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Test and Run Technician

Posted 27 days ago by Speedy
Location Huddersfield Job Type Permanent
Salary Competitive Sector Building & Construction

Covering our Huddersfield and Wakefield depots, the role of a Test and Run Technician is a busy and productive role in the shop, testing and servicing industrial products such as power tools and lifting equipment; and whilst the role brings responsibility, it’s a perfect opportunity for you to build a career in engineering with us, where you can learn from those around you and develop with our award-winning, in-house training courses.

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 with pension, 21 days holidays rising to 26 after 1 year plus bank holidays, salary 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.

Main responsibilities

On a day-to-day basis, you can expect to be working independently or directly with one or two other colleagues in the depots, performing basic electrical and functionality testing as well as servicing and cleaning products that return from hire to ensure they’re safe and presentable, ready for the next customer to take away.

We work with a team culture, so adaptability and communication are key as there may be times when you’ll need to assist drivers with loading and unloading equipment from the vehicles or responding to customer queries.

Ideal candidate

At Speedy, we want to help you develop and progress; but we’ll need you to demonstrate these skills and attributes for us to be able to support you…

Essential:

  • Basic electrical skills (12/24v)
  • Basic mechanical skills and able to use tools effectively
  • Strong communication skills both verbally & written
  • Able to adapt quickly to support others
  • Proactive in addressing problems that arise
  • Commitment  to learn and develop
  • Full UK driving licence

Desirable:

  • Previous experience working within the hire industry or other engineering field
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