Workshop Technician - ESS

  • Vacancy Title
  • Workshop Technician - ESS
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • ESS
  • Location
  • Newcastle Under Lyme
  • Closing Date
  • 01/06/2022
  • Job Description
  • We have a fantastic opportunity for two new Workshop Technicians to join our team in Newcastle Under Lyme.

    As a Workshop Technician, you'll be required to maintain, service, repair and modify the company’s assets at the workshop to a standard that complies with or exceeds all current legislation.

    Our team calibrate, service and repair a whole range of electrical, surveying and rail equipment, and your role will be to carry out the repairs and calibrations of one of these categories of items.

    You'll be responsible for keeping stock time in the workshop to a minimum by maintaining, calibrating and repairing equipment to meet the manufacturers' standards, enabling it to be sent out to one of our busy hire depots.

    Additional ad-hoc duties may arise, and we're looking for people who take pride in their work and surroundings and can show this by taking responsibility for workshop cleanliness, safety and supplies through the course of each shift.

    Skills & Experience required:


    • An Engineering qualification or similar would be preferred but is not essential.
    • Knowledge of testing or servicing equipment in a similar role would be good, however full training will be provided.
    • Ability to demonstrate a knowledge of how to open, repair and maintain specialist Survey equipment rail products, all relevant manufacturer training would also be given.
    • Good communication skills both with colleagues and customers internally and externally.
    • Willing to attend manufacturers training courses around the UK when requested.
    • Be able to manage workloads and prioritise effectively Competent IT skills, the department operates a fully automated system for which full training will be provided.
    • Prepared to work away from home on occasions and at other branches when requested.


    If this sounds like your kind of opportunity, we'd love to hear from you!


    We are ESS, a business that has been trading for over 30 years delivering specialist equipment hire, sales, servicing, training, technical advice and project planning, operating at the heart of our customer’s businesses.

    Whatever your role at ESS, you will have a part to play in contributing to the success of our business. If you are looking for your next challenge and are excited to be part of a growing and progressive organisation, then ESS might be for you!