Field Service Engineer Vacancy - Bristol

Posted 17 February by Octane Recruitment
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Field Service Engineer - Bristol

Salary: £30k to £34k

Full time - Mon to Fri 42.5 hours per week, days
One in 4 on call - £170 for being on call 24/7 for the week - £40 per callout.

My client is National Commercial Vehicle organisation specialising in the Municipal Vehicle sector, they have a long history of providing an excellent Aftersales service to their clients and due to this they are expanding in several geographical areas.

We are looking for an experienced Commercial Vehicle Technician to do the full remit of duties including vehicle servicing, maintenance and repair at various client sites in the area, you will also be responsible for attending Breakdown and Recovery calls and ensuring that the clients vehicle is demobilised for the minimum amount of time.

You will be working on Refuse Collection Vehicles (RCV)/ Bin Lorries/ Dust Carts/ Sweepers/ Gritters, in fact any piece of equipment that you may find in a Municipal/ Council Workshop.

This is a Field based role, therefore you will be home based and an expensed Company Vehicle will be provided.

Your remit will be to ensure that all repairs are fulfilled to DVSA/ VOSA Legislation standards and other duties may include
Vehicle Servicing
Fault Finding - using high tech Diagnostic Equipment
Repairs - these and include repairs to Mechanical and Ancillary equipment, Hydraulics and Bodywork, making sure that the repairs are done efficiently and cost effectively.
MOT Preparation
Vehicle Inspections
Completion of all relevant paperwork ensuring that all work Compliant

The successful applicants must be qualified to NVQ/BTEC or City and Guilds level 3 standard in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance or have served a relevant Apprenticeship.
A full UK Driving is required and if you have a Class I or II this would help you application further.

What you can expect
In return you can expect a competitive basic salary, overtime and a friendly environment that rewards hard work, great benefits and a stable, long term working environment.
You can also expect to be trained, developed and given a first class platform to progress your career.

If you want to be part of a forward thinking and progressive company that will give you the platform to grow your career then please send your CV in the first instance to all applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

If this is not you but you are currently working in the Automotive Industry then Octane will have the role for you, established in 2009 we deal with some great companies and have a great record of customer service to both our candidates and clients alike, so please feel free to send your CV to

Salary: 32-34k plus callout

Consultant: William Olivier
Ref: OC9458
Octane Recruitment

Technician, Fitter, Mechanic, Engineer, HGV, "Heavy Goods Vehicle", LGV, RCV, Municipal, Workshop, Depot, Garage, Lorry

Required skills

  • Hydraulics
  • commercial
  • main dealer
  • Bus Mechanic
  • HGV Mechanic
  • HGV Technician
  • Truck Mechanic
  • Lorry Mechanic
  • iveco
  • Trailer Technician
  • Municipal
  • Irtec
  • Tractor units

Reference: 42043633

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