Field Service Technician

Job Title: Field Service Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle, , UK 
Salary: £26000 - £28000/annum Car or allowance + Overtime  
Contact Name: Rebecca Harris
Job Published: November 04, 2017 10:13

Job Description

My client a leading manufacturer of reciprocating compressors has excellent career opportunities for self-motivated Field Service Technicians, with appropriate mechanical engineering skills and experience to join their UK-based customer support services department.

Reporting to the Field Service Coordinator, successful applicants will be required to have completed a recognised craft apprenticeship and have achieved at least a standard of engineering education to City and Guilds level, with relevant mechanical field experience. Knowledge of compressor control systems or refrigeration would be advantageous although specific company product training would be provided.

The focus of the position is on mechanical installation, commissioning, planned maintenance and "trouble shooting" on reciprocating compressors, which shall include the following:

• site maintenance & technican assistance
• liason with the client at site
• working to company QA, H&S and administrative procedures and client operating practices
• sub contractor supervision
• training of others for specialist products

The role requires a proactive and flexible approach in responding to client needs.

Successful applicants will be UK home- or workshop-based and must be prepared to work unsociable hours and be available within reason to respond to work at any time in the UK or internationally. They will receive a competitive salary, allowances and benefits package, including use of a company vehicle.

The company is a world leader in reciprocating compressor technology for numerous applications. Their compressors are used in the field of oil refining, chemical and petrochemical industries, air separation, as well as gas transport and storage. The company’s worldwide service network provides a full range of customer support services from supply of quality compressor components, valve service to complete plant overhauls, and from technical support engineering to the fulfillment of extensive service contracts.