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Field Mechanical Engineer, Pipes and vessels

Field-Based Mechanical Engineer (Pipes, Vessels etc.)

We are looking to hire a permanent field-based engineer to join our company which is a household name that are in the energy sector.

The purpose of the role will be to carry out routine mechanical maintenance on-site at our large storage depot based in Bristol near Severn Beach and also at our other depots and customer sites in the Bristol and surrounding area.

However, work will also be required throughout the UK and you will be working away from home on average 3 weeks every month.

We have 120 client sites and 40 of our own across the UK.

We have a team of 5 mechanical engineers that cover the country from Scotland to Portsmouth.

We do not cover any of the UK islands though.

We try to make sure our engineers cover areas most local to where they are based, but these territories are quite large and this is why you will be working away from home.

Most jobs will take a few days to complete at the same location for the largest sites.

But some smaller jobs will only take one day to complete.

When on site we will need you to carry out mechanical installations of large tanks, including pipework, jointing, testing, purging and then commissioning and issuing a certificate.

The ideal candidate will be a mechanical engineer and have experience installing large commercial installations such a plant equipment.

Have experience dealing with heavy power tools such as Pneumatic drills


Must have a UK driving licence (6 points max)

Must be an experienced mechanical engineer

Experience in heavy industry using heavy power tools such as pneumatic drills

Be prepared to work away from home 3 weeks out of 4

Salary and Package:

Basic Salary: to £38,000 on a 40-hour week (OTE including overtime c£50,000+)

Travel time: Paid door to door (all travelling time paid for)

Overtime: £15,000 to £25,000 per year available.

All hours worked including travel time over 40 hours per week paid at time ½, and Double time for bank holidays.

On call: We do have an on-call rota, but as we have our own emergency team you will very rarely be asked to go on call.

(On-call rates are paid and also double time)

Van: Small transit-style van provided

Petrol: Fuel card provided

Holidays: 25 days + 8 bank holidays

Pension: 3% from employer

Kit: All tools, equipment, uniform and safety equipment provided

Working Away: On average 3 weeks per month from Monday night to Thursday Night

Accommodation: Hotels pre-booked and provided by the company, including £25 per night meal allowance

Phone: Smart Phone and Tablet provided

Training: You will work alongside a senior engineer until you are confident to work independently

Progression: Lots of progression to be able to train in other areas such as electrical qualifications, gas qualifications, or move into more senior roles.

Salary reviews: Yes, reviewed in June every year based on your technical abilities and also inflationary linked

Life assurance: Death in Service 4 x salary

Perks: Product Discount

Interview process:

1st stage telephone interview

2nd stage face-to-face at a location near to your home

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV through the link and we will call you for a chat about your application and discuss the role with you in more detail.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Bristol, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: CV Bay Ltd
  • Contact: Samantha Livesey
  • Tel: 01332 317218
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2024-04-22 15:52:40 -

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