Installation Technician

BC69 – Installation Technician

Location: Ledbury, Herefordshire

Salary: £Competitive salary


First Military Recruitment are currently searching for an experienced Installation Technician to work with their client who are an internationally recognized company; they sell quality weather protection products for agriculture and industrial purposes.

The Installation Technician will be responsible for installing or supervising the installation of products both in Agricultural and Industrial sectors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installations of products on Agricultural and Industrial sites including power stations and off-shore oil rigs. 
  • Supervision of customers own labour on site installations. 
  • Providing support and training for network of dealers and distributors. 
  • Reading, understanding and following the installation instructions provided for the products being installed. 
  • Assisting with Production in the factory when not on site. 
  • Assisting with R&D projects as required, including testing, giving practical feedback to new developments. 
  • Ensuring company vans are kept in an orderly and road worthy manner. 
  • Assisting with site surveys when required. 
  • Ensuring correct tools are available when onsite. 
  • Completing job related paperwork, including timesheets, site diary, reports and completion certificates as per company procedures. 
  • Following the company and customers health and safety procedures and practices are followed throughout the installation. 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience and evidence of skills for mechanical fitting of product is essential.
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar role – ideally an Industrial or Agricultural environment. 
  • Mechanical fitting, roller doors, curtain walling, door/window fitting, partitions and other similar backgrounds would be considered relevant. 
  • Experience in fitting automated systems such as doors and curtains, including motor limit setting would be an advantage. 
  • Basic electric/electronic knowledge. 
  • Good understanding of mechanical engineering principles. 
  • Must be able to work at height using powered access equipment and static towers. 
  • Up to date IPAF, PASMA & CSCS cards would be an advantage. 
  • Travelling throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe and the rest of the world is a prerequisite.

    Periods away from home may be required and the successful candidate must be comfortable with this. 
  • A willingness to work on Oil Rigs off-shore is essential. 
  • Possession of a current Off-Shore survival certificate and up to date medical would be a positive but a willingness to undergo the training course and medical is essential. 
  • No specific educational requirements but training in an engineering discipline would be a positive benefit. 
  • Good communication skills at all levels (verbal and written).
  • A flexible and adaptable approach. 
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office. 
  • A full UK Driving license is essential. 
  • Valid passport for travel. 
  • Good organization skills and attention to detail. 
  • Have a logical approach to solving problems. 


  • Full-time permanent contract (subject to completion of probationary period). 
  • Overtime is applicable to the role at rate of time and a half. 
  • A ‘Project Day Rate’ may be paid at the discretion of a Director for jobs including foreign trips.

    This is paid instead of salary/overtime. 
  • Inclusion in company pension scheme on successful completion of the probationary period. 
  • Inclusion in the company’s Net Margin Bonus Scheme, value of which is dependent on personal performance – eligible on successful completion of the probation period. 
  • Working week: 08:00 to 16:30 when factory based. 
  • 20 days holiday plus the statutory bank holidays.

    Rising to 25 days after 5 years. 
  • The company will provide accommodation and meal allowance when overnight stays are required. 
  • Company vehicle is provided for work purposes only. 
  • Protective clothing and uniform will be supplied by the company. 

Location: Ledbury, Herefordshire

Salary: £Competitive salary

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