Field Service Engineer

Automation Experts Ltd
32000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual + GBP32000/annum + Offshore Allowances, Overtime, Pension
01 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Excellent opportunity for a skilled Electrical Service Engineer with PLC ability to join a specialist in the provision of complex systems to the Marine sector. You will be travelling internationally and offshore to provide both service and commissioning of electrical & PLC controlled equipment.
You will be responsible for the complete life cycle of all manufactured products from site assembly & test, installation, commissioning, repair and maintenance of Complete Marine Handling Solutions located worldwide. This role involves extensive travel offshore anywhere from 2 days up to 8 weeks per trip.
Duties will include:
Attend breakdowns and undertake fault finding
Identifying faults and repairing products
Liaise with customers and ensure that they are up to date on progress
Be required to use a wide variety of testing equipment including Load Cells
Advise customers on best possible solutions to ensure that equipment is working to the best of its ability.
Successful candidates will have a strong multi-skilled background within Electrical / PLC and be able to fault-find and modify PLC Programmes at customer sites. Knowledge of one or two PLC suppliers is expected and further training on others will be given.
Ideally from a Time served apprenticeship
Ability to fault find electrical / PLC issues
Conversant with Electrical / PLC Schematic
Flexible attitude - extensive travel worldwide
Excellent customer service skills
Able to use own initiative
Excellent problem solving
Able to work and remain calm under pressure
Any industrial background can be considered providing you are willing and flexible to train. You can expect a base salary cGBP32k with offshore allowances, overseas payments, overtime and pension. A Van is provided for any UK work required.
This role is based in the West Midlands and is commutable from around Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton and Telford. We are also open to candidates living in Central Scotland within and around East Kilbride, Glasgow, Hamilton and Motherwell.
The travel is very project dependent and will vary year to year from 30 - 80% away from home so flexibility is key.
For further information call Sarah Clarke.
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All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK - Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits.
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Thank you for your interest, if your experience is suitable for this position, please call the advising Consultant ASAP. NB. We cannot guarantee a response to every application