Basic of c£27k - OTE up to c£42k + generous benefits
Location: Derby base - UK wide coverage
Description: Electrically biased Field Service Engineer and Technician required to undertake maintenance and service activities on a range of SCADA and PLC systems allied to remote monitoring and control solutions.
Our client is renowned as a market leader in the provision of innovative and bespoke integrated systems and offer a range of highest quality services and solutions that encompass Project Management and Implementation, Consultancy and Software Development to blue chip clients worldwide allied to high integrity SCADA and audio systems using IP technology, and as a result of continued success and an ongoing planned programme of strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, technically passionate and resourceful engineer to join their dynamic and talented Systems Support team as a Field Service Engineer and technician.
The team is responsible for the design and modification of existing SCADA and PLC software and associated sub-systems, and also perform preventative maintenance and a 24-hour emergency call out service to customer sites throughout the UK, and the successful candidate will be based out of a prestigious head office environment in Derby and demonstrate a strong interest in engineering and technology and the ability to work effectively both autonomously and as part of a strong professional team.
You will be a determined and conscientious individual who thrives within a fault diagnosis and problem-solving environment and is comfortable in working in a customer facing role to deliver the highest levels of customer service at all times, and essentially will be able to undertake extensive travel throughout the UK on a regular basis, realistically staying away at customer sites 3-4 nights each week on site as well as weekend work as required.
In addition to undertaking build and test activities at the Derby Head Office when not out in the field, you will also be responsible for planning, procuring, maintaining and reporting over a wide range of sites and sub-systems across the customer base, so excellent organisational and communication skills are essential for the position.
Whilst extensive training on the company product portfolio is available, it is envisaged that the successful candidate will be qualified to at least HNC level or above in a relevant electrical, electronic or controls related discipline and will hold a full UK driving licence. You will also demonstrate at least 2 years’ experience in fault finding, using at least one of the IEC61131-3 PLC programming languages and will be familiar with SCADA principles with at least 2 years’ experience working with such systems.
With the backing of an impressive product and client portfolio, this is an exceptional opportunity to join a genuine market leader and in return, an attractive salary and generous overtime and benefits package coupled with a genuinely stable environment and a structured career progression path are available for the right individual.