Hydraulic Service and Workshop Engineer

Job Title: Hydraulic Service and Workshop Engineer


Location: Taunton, Somerset


Salary: up to £32,000 dependant on experience


Hours: Core hours are Monday - Thursday 08:00-17:00 and Friday 08:00-16:00


Benefits: 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, private medical package and contributory pension scheme, highly established and reputable business and friendly, welcoming, team orientated environment.


The Company: We are working in partnership with a leading engineering firm who supply products to a range of industries including marine, defence, aerospace, nuclear, utilities and industrial. They are a well renowned company in their field involved with multiple scale projects across the UK. You will be joining an established and knowledgeable down to earth team.


The role:



  • Work within the guidelines of the Company Quality Management System

  • Carry out engineering work at company depots, on-site, and at customer's premises, as requested.

  • Ensure that all work is completed to specification, in accordance with the Company's procedures and quality standards

  • Ensure that workmanship is of the highest standard at all times, and satisfies the Company's and customer's requirements

  • Ensure that all units assembled are properly tested in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations, and approved by a nominated person prior to despatch

  • Ensure that all installations are completed in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations

  • Make every effort to ensure work is completed on-time and within budget, identifying additional work not included in the original estimate and reporting information to Workshop Manager.

  • Ensure that a full and accurate record of time spent on each activity is recorded on timesheets each week

  • Work with the Workshop Manager to identify personal training needs, and undertake appropriate training programmes within work schedules

  • Ensure that all Health & Safety requirements are met & that the relevant Risk Assessments are completed and actioned

  • Ensure the workshop and all working areas are kept clean & tidy at all times

  • Act in a professional and responsible manner at all times when representing the Company

  • Ensure timely completion of stock requisitions for all components removed from stock

  • To be available when required for off-site commissioning, service & repair work

  • Ensure the safe-keeping, regular maintenance, and professional appearance of Company vehicles, tools and equipment

  • Adhere to Company Health & Safety policy


Skills, experience and knowledge requirements:



  • Thorough understanding of general engineering and hydraulic systems

  • BFPA level 1 & 2 certificate in mobile / industrial hydraulics

  • A basic understanding of electrics/electronics would be of benefit, but not essential

  • Understanding of Health and Safety requirements

  • BFPA Foundation Safety Course

  • BFPA Hose Assembly Skills Course

  • Good communication skills

  • Energetic and self motivated

  • Team player

  • To expect and demonstrate high standards of workmanship

  • Good planning & time-management skills


Next steps…


If you are interested in finding out more please call the office on 01823 285440 or email georgina.caddick@office-angels.com for a confidential chat.

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