Survey Engineer - Warrington

Job Title: Survey Engineer - Warrington
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-21 00:00:00
Reference: SPD/TP/320680/9153
Contact Name: Emma Halliwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2019 11:20

Job Description

To provide overall responsibility for the inspection, testing, maintenance, repair and rectification of Specialist Survey equipment for hire from Speedy Survey Centres of Excellence, ensuring that all work undertaken is safe and complies with Speedy safety standards

Introduction to Speedy…

We may have started small but we’ve always had big ideas. Since Speedy was established in 1977 we have grown into the UK’s leading hire business. Along the way we’ve won countless awards for innovation, safety and our commitment to training to name but a few. Our people are the heart of our business and it’s their commitment and professionalism that makes us the biggest and the best in the industry.

Package description

Competitive salary plus pension, 21 days holiday rising to 26 days after 1 year plus bank holidays, bonus, life assurance and our fantastic salary extras scheme that offers cycle to work and various other fantastic benefits along with our great staff discounts and free onsite parking. 

Main responsibilities
  • Ensuring the highest standards of equipment inspection and maintenance to minimise the incidence and cost of breakdowns on-site
  • Prompt reporting of damages on returned hire equipment and assisting in the identification of responsibility
  • Fleeting of new hire fleet delivered to the depot
  • Reporting to Depot Manager on spares requirements
    •  Ensuring that all equipment is cleaned so as to be presented to customers in accordance with company & Industry Standards
  • Liaise with Survey Manager to ensure that sufficient volumes of core hire equipment is available at all times
  • Keeping the workshop and all depot storage areas safe, tidy and well organised at all times
  • Carrying out comprehensive safety checks of all hire equipment before despatch/when returned and completing all necessary documentation
  • Having an up-to-date understanding of the Company, Health and Safety and the legal requirements for safety inspections
  • Assisting Drivers, when required, with safe loading, securing and unloading
  • Identifying any safety risks in the depot/workshop to the Depot Manager
  • Completing all administration documents in a timely manner
  • Supporting and communicating effectively with the depot team
  • Contributing to the regular review of the depot’s procedures to improve customer service, performance and productivity
  • Wearing full uniform and PPE at all times
  • Maintaining knowledge of the group’s equipment for hire/sale and activities
  • Conducting additional ad hoc duties as may be required
  • Following all company procedures and policies in company handbook
  • Ensuring all relevant training has been attended
  • Supporting and communicating effectively with the depot team
Ideal candidate
  • Engineering/Electronics qualification to National Standards
  • Time Served Instrument service Apprentice
  • Leica Product trained for repair of all Specialist Survey Equipment on service in Speedy Fleet
  • Organisation and communication skills
  • Team working
  • Technical understanding of Survey equipment
  • Ability to test and repair all required equipment to the highest standard
  • High level of integrity
  • Availability for national travel when required
  • Capable of taking ownership and responsibility
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Knowledge of Speedy Hire equipment/products
  • Full driving licence
About the company

Speedy are the leading provider of hire products and supporting services to the construction, industrial and infrastructure sectors. We have a network of over 200 depots across the UK and Ireland, and over 3000 people who offer a nationwide service and look after the largest hire fleet in the market.

We also lead in health, safety and sustainability.  We are the safest hire provider, based on accident and industry rates, and have the lowest carbon footprint in the industry.  Our hire fleet also includes an increasing range of green option products, helping our customers improve their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact.

Vision, mission and values:

Our vision is to become the best company in our sector to do business with and the best to work for.

Our mission is to provide safe, reliable hire equipment and services to enable successful delivery of customer projects.

  • Safe – the first priority in everything we do
  • As One – working together to collectively achieve our goals
  • Innovative – to continuously improve
  • Driven – to deliver first class customer service

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