Mechanical Engineer

New contracts = new opportunities. We are looking for experienced Mechanical Engineers with knowledge of access or materials handling equipment. Living within easy reach of Central London you will be maintaining equipment at the top of the cities best known buildings.

SALARY: £30,000 - £40,000

BENEFITS:
· Overtime : Time and a half after T 1/2 after 47.5 hours, T&1/2 Sat & Tx2 Sun (Hours paid door 2 door) Either Company Vehicle (fully fitted out & business mileage only) or Train Fare into London
· 20 Days Holiday
· Pension
· Uniform, PPE and all tools provided.

LOCATION: Work location will be covering Central London

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northampton, Wellingborough, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Slough, Reading, Farnborough, Luton, St Albans, Watford, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, Harrow, Edgware, Barnet, Enfield, Hertford, Cheshunt, Harlow, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Romford, Basildon, Dartford, Dagenham, Gravesend, Maidstone, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Bromley, Croydon, Mitcham, Sutton, East Grinstead, Crawley, Guildford, Epsom, Kingston Upon Thames, Woking, Twickenham, Hounslow, Wokingham, Maidenhead, Slough, Hayes, High Wycombe, Wembley, Aylesbury.

Why should you apply for this role?

1. You’ll get full, ongoing technical training to become a specialist in our niche sector.
2. Genuine opportunities to develop your career – we’re expanding fast and are looking for the best.
3. If you like working at heights and are happy outdoors in all weathers, you will get the best views across the City.

A world leader in vertical access solutions, we are winning more and more contracts across Central London. To keep up with demand we are looking for experienced Industrial Mechanical Engineers with the ability to carry out preventative maintenance and repair work on our wide range of BMUs (Building Maintenance Units) and Cradles, located on some of the most iconic landmarks across the City.

You’ll be supporting a broad range of equipment such as:
· Winches, hoists and motors.
· Bearings, gearboxes and clutches.
· Fall arrest systems, hydraulics, slinging and signalling.

You’ll also be fault finding on PLC’s.

To be considered for this role you MUST be a qualified Mechanical Engineer, educated to NVQ Level 3 or have an ONC, HNC, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Degree.

In addition, you MUST:
· Be happy working at heights and in all weathers.
· Demonstrate your hands-on experience of motors / gearboxes / bearings and rollers.
· Have Hydraulic circuits knowledge.
· Be able to conduct electrical safety checks (isolate motors, etc).

Any experience of working on cranes or traction lifts would be of significant benefit but as a minimum you’ll need to have experience of material handling equipment or access plant lifting equipment such as: alloy gantries, forklifts, hiabs or versa lifts, skates, air skates, cranes, toe jacks, roller bars, ultralift, telehandlers.

We welcome applications from either qualified Industrial Mechanical or Electrical/Electronic Engineers and ex-Forces (Military, Army, Navy, RAF) personnel are of significant interest but above all we are looking for individuals with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, who will go the extra mile for our customers and who see problems as interesting challenges to overcome.

PROSPECTS:

You will get the best training available, coupled with regular performance reviews and opportunities to develop yourself both professionally and personally.

THE COMPANY:

We are a leader in the provision of vertical access solutions, globally. We were established over 70 years ago and now we have 12 manufacturing sites in 8 countries with operations in over 100. We employ c2,400 people and our UK Service division is the glue that holds everything together.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Mechanical Engineer, Hydraulic Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electronic Engineer, Service Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Machinery Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Service Engineer, Multi-skilled Engineer Mechanical Fitter, Electrical Fitter, Heavy Plant, Heavy Engineering, Winches, hoists, motors, bearings, gearboxes and clutches, fall arrest systems, hydraulics, slinging, signalling, mechanical handling equipment, access plant lifting equipment, alloy gantries, forklifts, hiabs or versa lifts, skates, air skates, cranes, toe jacks, roller bars, ultralift, telehandlers, military, Army, Navy, RAF.

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note : Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: LH