Plant/Access Engineer – Formby

Smith’s Equipment Hire Ltd, winners of the HAE Award 2018 and 2019, are the Northwest’s Largest Independent Equipment Hire Company. Currently in a period of expansion, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Plant/Access Engineer in our Formby Depot.

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 home improvement project. With 14 ‘Hire It Centres’ located across the region there is no job to big or too small!

Ideally we seek candidates with the ability and a working knowledge of both Plant and Access Equipment (although this is not a pre-requisite). Experience in any of the following will be a huge benefit to the role:

  • Knowledge with hydraulic systems, electric motors, diesel engines, crane, plant, and fork lifts etc.
  • The ability to fault find on a variety of equipment (electrical and/or mechanical diagnostics).
  • Ability to maintain and service a range of machinery.
  • Able to conduct pre-delivery inspections as required.
  • Keep accurate records of work carried out.
  • Carry out major and minor repairs and refurbishments.
  • Be able to estimate any damage/repair costs.
  • Maintain Health and Safety to Company Standards.
  • Take pride in work to ensure the machines are kept in a pristine state.
  • Willingness to grow and develop with the business.

This is a hands-on role, in a busy team focused environment, where working swiftly and efficiently to set timelines is essential. In addition to adhering to H & S regulations, you will be willing to take on additional training where required to ensure you are equipped to carry out the required functions of the position. It will be beneficial if you possess a CAP certification, for candidates who are seeking to gain more experience as an Access Engineer, we can offer this as training.

Other key competencies consist of:

  • Competent IT skills, complimented by clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure, whilst being a good team player.
  • Have a full clean UK driving licence.

Working hours for this position cover Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm with Saturday mornings 8am to 12noon, on a rotational basis. PAYE benefits include:

  • 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.
  • On Site Parking.
  • Discounted Personal Legal Services.
  • Bike to work scheme.

If you have the know-how and experience we require, or you are seeking a position where you can train and up-skill on your current experience, we would like to hear from you!

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