Installations Engineer (Machine Control)

  • Vacancy Title
  • Installations Engineer (Machine Control)
  • Company
  • Boels Rental
  • Job Description
  • About the job

    We are currently seeking a Installations Engineer (Machine Control) to assist our Boels Rental Survey & Laser team in West Bromwich and our customers nationwide. You will be utilising your technical skills by carrying out installations and repairs of 2D and 3D Leica and Trimble Machine Control systems on a variety of construction plant equipment, on our customers’ sites throughout the UK. If this sounds like your cup of tea, then this vacancy could be right for you!


    Boels Pit Stop

    Are you taking care of Boels Rental nationwide? As a Installations Engineer (Machine Control) for our Survey & Laser department in West Bromwich, you will carry out the installation of Leica and Trimble Machine Control Systems on heavy construction plant, delivering accurate installations and providing ongoing customer support.

    You will also be responsible for –


    • Calibration of Leica & Trimble machine control equipment
    • Minimising customer downtime of equipment by providing technical site support for our customers and 1st line mechanical phone support
    • Testing, troubleshooting and checking of kit, identifying and repairing any faults or system errors  
    • Training operators and engineers on the use of Leica and Trimble Machine Control equipment
    • Generating QA reports and following general practice procedures as outlined by manufacturers, ensuring post installation documentation is completed correctly
    • Establishing site control, installations of GPS Base Stations and localisation of GPS machinery
    • Carrying out site checks using Leica Total Station and Leica GPS Survey equipment
    • Handling data and installing DTM files to machines and preparing and checking customer information using Leica ICON office


    You will frequently be on the road, visiting different places around the UK. It is that kind of variety and challenge that interests you, right?


    The Boels Family


    With over 7,000 colleagues, 750 branches in 17 countries, the Boels family business is one of Europe's leaders in machine and tool hire. Together we form one big orange family! The team in which you will be working, that is based out of West Bromwich, consists of various different functions. Everyone has their own special qualities so that we can provide our clients with the best possible service. In general, the 'work hard, play hard' mentality applies within our team, whereby we help each other when necessary.


    The Orange Team and You

    The Boels Rental orange team in our Survey & Laser department in West Bromwich to which you can belong consists of many enthusiastic colleagues in different disciplines. You’ll all be collaborating, in order to ensure that our Survey & Laser customers remain happy. As this is a field based role, we are happy to accept applications from technicians/engineers that live in the East or West Midlands, but that are able to easily travel from site to site around the whole of the UK.


    “A dab hand at mechanics, electronics and hydraulics”. “Knows their way around survey, GPS and laser equipment”. “Loves being on-the-road”: It is you, so you fit into our orange team. To also become the best at Boels Rental Survey & Laser as a Installations Engineer (Machine Control), you have to:


    • As this is a field based role, we are happy to accept applications from technicians/engineers that live in the East or West Midlands, but that are able to easily travel from site to site around the whole of the UK and stay overnight.


      As a Installation Engineer at Machine Control Boels Rental we are also looking for you to have:



    • Have experience with repairing and installing survey equipment, GPS, lasers and total stations - 2D/3D dual GPS/TPS/UTS systems experience
    • Have experience as a plant fitter or auto-electrical/mechanical experience
    • Knowledge of heavy machinery construction equipment and onsite construction experience
    • Ability to follow technical diagrams
    • Have a full, clean manual Driving Licence
    • Be IT literate and customer service focused



    • Entry level survey knowledge desirable but we will also provide training
    • Working knowledge of hydraulic systems is desirable
    • Working knowledge of electrical systems including CAN bus on mechanical systems is desirable


    You get a lot of Boels

    If you come to work with Boels Rental Survey & Laser as an Installations Engineer (Machine Control) in West Bromwich, then you do that for a good reason. We will value your skills and that is why you can expect from us:


    • A salary of up to 45k per annum (depending on relevant experience)
    • 25 leave days per year plus official bank holidays.
    • Quarterly bonus scheme
    • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
    • A Boels Rental vehicle
    • Hotel costs and meal expenses are provided for overnight trips
    • You can take advantage of the Cycle To Work scheme.



    Is the job of our nationwide Installations Engineer (Machine Control) a bullseye? Apply directly by clicking on the apply button. Do you still have a specific question? My name is Francine and I am happy to answer via phone call/WhatsApp/SMS on 0031 639 111 121. Will I hear from you soon?