Field Service Technician - Recycling & Waste Management

Field Service Technician - Recycling & Waste Management

Job Title: Field Service Technician - Recycling & Waste Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary: £13.75 per hour + Benefits
Reference: 9854BW
Contact Name: Becki Wensley
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 25, 2017 16:18

Job Description

Field Service Technician - Recycling & Waste Management

Salary - £13.75 per hour + Benefits

Location - Swindon

We are currently recruiting an experienced multi-skilled Field Service Technician/Engineer/Fitter to work on all mobile and processing plant across a number of sites in Hampshire, Dorset and Oxfordshire within the waste management and recycling sector. Our client is leading commercial, industrial and local authority waste and recycling management organisation.

Reporting to the Service Manager, general duties as a Field Service Technician include:

  • Undertake all planned and reactive maintenance on mobile and fixed plant
  • Servicing and maintaining processing plant (Crushers, Pegson, trommels, powerscreen, hoppers, cranes, diggers, skid steers, hydraulics, pneumatics etc.)
  • Carry out any electrical and welding repairs when required
  • Adhering to onsite health and safety policies
  • Other duties as required

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Prior experience servicing/maintaining/repairing mobile and fixed plant
  • Good technical and product knowledge
  • Be efficient and professional whilst on site and carrying out tasks
  • Flexibility with travelling to and from sites
  • A full and clean UK driving licence
  • A relevant engineering qualification (HNC/HND/ONC/NVQ/Degree/Apprenticeship etc.)
  • Waste and recycling background (advantageous)

The salary offered is an hourly rate of £13.75 per hour (c£28,600 per annum) plus company benefits. If you or anyone you know are interested in applying for this opportunity to become part of an expanding renewable energy organisation, please email an up to date CV to or call Becki Wensley for more information on 023 92 221 600.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.