• Location

    Tyne and Wear, England

  • Sector:

    technical & engineering

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £33000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mandy Matley

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Onsite Service Technician - Lifting Equipment

Tyne and Wear

Salary up to £33000 plus benefits

Working hours are fixed on a four-week pattern.

My client is a well-established manufacturer or cranes and lifting equipment, well established and with a global presence they continue to dominate their sector.

They are currently looking to add to their team and are looking to recruit a high calibre, experienced Onsite Electrical Engineer to repair, maintain and service customers' lifting equipment plus installation, testing and certification of overhead cranes and hoists.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • You will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on electric overhead travelling cranes.
  • Consulting with customers on repair and safety related issues.
  • Generating sales leads during service call.
  • Completing appropriate documentation.

What our client is requires in a candidate:

  • You must be apprentice-trained or equivalent and fully conversant with electrical engineering disciplines
  • Experience is working with 415v ac 3 phase motor contactor control circuits both squirrel cage and wound rotor.
  • A good understanding of 110/48 volt relay and contactor circuits.
  • Some frequency speed control device experience.
  • Experience is working on medium to large drive couplings, brakes and reduction gearboxes.
  • Experience with overhead cranes and hoists is preferred, full product training will be given however.
  • Willingness to work rostered day shift [pattern) 5 days out of 7 (39 hours over 5 days)
  • Be willing to work one weekend in every month
  • Strong interpersonal skills as there is extensive customer contact
  • Hold a current driving licence

An attractive package is on offer with basic salary to £30000 plus benefits etc, also our client can offer the career advancement opportunities you would expect from a major, multinational business.

If you would be interested in the role please apply ASAP as our client is looking to interview as soon as possible.