Field Service Engineer Basingstoke/Farnborough/Guildford/Reading

Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
£23000 to £28000 Per year
18 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Field Service Engineer - looking after Basingstoke/ Farnborough/Guildford/Reading

£23,000 to £28,000 plus overtime and bonus


Annual holidays, Pension, Company Van And Fuel Card

Monday to Friday 08.00am - 16.30pm with 30 minutes lunch

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a time served multi skilled, Field Service Engineer to join a national leader. Ouor clients have earned a reputation for exceptional product design, engineering and manufacturing of its award winning line of electric trucks. From their smallest pallet truck to their highest lifting VNA truck, their goal is to always provide the user with a wide selection of electric forklift trucks ranging from their smallest pallet truck to our highest lifting VNA truck, their goal is to always provide the user with a wide selection of electric forklift trucks.

The Field Service Engineer will have experience working on all aspects of electrical, mechanical, hydraulics and pneumatics. The Field Service Engineer yoou will need experience of carrying out maintenance, fault finding and diagnosis on all types of lift trucks. The Field Service Engineer will have a detailed understanding of health and safety within this environment.

Applications from suitable experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Working to a planned schedule fo service and maintenance jobs at our clients premises

To ensure Van stock is monitored/counted and sufficient for the day to day maintenance of the fleet

To carry out inspections and monitor the safety of the repaired and maintained trucks

To accurately complete job sheets, timesheets and purchase requsition and parts paperwork within the required timescales

To take responsibility for all equipment and tooling (including van/laptop/tablet etc) and ensure that it is in a safe condition for the type of work being undertaken

To work to strict planned schedules and deadlines


Must hold a Full Uk Driving Licence

Proficient in fault finding and repair

Educated with an ability to achieve a grade C in English and Maths at GCSE

Experience of Health & Safety requirements working in a workshop practice

Commitment to continuing personal and professional development

Excellent organisational skills, resourceful and solution driven

A high standard of accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to multi-task, prioritising workloads to work to tight deadlines

Ability to work independently or in a team

Clear communication skills - oral and written

Consultation and negotiation skills

Flexibility to cope with diverse needs of the post

Highly motivated and possessing a resilience to work under pressure

Positive, personable and optimistic with a can do attitude

Deirable Skills

Recent and relevant experience of working in the forklift truck service environment

Engineering qualification