Maintenance Technician

Horsham / Newport Based, with field travel

Field Travel

We are looking to recruit a Field Maintenance Technician, with a great work ethic and the ability to work under their own initiative, to mainly cover areas of the UK. There is potential UK wide travel involved as we continue to expand our network across the country.

This a great opportunity to get involved with one of the fastest growing companies in an industry that is going to see huge growth over the coming years.

Role Overview:

The selected candidate will have to perform three key duties in their role. These are site surveys, proactive maintenance and reactive maintenance.

Typical duties to include:

  • Site Surveys: In order to maintain the growth of the business there is a requirement to complete surveys of potential charging locations. This will include drawings and photographs of the sites, measurements from site, communication with in-house planning team, uploading photographs and great communication.
  • Proactive Maintenance: By keeping the stations maintained and clean this ensures our client’s reputation remains the best and the reliability remains market leading. This will include minor civil repairs like potholes, wheel stops, kerbs, bollard replacement, white lining, and landscaping.
  • Reactive Maintenance: This will be a crucial part in the candidate’s role, as our client strives to keep their network online 24/7. Its critical to the business that downtime is kept to the minimum and the response to these incidents are paramount to ensure the availability is at its very best.

The Candidate:

A successful candidate will have the ability to communicate with multiple members of staff, from reporting to their manager, members of the network performance team, project managers and members of the design team regarding the site surveys. There is also a requirement to effectively communicate with our client’s engineering back-office team, warehouse and installation team to diagnose and rectify any faults that have occurred.

Skills and experience needed for this role:

  • The ideal candidate will be from a strong maintenance background with good electrical knowledge and experience, including safe isolation and working practices.
  • Experience in Electronics components, inspection, fault diagnostics, component repair and replacement
  • Have the skills to undertake minor civil repairs (potholes, wheel stops, kerbs, bollard replacement, white lining painting, signage, and landscaping)
  • NVQ or equivalent qualifications preferred
  • Utilising the latest available technical guides and documentation to effect resolution to faults
  • Experience working in a customer focused environment.
  • Full driving Licence.

Ideal additional skills:

  • SPA/UKPIA accreditation.

Key requirements for the successful Field Maintenance Technician:

  • Ability to comprehend and adhere to health and safety regulations and standards.
  • A flexible attitude and the ability to quickly adapt to changes and learn new skills and techniques.
  • Provide prompt and co-operative response to reactive fault issues.
  • Installation of fresh electrical and electronic components and fittings
  • Troubleshoot machine breakdowns and provide preventive maintenance services.
  • Keep record of all stock and supplies, including deliveries to addresses etc.
  • Have a basic knowledge of Microsoft packages including Outlook, Word, OneDrive and Excel
  • Good communication and customer facing skills, with the ability to communicate with a variety of people during your working day.
  • Work with their own initiative and willingly adapt to a changing programme of works as required.
  • Due to the locations of our chargers, there may be a requirement for the successful candidate to stay away from home for short periods of time, either during their day-to-day activities or, if required, covering for annual leave etc of other engineers. InstaVolt will supply a hotel card for use when this is required.

Other benefits to include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Overtime available
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Company sick pay
  • Life insurance at 3 x annual salary from day 1
  • Admission to pension scheme following successful completion of 3 months employment
  • Ongoing training in career building avenues, health & safety and any other area that will be of benefit to the business and the employee
  • Opportunity to enrol onto our salary sacrifice EV scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to PerkPal platform
  • Quarterly company events
  • Company EV Van

Salary: £14.61 per hour

One last thing… We’re an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equality and diversity and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

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