Horticultural Grounds Maintenance Workshop Engineer

Location Hertfordshire
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture, Machinery, Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 basic salary DOE
Contact name: Sophie Ashmore

Contact email: Sophie@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: 15233 SA
Published: 13 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Horticultural & Grounds Maintenance Workshop Engineer

Location of the Job: Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire, North London.

The Company is a leading supplier of services to the grounds maintenance, construction, landscaping and horticultural industries.

The Industry: Horticulture, Horticultural, Grass Cutting, Grounds Maintenance, Construction, Landscaping, Machinery, Equipment, Mowers, Tractors.

The Job Role Details:
We have a fantastic opportunity now available for a Workshop Engineer within the Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping sector. A qualified and experienced Workshop Fitter, Engineer or Mechanic is required for this onsite workshop.

Key Responsibilities:
You will:

  • Service, repair and maintain a variety of horticultural and grounds maintenance equipment, including but not limited to:

  • Hand-held petrol driven machinery i.e. strimmers, blowers, hedge cutters and chainsaws.

  • Pedestrian equipment rotor and pedestrian mowers.

  • Ride on mowers i.e. Toro (LT4240/LT3340) 5 unit and 3 unit.

  • Ride on flails (LT3000).

  • Iseki high lift collectors.

  • Tractor attachments.

  • Side arm flails.

  • Batwing flails.

  • Batwing rotary mowers.

  • Tractor trailed gang mowers (TM749).

  • Vehicle trailers.

  • Minor repairs to vehicle accessories, i.e. bulbs, wing mirrors.

  • Maintain computerised records, service history.

  • Order stock and maintain stock levels.

  • Load and unload deliveries to depot.

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:
You will have:

  • Recent or previous experience working on horticultural, grounds maintenance or grass cutting equipment.

  • Experience operating workshop machinery i.e. abrasive wheels, cylinder grinders, hand-held and bench grinders, pressurised air receivers, welding operations and use of gas cylinders.

  • Manitou equipment operation - ideal but not essential.

  • IT literacy skills, able to operate computer systems.

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Full clean driving licence with trailer towing category.

Additional Information:

  • This is a permanent full-time position.

  • Working times are split between 35 hour weeks and 45 hour weeks throughout busy seasons.

  • You may be required to understand mobile assistance to attend to machine breakdowns in Hertfordshire, Luton areas.

  • Emergency First Aid training can be arranged.

  • Extended working hours if required.

Salary Package: A basic salary of around £30,000 per annum depending on experience.

Plus Benefits: Company works vehicle, mobile phone, overtime availability, ongoing training and development and company pension scheme.

Please send your CV to Sophie@agriFJ.co.uk to apply