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Job Ref:  204723389
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Cambridge
Salary:  £30000 - £39000/annum Overtime + Vehicle + Phone
02/10/2016 04:31
Gas Detection Engineer

Alecto Recruitment are currently representing a well established and reputable client based in the South, who are leading specialists in the gas detection sector, now seeking an experienced Gas Detection external instrument engineer / calibration engineer to join their successful team on the Southern territory.

The Company:

This industry leading client, manufacture, supply and service a wide range of portable and fixed gas detection equipment for safety and environmental monitoring across all industries, with customers including; major vehicle manufacturers, national power plants, breweries, research laboratories, local authorities and government establishments.

With a solid understanding of the vital importance gas detection plays in ensuring the safety of workers and plant, the company employs a team of highly skilled engineers, a number of whom were previously employed by the original equipment manufacturers who are best in field.

The role:

As an experienced external instrument engineer / calibration engineer, duties will be varied to include but not be limited to:

* The provision of mostly fixed, but also portable gas detection equipment.
* On site calibration, maintenance and certification of fixed and portable gas detection.
* Site surveys and consultation.
* Full package installation.
* Upgrading and replacement of existing facilities.
* Tailor made, site specific calibration reports.
* Short & long term portable gas detection hire.
* 24 hour technical support.
* Fixed and portable gas detection familiarisation and user training.

The Candidate:

As an experienced and competent Gas Detection Service Technician, you will be fully qualified, with certified factory training with original equipment manufacturers.

Covering the Southern UK territory, you will ideally based central to the territory in the Cambridge, Northampton, or Bedford areas. Candidates from further a field will be considered dependent on experience and location, but you muist have good access links to the East Anglia, central and West Midlands.

You will have a minimum of 3 years industry experience in a similar role, with sound knowledge and understanding of major gas detection brands, including MSA, Drager, BW and Crowcon.

You must have specialised knowledge gained from many years installing and servicing gas detection equipment of all makes and models, but training will be offered for successful candidates, including original equipment manufacturer training and an internal training programme.

This may also suit and experienced Fire Alarm, Fire detection, Intruder alarm or Controls engineer seeking a change in career. Full training will be provided.


* £30,000 - £39,000 basic salary
* Overtime and On Call paid at preferential rates
* Ongoing Manufacturer training and internal development
* Company Vehicle, Phone, Laptop
* Career Progression

If you believe you can fulfil this position then do not hesitate to apply today.

To apply for this role and find out more details, please forward your CV to Jason Fogaty, Alecto Recruitment. or call (Apply online only) in strict confidence.

Alecto Recruitment Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately. We thank all applicants who respond, but only those short listed will be contacted.

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