degree qualified in related field
Able to work unsupervised as required
Able to drive
Diagnostic computer skills
 

Contact Name:        HR@acclaimhandling.com
Job Reference:        AR/SN/WE/P  

 

Applications by email only, strictly no agencies.

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