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  • Job reference: RMS0187543

Senior Engineer (Electrical Service and Support)

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/01/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Summary of Role:
To supplement our Service & Support team, the key activities will include:-
* Visiting our customer's sites to perform routine tasks such as Surveys, Audits, System Health Checks, Spares Management, Obsolescence Reporting, Backups, Upgrades, Patching etc.
* Helping customers to fault-find and rectify problems via telephone, web, email etc. and where required, to respond to the customer's site to carry out emergency repairs. This may include 'out-of-hours' work (rota-based).
* Design, testing, installation and commissioning of small projects.
* Specification of technical requirements and costs for small project work, services and support contract renewals.
* Completion of Service Reports and other project documentation when required.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the technical delivery of one or more Service & Support contracts, reporting Contract Performance monthly, to the Team Leader. They will work with the Team Leader to co-ordinate the activities and rota for a small team of engineers to ensure all the deliverables for their contracts are completed on time.

The Company:
Our client is a leading advanced automation and real-time business intelligence company specialising in Automation, Control and IT Solutions and Services with major customers in the Nuclear, Energy & Infrastructure and Transmission & Distribution markets. The Company is renowned for its innovation, technical excellence, and project delivery, quality and safety

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A good electrical engineering background and knowledge of control systems is essential.
* Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience of:-
o GE equipment (D20, D25, D200 etc.)
o Operating Systems (Windows XP, Windows 7, SCO UNIX)
But training will be given on systems they are unfamiliar with.
* Current driving licence
* Willingness and ability to attend at customer sites both individually (especially) and as part of a team (on occasions)
* Willingness and ability to undertake out-of-hours support on a rota basis

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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