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Job Role: Service Engineer
Location: Wakefield
Salary: £14.00 – £16.00 per hour

  • Monday – Friday
  • Approx. 6:30am – 4pm

Type: Full time / Permanent


2fawcett are recruiting for a Fitter / Service Engineer to join a fantastic company based in Wakefield. The role requires an individual with a strong hydraulics and systems engineering background. This role will be based onsite and mobile so the candidate must have a full UK driving licence. There will be the odd occasion where short stays away from home might be expected. This will be paid for by the company.

Responsibilities of the Service Engineer

  • Working in house and on site to suit business needs
  • Hydraulic Power Unit and systems assembly
  • Hydraulic pipework manufacture and assembly
  • Testing of finished components
  • In-house hydraulic repair work on a verity of components including hydraulic cylinder repair
  • A knowledge of general fabrication and welding (TIG and MIG) would be an advantage but not essential
  • A knowledge of electrical control systems and PLC’s would be an advantage but not essential
  • On site service and installation work throughout the UK
  • Observe and adhere to company health and safety guidelines and contribute to a healthy and safe working environment

Requirements of the Service Engineer

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the industrial hydraulic industry
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, valves, cylinders and their applications
  • Able to interpret hydraulic schematic drawings
  • Relevant technical qualification
  • Proven experience in a hydraulic installation environment
  • Experience of engaging with customers in a pressured environment
  • Computer literate and experience with MS Office
  • Team player, but willing to accept responsibility
  • Positive attitude, enthusiastic and honest
  • Highly motivated and uses initiative
  • Co-operative and helpful at all times
  • Able to participate in a successful, committed and highly motivated team

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