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Field Service Operative

Date Posted: 4th November 2019
  • Job Ref: 125
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Thurrock

Job Description

Do you enjoy working out in the field in a service/technician role?

Are you physically fit and able to carry out manual work?

Do you live in the South Essex/East London area?


We have immediate job opportunities with an established and leading business within their sector for Field Service Operatives based from their Purfleet, Essex, depot.


The Pay/Benefits:


  • Competitive starting salary £20,000 (plus overtime/bonuses OTE £25k-£30k)
  • Overtime paid for work/travel outside of normal Mon-Fri hours (40 hours pw)
  • Additional allowances/bonuses for early starts and overnights (in addition to meal allowances and accommodation provided)
  • Training and ongoing support provided
  • Pension scheme
  • Very generous 34 days paid holiday per annum
  • Permanent role within a friendly, professional team environment in a strong and growing business with opportunities for training/development and longer-term career progression.


The Role:


  • You will be working within a service team carrying out Telecoms equipment removal activities on clients’ sites and other locations, abiding by site safety rules
  • Dismantling and preparation of telecoms equipment, and removal of various fixings
  • Physical/manual work.  Carrying and moving of equipment, cable recovery and loading on to racks and trucks
  • May require working in confined spaces or where high access is required on occasion
  • Share in the driving of company vehicles (if appropriately qualified)


The Candidate:


  • Must be physically fit and accustomed to physical manual work, as the role requires lifting and carrying of equipment.
  • Must be customer-focused, polite, conscientious and a team-player as will be working on client and remote sites with team colleagues.
  • Must be flexible regarding working hours and willing to work away from home during the week (e.g. early starts, paid overnights if required for specific job).
  • Ideally H&S trained with experience of working in potentially hazardous environments (e.g. construction).
  • Practical skill set, using hand tools, electrical tools with experience of working in a field-based role preferred, (ideally with Telecoms experience but not essential).
  • UK Driver with transport able to travel to Purfleet depot.


Please send a CV detailing relevant experience and including full contact details for immediate and confidential consideration.


Interviews to be scheduled ASAP in November for immediate permanent starts. 


Don't delay...apply today!


We look forward to hearing from you.