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Plant Maintenance Engineer

£16.50 to £17.00 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

The HireWorks are delighted to be working with a national service and maintenance company to assist with the recruitment of a Plant Maintenance Engineer.

In this role you will be required to carry out diagnostics, service and repair of heavy plant machinery effectively and competently within the Kent area.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To self-manage the service and repair construction equipment or miscellaneous equipment within the Kent area, maintaining safe working practices throughout.
  • To identify mechanical problems, using technical knowledge and computerised diagnostic equipment, offering guidance and advice to the customer.
  • To carry out duties in a commercially focussed way, seeking additional service revenue opportunities and promoting our aftermarket solutions.
  • To be the main point of contact for the customer, ensuring high levels of satisfaction through effective resolution of queries and regular communication on planned site visits and machine repair progress.
  • To carry out all work in line with quotations and time guides, highlighting to management and customers where additional work may be required.
  • Maintain a sufficient personal toolkit to enable you to carry out the job effectively.
  • Accurate completion of systems / paperwork (including but not limited to oil sample reports, Matris readouts, component failure reports, Engineer Report Generator s)
  • To order parts for your work as necessary and to return parts in a clean condition and at the time of job completion, to aid the efficient invoicing of workshop jobs.

You will:

  • Be a good team worker.
  • Able to self-manage and generate own work.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently with colleagues, management and customers.
  • Work with a cost-conscious mindset to ensure maximum profitability.
  • Commercially aware, effectively managing the customers within the geographical area.
  • Problem solving ability and high level of diagnostic skills.
  • IT Literacy - basic computer skills and ability to use email.
  • Highly responsible, reliable, honest and trustworthy.

You will require:

  • A formal engineering qualification in Plant Maintenance, Agricultural/HGV mechanics (i.e. NVQ 3/C&G) (Desirable)
  • Relevant experience in the repair and maintenance of heavy construction plant, including proven technical competence on diesel engines, transmissions, drive lines, hydraulics and electrics.
  • Advanced diagnostic and trouble shooting skills and comprehensive understanding of hydraulics, electrics and EATS.
  • Welding and fabrication skills.

You will receive:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Overtime - During week and Saturday am time and half, Saturday pm and Sunday Double time.
  • London Weighting £2150 (within 35 miles of WC2N 6RQ)
  • Choice to be paid weekly or Monthly.
  • Benefits - Pension, Bonus, Mercedes Van, Uniform, Laptop, Phone, Healthshield (Health Insurance),Yulife, OEM training, 25 days Holiday plus Bank Holidays.

Please contact Dean to discuss this role further.

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  • Job Reference: 699472391-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: £16.50 to £17.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Primary Industry
  • Job Type: Permanent