Service Engineer

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Salary Description
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Our fast-paced growing client in Roxton (just outside of Bedford) is looking for another dedicated, motivated, and experienced team member to join them on a permanent basis for the role of Service Engineer.

Their team is what makes their success possible – ensuring opportunities for development and career progression is a priority for their business and team.

Salary Details:

£41 - £46k per annum plus benefits (A company vehicle, tooling, pension, private healthcare and life cover).

Position duration:

Permanent, Monday – Friday 7am – 5.30pm with an unpaid 30min break. Engineers are being paid door to door.

Job Summary:

Working within the customer services division, you will be responsible for performing servicing, fault diagnostic and rectification tasks on Suction Excavators.


  • Planned maintenance
  • Fault diagnostics (via remote monitoring and liaising with operators)
  • Strong electrical diagnostic skills
  • Experienced working on PLC controlled systems
  • Ability to be able to work on own initiative
  • Fault rectification and record keeping
  • Remedial works
  • Service and repair of remote-control systems
  • Research and development tasks
  • Working at our customer’s sites and in-house
  • Maintain vehicle, tools and equipment in a safe, clean and functional condition
  • Ensure all areas of work are maintained in a safe and tidy condition by practicing good housekeeping.
  • Complete written and computer-based reports.
  • Comply with all aspects of the company policies and follow published procedures where applicable.
  • Maintain a culture of best practice within the division by attending training courses, both internal and external when and where required.

Working as part of a team nationwide, self-motivation and team working are essential. This role involves a high proportion of working alone as well as supporting and being supported by the company’s existing team of engineers and managers. Flexibility within this role is paramount, with the ability to adopt working hours to accommodate priorities and/or business requirements. This will involve working throughout the UK with nights away from time to time and attending occasional training courses in Germany.

  • Support and contribute towards continuous improvement
  • Communicate and collaborate closely with all RSP-UK teams in terms of contractual requirements so that customer expectations are met
  • Contribute and support to ensure compliance to ISO9001/14001/45001 and FORS

Qualifications Skills and Attributes


  • At least 3 years’ demonstrable experience working within the service industry in mechanical and electrical disciplines ideally with hydraulic and pneumatic experience.
  • Experience in fault-finding and repair of electrical control circuits/PLC’s is a must.
  • A recognised formal apprenticeship in addition to City and Guilds or similar qualification.
  • To always work safely and in accordance with the company’s health and safety procedures. Precautions should be taken as necessary when visiting sites, adopting the required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Overtime will also be payable when available.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person! Apply today for a swift response!

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