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Field Service Engineer

Pin icon WD18 Watford
Pound Sterling icon £32,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 17 days ago
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Join the Olympic Gymnasium Services team as a Field Service Engineer in Watford and Home Counties.

Enjoy a salary of £32k - £35k plus benefits like a pension, company vehicle, and overtime. Be part of a highly skilled and dedicated team, ensuring safety and maintenance of sports equipment in schools and leisure centres. Don't miss this exciting career opportunity. Immediate start is available so apply now!


Field Service Engineer
Watford, Home Counties (ideal candidate based around Hemel Hempstead, Watford, Amersham, St Albans or close to M40)

  • Full time, permanent
  • £32,000 - £35,000 depending on experience (+ Pension, Company Vehicle, and Overtime)
  • Immediate start available

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK


What do we do?

Olympic Gymnasium Services carry out safety inspections, maintenance, repairs, installation, and refurbishment of PE, sports and playground equipment in school gyms, playgrounds and sports halls.


Benefits of a Career with Olympic Gymnasium Services:

As well as an exciting career opportunity and generous salary of £32k - £35k, we can offer you the following perks and benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Company vehicle
  • Overtime pay
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days, including statutory holidays
  • Company closure between Christmas and New Year


About the Role:

We are a small team, looking for someone who enjoys varied and challenging work, wants to be part of a friendly team, is enthusiastic to learn, has excellent customer service skills and can plan, organise and take responsibility for all aspects of a job whether working alone or as part of a team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a very varied and interesting career and with scope for a supervisory role for an individual with the right skills and approach.

Working hours:

You will be required to stay away occasional weekdays to minimise travel and work very occasional weekends at busy periods in school holidays and half terms.

Responsibilities:

  • Travel to customer sites e.g. schools, colleges, military bases and leisure centres to inspect, maintain and report on, and repair all gymnasium, sports hall, playground and exercise equipment
  • Complete regular maintenance tasks and detailed inspection reports and quotes daily and identify repair options and source non-standard parts for repairs
  • Collaborate with other colleagues to complete projects efficiently
  • Liaise with and assist customers as the face of the Company to identify best outcomes for customers
  • Accountable for obtaining new parts or equipment for repairs or installations
  • Repair, refurbish and court mark sports floors
  • Maintain tools and PPE and work with colleagues to implement and enhance all Health and Safety requirements


Requirements:

Previous Experience:

  • Practical experience in a similar or general maintenance/fitting/installation role
  • Experience using hand tools and ability to work at heights on a tower are essential
  • Experience using floor sanders/buffers and arc welding would be useful

Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills and attention to detail
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Good problem-solving skills, ability to identify repair options rather than replacement of equipment and have a “can do” attitude to completing jobs
  • Able to work alone or as an efficient member of a team

Qualifications:

  • Have a clean and valid driving licence and DBS check and have the necessary permits to work in the UK
  • A PASMA certificate would be helpful but not essential as you would be trained on the relevant course

Please note: You will also Ideally be located near the M1/M40/M4 corridors up to 80 miles from London.


How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

Due to the nature of the role, the company will not be providing a sponsorship or relocation package for this position, therefore, candidates will only be considered if they are eligible to both live and work in the UK without sponsorship.

Other suitable skills and experience include Field Engineer, Service Engineer, Field Service Engineer, Multi Skilled Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Mobile Technician, Fault Repair Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Mobile Engineer Controller, Engineering, Fitter, Installation, Installer, General Maintenance.