Blackburn (BB2 7LB)
We are looking for a keen, qualified plant service engineer, fitter, mechanic or technician to join our team.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is either an experienced powered access engineer OR maybe you are a car mechanic, LCV technician or an experienced plant fitter in another sector and want to do something a bit different.
As a Workshop Service Engineer for Nationwide Platforms you will work within a busy depot to inspect, repair and maintain our machines ensuring that they are ready for use by our customers. Our machines are powered access machines such as booms and scissor lifts, but don’t worry full training will be given. So, providing you have a great attitude and are willing to learn plus have some mechanical/ electrical engineering experience behind you then this could be the role for you.
In reward we can offer you a competitive salary, overtime, life assurance x2 contractual salary, Westfield health insurance, 25 days holiday and a pension. Working hours are Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm.
Responsibilities include: -
Support the Senior Service Engineer in the effective running of the Depot workshop within the region.
Carry out pre-delivery inspections (PDI) of machines at the depot as required, and in conformance with manufacturer’s specification, company policy and the regulations affecting the use. Ensure that there is no deficiency or defect likely to affect the safe working of a machine. Notify appropriate manager of any defective or unsafe equipment.
Repair machines at depot or on site as required to ensure conformance with manufactures specification and company policy.
To complete planned maintenance activities including maintaining the appearance of the fleet to corporate standard.
Handover machines to customers and familiarise customers with safe machine operation in accordance with company procedures.
Act as an ambassador for the company, providing a high standard of customer care and being polite at all times. Relay appropriate customer queries to depot staff as required.
Accurately complete all relevant paperwork including engineer’s report, off hire, pre/delivery inspection and service sheets.
Update system on machine status change i.e. PDI carried out, Machine under repair, 6 monthly statutory Inspection completed.
About you: -
Relevant general engineering maintenance qualification, preferably to NVQ level 3 or equivalent.
Experience in diesel engineering, auto electrics, hydraulics and diagnostics fault finding.
Have a mature outlook and the ability to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure.
Understand the importance of excellent customer service.
Nationwide Platforms is the market-leading powered access rental company in the UK providing a fleet of more than 15,500 machines with working heights from 3m to 90m.
With a depot network spanning 38 depots, Nationwide Platforms provide its customers with leading safe access solutions for working at height. It also has the largest powered access training department in Europe, delivering a comprehensive range of working at height training courses to powered access operators and the wider access industry.
Nationwide Platforms is part of Loxam, Europe’s largest equipment rental company operating in 30 countries.