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Electrical Service & Installation Engineer

Electrical Service & Installation Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Service & Installation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Somerset
Industry:
Salary: Up to £30k + Paid OT, Van & Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Dw4383
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email: Davidw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: August 23, 2018 08:47

Job Description

A large worldwide company with a global customer base, our client provides engineering solutions in actuation, to a wide customer base, predominantly the power, water and sewage industries. They manufacture electric valve actuators and gearboxes, from German factories.
 
The UK office assembles from sub-assemblies, whilst providing maintenance, repair and retrofit service for the UK and Irish market. Due to increased workload and expansion the UK subsidiary requires an additional service engineer.
 
There will be a requirement to travel through the UK and Ireland, with overnight stays as required.
 
You’ll be providing onsite and workshop based support, repair, service and installation of the Companies’ range of products.
 
To apply you’ll need:
Full clean UK driving licence
There needs to be a willingness to travel, and stay away from home.
Overtime will be required, generally during a weekday, but with occasional weekends.
The engineer needs to be fit and healthy as some elements of this job involve some heavy manual handling
Work at heights, i.e. power station cooling towers, may be requested.
Confined space working will be required, a 3-day training course will be required.
 
Technical Skills Required:
Electrical; 3-phase motor controls, electrical connection, earthing/bonding, 
Electronic; fault finding, wiring diagrams
Computer and IT; office suite, windows software, and company specific software
Mechanical; fitting and engineering, 
Valves; identification and operation, adaptation requirements for actuation
PLC and Control systems; ability to follow site wiring connections, and interpret drawings
Most product specific tools will be supplied, with the engineer expected to supply and maintain other standard tools as required.
 
Hours: 
37.5hrs/week. Lots of overtime available, typically 20hrs per month, not uncommon for up to 40hrs to be worked. A fair estimate of £6k+ in overtime is realistic. Working a 9 day fortnight, (alternate Fridays off as a rest day).
 
Benefits Package includes:
4 weeks holiday, up to 5 weeks after 5yrs
BUPA
Health Insurance Scheme
Pension
Sick Pay Scheme
Company Van
Lunch Allowance
Evening meals and accommodation covered for staying away