Groundcare Engineer

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  • Vacancy Title
  • Groundcare Engineer
  • Company
  • HSS Hire
  • Reference Number
  • 3934
  • Location
  • Leeds CDC
  • Job Description
  • HSS Hire is the UK’s original tool and equipment hire company with an award-winning reputation for being the best in the industry. Due to our continued growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Groundcare Engineer to join our team.

    What does the job involve?

    Working as a Field Service Engineer, you will be required to carry out planned servicing, repairs, upgrades and breakdown response work at customer sites on agricultural machinery.

    Primary on Road Tasks:​​​​​​​

    • Fault diagnosis and rectification
    • Load bank testing
    • Control system wiring
    • Site surveys to assist project sales
    • Complete and submit accurate job reports in a timely manner
    • Book stock items in and out of the depot accurately and in line with company policy

    You will be provided with:

    • Full induction including product training
    • Full work wear including all correct PPE
    • Selection of job specific tools (however you will be expected to have your own tools)
    • Laptop
    • Phone
    • Work tablet
    • Van for work use
    • Fuel Card
    • Great OTE opportunities


    • Served a recognised apprenticeship as a mechanical/electrical engineer
    • The ideal candidate will be a 3 years experienced field service engineer who has current or past exposure to John Deere, Kubota, Ransomes, Toro and similar brands

    You will have:

    • Strong knowledge of all electrical and mechanical aspects of groundcare equipment
    • First class customer facing skills and good communication skills
    • Flexibility to meet requirements of service operations
    • Relevant experience in a similar role
    • Can do attitude

    A full driving licence is necessary for consideration for this role.

    What do you get back? 

    In line with our culture and values we Make it safe, Make it happen, Make it better and Make it together. So we promise that your career with us will be rewarding. Here are just some of the benefits you have access to when you join:   

    • Competitive salary with access to our group pension plan 

    • Holiday allowance of 20 days increased to 25 days when you hit 5 years of service and a holiday buy scheme giving you the option to purchase up to a further 5 days! 

    • FREE Hire from our core range, with 50% off for friends and family  

    • Training and development – you will get the opportunity to continuously further your career and complete courses suited to your role 

    • Inclusive and innovative culture and great recognition including Long Service Awards and an Annual Survey where you can have your say and contribute to how we continue to improve 

    • Wellbeing and Healthcare support– you are the heart of our business, and we are committed to making sure you stay happy and healthy at work and at home.  Our support includes:

      • ​​​​​​​Mental Health First Aiders 

      • An Employee Assistance Programme which is free support 24/365 

      • A Healthcare Cashplan which means you can claim cashback on lots of different healthcare costs including prescription charges, dental check-ups, glasses, physiotherapy and even a massage! 

      • Access for you and your family to our wellbeing platform which incudes benefits such as a 24/7 GP consultation service, get fit programmes including diet support with guidance from a nutritionist, life events counselling and much more.  

    • Discounts and cashback on our benefits site with a huge range of purchases including days out, restaurants, gym memberships, shopping and lots more 

    • Life assurance is provided at twice your annual salary  

    • You will get the choice of other benefits that work for you through our Benefits portal – you pick the benefits you want – such as holiday buy and cycle to work scheme 

    Who are HSS?

    The short answer? We are a leading provider of tools, equipment, and support services to a huge range of industries across the UK and Ireland, all powered by the latest technology. We can supply over 9,000 bits of equipment, from industrial generators and cranes, right down to carpet cleaners and floor sanders, and everything in between.

    And it does not stop there. We supply everything our customers need to get the most out of the equipment they hire from us, so whether that’s fuel, training courses for their colleagues, consumables like sandpaper, whatever they need to get the job done, we can provide it. ​​​​​​​ 

    ​​​​​​​At HSS, we prioritise inclusivity and diversity. Therefore, we are committed to attracting, recruiting, and supporting candidates and colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds. This helps us to facilitate a rich mix of culture and experience across the entire Group, ensuring mental and physical wellbeing remain at the forefront of work force.  

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