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Electrical Field Service Engineer

Engineering Professionals
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£35,000 per annum
11 Dec 2023
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Location: Home Based – Preferably in the Swindon area or along the M4 Corridor

Who are we looking for?

As the ideal candidate you will have experience in electrical, mechanical and pneumatics and hold an Electrical City & Guilds 2365 level 2 & 3 or equivalent qualification. You will be able to demonstrate an ability to read and understand engineering mechanical drawings along with electrical drawings, to aid in fault finding and prove correct functionality.

Additional skills and experience would be an advantage but not essential include:

PLC & HMI programming

Refrigeration handling (City & Guilds 2019 or CITB J11-14; or an equivalent European qualification)

Pipework brazing experience would be an advantage

Robotics programming skills would be an advantage

Must have good written and verbal communication skills, this is essential

Self-motivated, ability to work alone and as part of a team

About the role:

Reporting to the Field Service Manager, as Field Service Engineer you will carry out commissioning and undertake preventative maintenance, service, repair for all types of Company machines both inhouse and at the customer’s site, where you will undergo training on all our standard base products and applications.

You will be home based and expected to cover all areas of mainly the UK, also on occasions overseas, thus flexibility in working hours and staying away is expected.

Basic working hours will be 37.5 per week. This position will be subject to a 3-month trial period.

You duties will include:

To carry out commissioning / installation / servicing and repairs to all Company products.

A great deal of our service work is carried out on our standard blast machines, which includes changing filters, hoses, gun parts, door seals etc.

To train customers’ production and maintenance teams, both in operation of the machines to achieve their particular application, also in planned maintenance and basic trouble shooting.

To provide product improvement and new machine sales opportunity feedback.

To communicate effectively with your colleagues in field service planning, commercial and engineering departments.

To be able to deal confidently and professionally with customer personnel on site.

To report accurately and on a timely basis on all service visits, with accountability for van stocks of components and spare parts

To account accurately and on a timely basis for expenses incurred.

Other benefits include…

Minimum starting salary = £35,000.00 dependent on experience
Commission payments for the sales of our products (T&C’s apply)
Personal use of the company van (T&C’s apply)
Training in both products and skill sets
Company pension
Health scheme
33 holidays (23 floating)
£2.50 per day tax free lunch allowance.
£5 per night tax free stay-away allowance for UK nights.
£10 per night tax free stay-away allowance for overseas nights.
Full expenses paid for hotels / evening meals etc.
Company credit card
Company fuel card
Company Van
Company Lap top
Company Phone
Company iPad
To apply please forward your cv in word format.

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Core Values

Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions


Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

Wish everyone looked after us like you.

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