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Field Service Engineer – Armed Forces

Posted 05 June 2024
Salary £28,000 - £40,000
LocationGlasgow
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalEngineering
ReferenceJ14825
Job FunctionField Service Engineering

Job description

Rewards and Benefits on Offer;

  • Competitive starting salary, with salary grades to progress through.

  • Stable growing and industry leading organisation.

  • Excellent on-going training and support.

  • All equipment provided, including company van or car, all your tools, PPE, laptop, fuel, credit card, expenses, paid overtime, call-out payments.

  • The company believe in working in true partnership with their employees. If there is any additional working hours, overtime, weekend working you will always be asked and consulted to see if you are available.

  • Permanent employment.

  • Immediate start.

  • Additional benefits discussed later in the recruitment process.

MTrec’s New Opportunity;

MTrec Technical are proudly representing our prestigious engineering client, based in Scotland, with their plans for growth and expansion, by recruiting Field Service Engineers to join their team. You will be joining a well-established, dynamic company, with an excellent team-based culture and huge opportunities to progress your career. Our client is a major player in their specialist industry and will be soon entering a period of sustained growth and expansion as they widen their customer portfolio. You will be joining a very secure and expanding business, where you will enjoy a varied working environment, a great team culture and a fantastic new career move.

If you have a background in the Armed Forces with relevant engineering and technical experience, please apply now for an immediate response. You may have served in the Royal Navy and repaired steam plant, boilers and associated equipment, or you have been in the RAF and worked on propulsion systems, or you may have served in the Army/REME and repaired and serviced heavy plant, equipment or vehicles. As mentioned, the company will provide you with excellent and fully paid for training to provide you with the necessary skills to help support your transition into industry. They just need the technical skills and background, with the desire and motivation to provide a great engineering service to their very diverse customer base. You will also be provided with a superb and industry leading package, that includes great salary progression, all of your specialist tooling and PPE provided, a fully expensed company car or van, paid overtime, 33 days holiday and you are paid door to door, so if you have a job which is a quite a distance from home, you will still be paid for your time.

The Job You’ll Do;

  • A home-based role, where you will travel to your customer sites on a variety of service visits.

  • Routine service & maintenance of the industrial equipment,

  • Preparation of annual insurance surveys and NDE Examinations.

  • To participate in supporting the company with product testing prior to despatch.

  • To support the company in the commissioning, servicing, and maintenance of products to overseas clients.

  • Coordinate activities when working with apprentices and/or less knowledgeable or skilled engineers to meet customer expectations and utilisation.

  • Work in a confined space when appropriate.

  • Undertake routine service, cleaning & maintenance activities on associated equipment.

  • Participate in providing and supporting the company’s 24 hr breakdown cover.

  • Competently undertaking servicing, both in gas and oil.

  • Undertake repair or replacement of failed components and be competent in the diagnosis of common faults and reinstatement of replaced equipment.

  • Provide and deliver product familiarisation when handing over commissioned products to the client.

  • Lead by example to ensure colleagues and Trainee/Apprentice Service Engineers understand and comply with both company and site-specific Health & Safety procedures.

About You;

  • You will have served, in a technical related role – as an engineer or technician, in the armed forces. The company will consider any technical background from the Royal Navy, Royal Airforce or the Army/REME.

  • You may have served in the Royal Navy and repaired steam plant, boilers and associated equipment, or you have been in the RAF and worked on propulsion systems, or you may have served in the Army/REME and repaired and serviced heavy plant, equipment or vehicles

  • You will be either mechanically or electrically biased. They are very open to your trade background.

  • You will possess excellent fault-finding and repair skills.

  • You will have the necessary qualifications related to your technical specialism.

  • The other main requirement the company has, is the desire and motivation to transition into industry and become a real trusted asset to the company. You will be provided with a range of superb training courses, on-going support and mentoring and great opportunities for career progression. The role is home-based, where you will manage your service visits to develop long term relationships with your customers and provide them with your technical expertise.