Auto Electrician / Telematics Engineer

Posted 17 January by Alecto Recruitment Ltd
  • Are you an experienced Telematics Engineer?
  • Are you looking for a Position that Rewards and Recognises Hard Work?
  • Are you Passionate about becoming the best at what you do?

If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a Field Service Telematics Engineer / Auto Electrician to provide Installation and service on technical equipment in customer's vehicles.

The successful candidate will join a leading Telematics provider in the UK with an impressive list of clients,

£23 -28,000 Basic, Dependant on experience. Excellent Bonuses, company car, Fuel card are provided. OTE £28-32k

The role:

The right candidate will be ideally already working to a client created strategy, to carry out Installation, service and maintenance on various types of vehicle mounted equipment.

The role will also provide support in terms of providing a fault fix and first line maintenance service on technical equipment in vehicles. There may also be an occasional need to work on technical communications equipment on fixed sites.


  • Audit and configuration of Communications and technical equipment in vehicles
  • Installation - capable of installing and configuring Communications and technical equipment in vehicles
  • Maintenance - capable of providing a first line fix and maintenance service on Communications and technical equipment in both vehicles and fixed sites.
  • Develop and maintain excellent customer relationships including on time communications and service delivery.
  • Continuous Professional Development involving enhancement of technical skills and knowledge of new technology.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve service, process or systems
  • Ensures work output meets requirements regarding technical quality, reliability and cost
  • Develops and maintains professional working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Promotes an effective Safety, Health and Environment culture, to ensure a safe and healthy working environment within area of operation

The Ideal candidate will have experience of:

  • Field based service engineering.
  • An auto-electrical qualification and have experience of fitting Telematic equipment or Telemetry Engineering.
  • Fleet Telematics Systems
  • Outgoing and competitive individual with a desire to progress.
  • Demonstrate 12v/24v working
  • Understanding of basic automotive electronics components
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ohms law.
  • Displays good logical and fault-finding techniques when working in a lone working situation.
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Thorough approach in care and use of Test Equipment and Vehicles
  • Experienced in the use of digital Multimeter, low ohm meters and VSWR meters as a minimum.
  • Willing to work abnormal hours, away from home and visit customer sites at short notice.
  • Experience of vehicle tracking, telematics solutions, Telematic equipment or Telemetry Engineering is Essential.

Experience of one or more of the following is essential:

  • Can-Bus
  • Telematics
  • Auto Electrics

If you are interested in working for our Client, please feel free to contact me on the below details.

To apply for this role and find out more details, please forward your CV to James Feeley, Alecto Recruitment. in strict confidence.

Alecto Recruitment Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately.

We thank all applicants who respond, but only those short listed will be contacted.

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Required skills

  • FCS
  • GPS
  • Telemetry
  • VS
  • Can-Bus
  • satellite communications
  • cellular
  • FTS
  • Fleet Telematics system
  • Mobile vehicle systems
  • Stationary Fleet Communication system
  • trunked radio
  • Satellite positioning
  • Dead reckoning
  • carputer
  • mobile data terminals

Application questions

Do you have experience of Telematics?
Working Knowledge of Telematics Software?
Do you have electrical/electronics qualifications?
Can you interview in the next week?
Are you based within 40 miles of Exeter?

Reference: 39765039

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