Workshop Engineer

  • Vacancy Title
  • Workshop Engineer
  • Location
  • Preston
  • Company
  • Smiths Hire
  • Job Description
  • We supply all types of customers in all types of business, specialising in many types of equipment, including; plant and machinery to the construction and industrial sectors. A large fleet of delivery vehicles are able to supply almost any type of equipment that is requested.

    As a Workshop Engineer you must:

      • Have experience with repairing, servicing and maintaining equipment.
      • Have the ability to work under pressure and on own initiative.
      • Be reliable and have a flexible proactive approach.
      • Have good literacy, numeracy and computer skills.
      • Have the ability to diagnose faults on construction equipment and associated tool hire equipment.
      • Have experience with diesel and petrol engines.
      • Have a full clean driving licence.
      • Have good diagnostic skills.
      • Have good customer service skills.

      The main Responsibilities of a Workshop Engineer are:

      • Repairing, servicing and maintaining small tool equipment in the workshop.
      • Must be able to diagnose faults on a variety of Small tool equipment.
      • Maintain and widen product knowledge.
      • Carry out other tasks and duties as required.
      • Be able to liaise with people at all levels.
      • Maintain Health and Safety to Company Standards.
      • Will be require to attend breakdowns.

      Working hours: Monday to Friday: 08:00am – 17:00pm and Saturday: 08:00am to 12:00pm on a rotational basis.

      Employee Benefits Include:

      • Competitive salary, based on experience.
      • 22 Days plus statutory holidays (30 days in total).
      • Additional Holiday after two, three and five years’ service.
      • Weekly pay.
      • Free tool hire for all employees – Excluding consumables and Delivery.
      • Death in service cover to support your family.
      • Permanent employment.
      • Ongoing training.
      • Uniform Provided.
      • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme.
      • Discounted Personal Legal Services.
      • Bike to work scheme.

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