Workshop Technician - OSU

  • Member
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • ESS Safeforce
  • Location
  • Wellingborough
  • Closing Date
  • 11/12/2020
  • Job Description
  • Since 1991, as part of the Vp plc group, ESS Safeforce continue to be the UK’s leading nationwide business partner for Safety, Survey, Communications and Test & Measurement.  Servicing clients large or small from our fully integrated locations throughout the UK, we have the largest and latest hire fleet comprising of the latest technology and product connectivity.  Our highly trained, expert and experienced staff provide comprehensive project support and guidance, delivering insightful impacts and improved operational efficiencies across multiple sectors.

    With an evolving proposition, that includes both short term tactical equipment rental to longer term, more embedded relationships, ESS Safeforce continues to be the industry’s preferred partner for truly effective solutions. This allows our customers, who often work in highly challenging environments, to focus on what they do best, safely, securely and effectively.

    As a Workshop Technician, you will maintain equipment and the branch to a standard that complies with/exceeds all current Health and Safety at Work legislation.

    You will be responsible for keeping stock time in the workshop to a minimum by maintaining and repairing equipment to meet safety standards. This will require applying a test and run procedure for items transferred in to the depot or returned from Hire and assessing their need to go in to workshop or back to depot availability.

    Additional ad-hoc duties may arise and you will be required to take responsibility for workshop cleanliness, safety and supplies through the course of each shift. 

    Skills & experience required:


    • Ability to demonstrate a basic knowledge of how to repair and maintain small tools products, additional training would also be given
    • Good communication skills both with colleagues and customers internally and externally
    • Be able to manage workloads and prioritise effectively
    • Have a good knowledge of the Wellingborough area
    • Be IT literate, the department operates a fully automated system for which full training will be provided