Service Engineer – Dublin

Location UK / Leinster

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary £25000 - 30000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1427654

 Job Description

We are looking for an Engineer with maintenance experience for balers, compactors and recycling equipment or with forklift engineering or REME experience.

We are looking for an experienced Service Engineer, specifically in the Dublin area to join our team at Ancove.

We are looking for someone with maintenance experience for balers, compactors and recycling equipment or with forklift engineering or REME experience.


To attend customer sites and to carry out engineering tasks to equipment as directed. Ensuring any work is carried out in a safe manner with due regard to the customer’s and PHS’s procedures.


Customer Service

  • To liaise with the call controllers and/or Line Manager / senior engineer to provide the best service to the customers.
  • The engineer is expected to help plan their daily work to maximize customer service, achieve the highest standards and productivity using electronic and verbal communications as appropriate.
  • The engineer should always try and take ownership of engineering issues so that the customer is provided with good service.
  • Engineers are expected to achieve targets set by their Line Manager and be aware of all customer service level agreements and aim to adhere to them always.
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion always.
  • Carry out any reasonable task deemed necessary.
  • May be required to work out of area during periods of varying workload volumes and during engineer shortages which can require overnight stays.
  • Always carry your ID and any Health and Safety accreditation (cards) when at work.
  • Engineers required to work on-call for 1 in 5 weekends

Records and Documentation

  • To accurately and clearly complete all paperwork/electronic data as required by Wastekit or the customer according to the company procedures.
  • Accurately record time, parts used and any other details either electronically or manually as required.
  • Prompt action should be taken to ensure replacement parts are acquired to replenish van stock or parts specially ordered to return to a breakdown being mindful of any customer SLAs.
  • Pass on any new business leads to sales department.

Technical skills

  • Shall have good fault-finding and diagnostic skills
  • To be able to understand hydraulic and electrical circuit diagrams.
  • Will be able to show and apply sound knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic principles
  • Can use and understand various electrical and hydraulic test equipment
  • Be aware of the Company’s procedures, and adhere to them always.
  • To pass on any technical knowledge that may help other engineers.
  • Use good engineering practice and standards always.
  • Update engineering knowledge when able.
  • Always use cost effective but safe measures to carry out tasks
  • Can work with the minimum of supervision
  • To attend meetings and training courses as required by your Line Manager.


  • Comply with all requirements in the Work Instruction for Engineer Responsibilities
  • Comply with instructions given by Senior Engineers and Managers
  • To maintain and use company issued equipment and vehicles in a safe manner and according to PHS Group policies.
  • To take responsibility for the safe keeping of stock and be accountable for stock balances.
  • To keep accurate records (using stock usage sheets and/or electronic recording as appropriate) of when and where the stock is used.
  • Ensure correct uniform is worn and kept in clean condition and always use PPE when it is required.
  • Any documentation which is required to be returned to the office is done so in time.
  • Vans should be kept clean, tidy and maintained as per MFM-02 Commercial Vehicle Transport Policy and appropriate care taken of PPE, tools and stock.


  • To comply with the Company Health and Safety Policy and that of Customers when at their sites.
  • Adhere to Risk Assessment, Method Statements and Safe Systems of Work
  • To carry out all operations and activities in the prescribed and safe manner.
  • Use the correct tools and equipment for the operation including any relevant safety equipment or protective clothing.
  • Report any defects in equipment or protective clothing immediately.
  • Avoid improvising or taking short cuts, which would entail unauthorised or unnecessary risks.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy working area and vehicle.
  • Report all accidents, near misses and incidents promptly in the prescribed manner.
  • Any accident on a customer site should also be recorded in accordance with their procedures.
  • Suggest ways of eliminating or reducing hazards.
  • Co-operate with accident/incident investigationsr to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Always have a personal concern for your own safety, that of your colleagues and customers
  • Set a personal example.
  • Comply with all PHS Health and Safety, Environmental and Customer Procedures
  • Dispose of any waste product or parts as per company procedures
  • Drive any vehicle you are responsible for in accordance with the Highway Code and to take reasonable breaks.


  • Ideally from a service engineering /electrical or hydraulic background. With an ability to demonstrate the skill of fault finding.
  • City & Guilds electrical and mechanical engineering.
  • Competent in the use of electrical and hydraulic test equipment.
  • A sound knowledge of single and three phase electrical equipment and hydraulic circuits.
  • Competent to work on electrical and hydraulic circuits
  • A mature disciplined approach and good personal administrative and customer care skills.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €30,000.00 /year