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CompEX Mechanical Field Service Technician

CompEX Mechanical Field Service Technician

Job title: CompEX Mechanical Field Service Technician
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Ashford
Salary: To £35k per annum
Start date: 2022-01-13
Reference: BH-17476
Contact name: Tony Smith
Contact email:
Published: 13 days ago

Job description

Our client is a Facilities Management Company and distributor for some of the largest fuel equipment companies across the globe, with engineers across the UK providing services to clients such as the Ministry of Defense, government departments and oil and facilities management companies, offering a comprehensive range of specialist mechanical, electrical and environmental services and products to help businesses maintain accurate inventory control and H&S compliance.
CompEX Mechanical Field Service Technician
The Mechanical Field Technician will manage day-to-day communication and liaison with customers, attending site to complete Mechanical inspections, PPM tasks and remedial work, scheduling and deploying CompEX Mechanical with the service Manager, as well as planning, quoting and completing required reports and certificates for the task carried out.
Job Responsibilities will include:
  • Providing first point of contact for all customers who require service, technical support, risk assessments and method statements preparation/proposal of possible new opportunities for further work.
  • Update at least on a weekly basis the schedule for themselves and technicians assigned to them, including over time approval, holidays, sickness time and send to the Service Manager, on a weekly basis.
  • To provide purchasing of all necessary PPE, tools and equipment required to undertake any given contract or project and manage this to work within the contract budget.
  • Undergo audits and site inspections as required by Service Manager or General Manager to improve standards at all times.
  • Liaise with Service Manager on sub-contractor selection and approval, timescales and parts costs.
  • Manage the health and safety issues related to themselves and those required by their clients, Service Technician(s), sub- contractors and liaise with health and safety, and HR consultant as required.
To be considered for this role, applicants will need to have previous experience in a similar Mechanical Field Engineer role in hazardous engineering environments, including fuel installations and tank inspections and maintenance.
You will ideally have:
  • Knowledge of Double & Single Skin Pipework fitting, valves and tank gauging.
  • Experience of Pumptronics, Tokheim, Gilbraco & Wayne pump dispensers.
You will need to be suitably qualified (for example: NVQ Level 3 Engineering Maintenance, Engineering Modern Apprenticeship, C&G Mechanical Engineering, HNC Mechanical Engineering). 
You will ideally hold industry qualifications such as OFTEC 600A Tank installation & Maintenance or CompEx 11 Mechanical in Hazardous Areas, but training and support will be offered to gain these qualifications.
You will be able to work in confined spaces and at height and will hold a full clean Driving Licence.
Key Skills: Field Technician, Mechanical Technician, Mechanical Inspection, CompEX, PPM, Service Engineer, Service Technician, Fuel Management, Fuel Installations, Hazardous Areas, Tank Inspections, Tank Maintenance, Valves, Gauges, Meters.
CompEX Mechanical Field Service Technician
Home based, Ashford, Kent area.
Circa £30-37k DOE plus company vehicle and paid overtime.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to British Citizens.  Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This is a Permanent Position