Job Opportunity: Service Engineer: £36,500 – £38,500 + Overtime and Performance Benefits

Job Opportunity: Service Engineer: £36,500 – £38,500 + Overtime and Performance Benefits

Barek Lift Trucks is a family owned company and we believe that good people make a great business. We place our people at the heart of our company and believe they are essential for delivering our excellent standards of customer service. It is testament to our business that many of our current experienced service engineers remain with our company today having started with us as apprentices.

We’re looking for an experienced forklift service engineer to join our growing business and support our valued customers.

The role as forklift service engineer will include (but not limited to) the following:
  • Carry out planned maintenance and Thorough Examinations to pre-determined schedules and document fully both at our workshop and at customer premises.
  • Diagnose and resolving technical issues / sub-standard equipment through the use of industry expertise, diagnostic software, guidance notes.
  • Complete Pre-delivery Inspections / Calibration and Commissioning of new equipment both in our workshop and on customer sites.
  • Providing records of service activities, including work performed, parts used, and customer interactions, and provide regular reports to management, contributing to effective communication and documentation of service activities.
  • Observe Health & Safety requirements at all times.
  • Observe workshop housekeeping rules.
  • Maintain a clean & orderly working area including common areas.
  • Ensure all PPE is worn as required, maintained to safe standard & replaced accordingly.


The ideal candidate will:
  • Be a time served engineer with strong electrical skills.
  • Have a good knowledge of electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Have experience and repair of materials handling equipment (especially forklifts) coupled with excellent practical problem solving and fault diagnostic skills.
  • Must be organised, professional and possess a courteous and friendly manner.
  • Officially trained to operate forklifts and other MHE (not essential)
  • Certified to carry out LOLER / Thorough Examinations.
  • Full Driving Licence Essential.
  • Computer Literacy Required.


Why join Barek Lift Trucks:
  • You’re not just a payroll number – we are a family run, long established company with a fun and friendly working environment
  • Very Attractive Package:
    • Basic Salary of between £36,500 – £38,500 (OTE 40k) depending on experience.
    • Plus overtime
    • Performance bonus
    • 5 Days Paid Sick Per Year
    • Holiday entitlement which grows with service.
    • Modern fully equipped service vehicle with racking
    • Mobile phone allowance
    • Company pension scheme
    • Company Issued Laptop.
  • We are Audited and Accredited Members of UK Materials Handling Association (formerly FLTA).
  • We are Accredited Members of CFTS for Thorough Examination LOLER.
  • We have a modern, fully equipped, heated and modern workshop with specialised tooling and machine shop. Available for private use also by approval.
  • We are a long established dealer of quality Materials Handling products manufactured by TCM – the 4th largest Manufacturer in the World.
  • We have comprehensive TCM training and dealer service support. You’re not on your own.
  • We offer Industry specific accredited technical training courses to broaden and strengthen your skills.
  • You will be trained to our standard and beyond.


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