Field Service Technician (Ref: SMFST)
Remuneration: Market Related (With Benefits)

Position in the Engineering sector in East Rand - Gauteng
Posted On Tuesday 26 February 2019
Job Description:

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Field Service Technician for an Engineering Firm based in East Rand.

Main job function

Deliver an efficient and cost-effective service to customers, to ensure that:

Maximum availability of GE gas engines and related balance of plant is achieved through fast response trouble shooting and fault rectification

Scheduled maintenance is carried out to the required standard to avoid unnecessary replacement of parts and engine unavailability

Out of hours callouts are responded to in a timely manner

Oil samples are taken, labelled and despatched to the laboratory in accordance with agreed standards and procedures

Parts are selected, ordered and used correctly, with any parts that prove unnecessary being returned to store to keep wastage to an absolute minimum 

Van stock is maintained in good condition, accurately booking parts out as they are used and reporting actual shortfalls (as compared to S21 stock level) to the Area Manager

Ensure that liaison and communication with Area Manager, customers and subcontractors on site is always maintained

Document all site visits and complete service reports in accordance with agreed quality standards and timescales

Building and maintaining positive relationships with customers, based on consistently professional dealings and attitude

Maintaining a high level of site house-keeping and presentation

Ensuring that company supplied equipment is well maintained and kept at a high standard of cleanliness

Maintaining tools in a good and safe working order and calibrated as required

Support the Area Manager by supervising and training apprentices and new employees as required

Follow and adhere to Health, Safety, and Environmental standards and regulations always


Minimum 5 years’ service engineering experience

Degree in engineering or a service engineering apprenticeship scheme


Mechanical Engineering knowledge

Willing to travel extensively

Willing to work long and unsociable hours and away from home when required

Strong IT skills

Gas Engine knowledge desirable

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Sian Morgan