Service Engineer / Equipment Delivery Driver

  • Member
  • Smiths Hire
  • Location
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Job Description
  • Smith’s Equipment Hire Ltd, winners of the HAE Award 2018, are the Northwest's Largest Independent Equipment Hire Company. Currently in a period of expansion.

    As a business, we supply all types of customers and organisations with a range of specialist equipment. From plant machinery for large construction and industrial contracts to domestic power tools for that DIY project at home. With 12 ‘Hire It Centres’ located across the region we really do have it covered!

    We have an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys variety within their role.

    As a Service Engineer/ Driver within our Leeds Depot you will be able to demonstrate the following experience;

    • Ability to prepare equipment to “ready for hire status” whilst adhering to our company guidelines, ensuring the delivery of a high quality product.
    • Ability to identify equipment that needs to be put in to repair status, have an eye for detail when diagnosing on spec
    • Possess a basic knowledge of petrol and electrical repairs
    • Knowledge of ordering spares stock as required for basic repairs, and consumable stock through a PC driven system.
    • Experience of driving a 3.5 Tonne dropside vehicle with tail lift

    This is a fast-paced, hands-on role which will require someone who is flexible and can work swiftly, efficiently and accurately, whilst adhering to set business standards.

    Naturally you will be organised, methodical, and tidy in your approach to work. You will have good communication skills, be computer literate and be in possession of a full clean driving license.

    A license to tow over 750kg with current Driver Card, would be an advantage.

    An understanding of safe loading and manual handling awareness will also be highly beneficial and, it goes without saying that quality is at the centre of everything you do.

    This is a full time position covering Monday to Friday: 07:00am – 16.30pm

    Competitive salary, based on experience

    • 22 Days plus eight statutory holidays (30 days in total)
    • Weekly pay (every Wednesday)
    • Additional Holiday after two, three and five years’ service
    • Permanent employment
    • Career progression
    • Ongoing training.
    • Full uniform
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
    • Discounted Personal Legal Services
    • Bike to work scheme

    If you have the know-how and experience we require and you are seeking a long term career opportunity offering on-going training and career growth, we would like to hear from you.

    Please click the button to apply, alternatively contact the recruitment team on attaching your CV.