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Date Added: Tue 27/10/2020

Field Service Engineer - Instrumentation Technician (South)

Stroud, UK
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: £16 / hourly

***Service Engineer (Lab Equipment )***

***6 Month Contract Period, with realistic prospects of extensions***

***Contract rate £DOE****


This rapidly expanding company specialises in the maintenance and service of instrumentation. Their major markets include power, water, pharmaceutical and process. With a view to growing by 20% next year, this company need to recruit experienced good instrumentation technicians to ensure projects are completed to deadlines.

What the role will involve:

Working in laboratories, the technician will be maintaining lab equipment incl. Fridges, Centrifuges, Incubators, Microscopes, Pipettes, and Balances.

This will incl.

  • Heat mapping refrigeration devices

  • Re-gassing refrigerators

  • Fixing faulty items such as lid locking mechanisms

  • Read, interpret and fix electronic error codes on equipment

  • Check wiring is in good order

  • Ensure equipment such as Centrifuges are tacho'ing at the correct rate

  • Check electronics with a volt metre

  • Basically ensure equipment is working properly

  • You will also conduct PPM, reactive and preventative maintenance on this equipment
  • You will complete and store all relevant documentation such as test certificates
  • You will represent the company on-site and need to dress and act accordingly

What the company are looking for in the contractor:

  • Has experience of maintaining / servicing lab equipment incl. Fridges, Centrifuges, Incubators, Microscopes, Pipettes, Balancers
  • Has experience of calibrating, repairing, servicing, cleaning and validating this equipment
  • Has experience of PPM, reactive and preventative maintenance on this equipment
  • Stable background
  • F-Gas Full Certification (nice to have)


What the company can offer the contractor.

  • Product Training.
  • Opportunity for permanent role.
  • Technical and career progression.

What the company do.

  • Maintenance and service of Instrumentation.
  • Focus on the pharmaceutical and process industry.
  • Increasing turnover by 20% year on year.

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