Powered Access Engineer

Smiths Hire are the Northwest’s Largest Independent Equipment Hire Company with 16 Hire It Centres located across the Region. In a period of expansion, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Powered Access Engineer at our Manchester depot.

As a Powered Access Engineer you will be repairing and refurbishing all our powered access equipment and working closely with all our ‘Hire It’ Centres across the North West. You will also work closely with all our Service Engineers in all ‘Hire It’ Centres and report directly to the Depot Manager.

We are looking for a self-motivated and professional individual who wants to play an integral role in our fast growing company. You will need to have experience within the powered access rental market. Applicants from the crane, plant or fork truck industry will also be considered.

The key responsibilities for the Powered Access Fitter are;

  • Be able to display knowledge with hydraulic systems, electric motors, diesel engines.
  • The ability to fault find and Carry out routine services.
  • Maintenance of the machines.
  • Pre-delivery inspections.
  • Keep accurate records of work carried out.
  • Carry out major and minor repairs and refurbishments.
  • Be able to estimate any damage/repair costs.
  • Be able to work at the pace and to the required quality off jobs as allocated to you on a daily basis by the Depot / Manager.

The key attributes of the Powered Access Fitter are;

  • CAP certification would be beneficial.
  • IPAF Licence.
  • Be Self-motivated.
  • Take pride in work to ensure the machines are kept in a pristine state.
  • Great written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good team player.
  • Have a full clean UK driving licence.
  • Maintain Health and Safety to Company Standards.

Working hours; Monday – Friday 08:00am till 17:00pm Rotational Saturdays 08:00am till 12:00pm.

Benefits what we offer you…

  • Salary: Depending on Experience.
  • 25 Days plus statutory holidays (33 days in total).
  • An extra 2 days holiday after 5 year’s service.
  • Weekly pay.
  • Saturday hours paid at time and a half.
  • FREE tool hire for all employees – Excluding consumables and delivery.
  • Life insurance is provided at three times your annual salary.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Full uniform provided.
  • Discounted personal legal services.

Apply Now!

Please complete the form on the next page to apply for the position of Powered Access Engineer.