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Business Unit Carrier Job ID 30049109 City Stirlingshire State Stirlingshire Country United Kingdom

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United Kingdom


Watkins Hire Ltd Falkirk, 24-28 Burnbank Industrial Estate, Burnbank Road, Falkirk, FK2 7PE, UK.

Watkins Hire Ltd.(a Carrier company)operates throughout the UK and across the rest of the world, providing a range of market leading, specialist temperature control rental products to a variety of clients and industries.

Watkins Hire is currently recruiting for aField Service Engineer in the Falkirk area.

Are you motivated, hardworking with a desire to learn about the HVAC / Engineering sector within a fast-paced Hire Market? We are now recruiting for Service and Installation Engineers. Your time will be predominantly depo based

Goals and Objectives:

To provide an exceptional high standard of service and repair within the HVAC hire sector.

Installing, maintaining and servicing large HVAC Rental equipment, to a consistently high standard, whilst complying with all current EH&S Policy and other European & UK legislation.

Working independently, you will install and also respond to service calls in an effective and efficient manner, ensuring risk assessments are conducted and documented prior to all works to be carried out, and complete all work to an agreed high level.


  • Checking equipment that has returned from hire, awaiting inspection, cleaning and servicing equipment by following laid down procedures.
  • Completing pre-delivery inspection (PDI) procedures prior to hire and carrying out all safety and electrical tests.
  • Carrying out routine maintenance, breakdowns, installs and deinstallations both within and out with normal working hours.
  • Ensure work is undertaken in line with specific method statements, risk assessments and relevant safety legislations.
  • Installation/ de-installation and maintenance/servicing of HVAC Rental Equipment.
  • Attending and contributing to production meetings and briefings as necessary.
  • Drive planning discussions with the customer and any other third parties involved. Report and discuss project or schedule changes with line management.
  • To assist in the development and improve processes to improve deliverability, performance, productivity, cost reduction and efficiency.
  • Refurbishment of units in the depot - clean, paint, repairs, depot audits compliance, paperwork and maintaining the depot / equipment to a good standard.
  • To initiate and develop effective business relations with new and existing customers.
  • To liaise and work effectively with the sales and operations.
  • To act quickly where problems arise and to maintain an open system of communication between WHL / CRS and the customer.
  • Ensure adherence to all Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Be fully conversant and compliant with all Environmental Health and Safety procedures.
  • Complete quarterly ethics module as advised by Ethics & Compliance Officer (ECO)
  • Fully comply with all Quality, Environmental Health and Safety directives including but not limited to PPE, Accident Reporting, Cardinal Rules, Risk Assessment Method Statement (RAMS), and Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE).

Qualifications/ Experience/Knowledge:

  • Full (UK) driving license.
  • HVAC equipment experience.
  • F-Gas qualified
  • Experience within a Service Engineer role
  • Knowledge of HVAC equipment
  • Commercial burner /boiler experience with both natural gas and oil fired burners. (Desirable)
  • Competent working knowledge of electrics. (Ideally 17th edition IEE wiring regulations) (Desirable)

What we can offer:

  • Competitive base salary
  • 25 days Holidays plus stats (if you work bank holidays you get a day back and double time)
  • Company Pension
  • An experienced, dynamic, and highly skilled leadership team
  • Career progression and development– we love to build and nurture talent from within, therefore we’ll work with you to achieve your long-term career aspirations

More about us:

Creating solutions for people and our planet, our company values are our absolutes -RESPECT, INTEGRITY, INCLUSION, INNOVATION & EXCELLENCE.We work and win together, while never compromising our values.

Carrier Rental Systems employees, products and services create comfortable, productive and healthy environments, through our temperature control, rental offering. We are a technology-driven business, but we are passionate about people too.

Liquid chilling, air-conditioning, heating and hot water supply are all vital elements to businesses everywhere and if these systems fail it can place any business at risk. Carrier Rental Systems supplies immediate, 24/7 365 nationwide HVAC rental solutions to help sustain and optimise the performance of our customers and prevent any unplanned downtime. We provide the fastest possible answers, followed by rapid equipment delivery to wherever it’s needed in the UK. Through our in-depth understanding of clients’ needs and high specification equipment, Carrier Rental Systems are able to offer a comprehensive rental solution for many critical and diverse applications. Backed by our in house, global HVAC manufacturer, Carrier, we provide start of the art, reliable, energy efficient rental products.

Build a Career with Confidence

At Carrier, you’re joining the world leader in healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions. We create solutions that matter for people and our planet – and our employees are the heart of it all. We are a company of innovators and problem-solvers who are united byThe Carrier Way– our vision, values and culture. As an employer of choice, we strive to provide a great place to work that attracts, develops and retains the best talent, promotes employee engagement, fosters teamwork and ultimately drives innovation for the benefit of our customers. We strive to create an environment where all feel that they_belong, with diversity and inclusion as the engine to growth and innovation. We develop and deploy best-in-class programs and practices, providing enriching career opportunities, listening to employee feedback and always challenging ourselves to do better. In short, Carrier’s greatest assets are the expertise, creativity and passion of our employees – and we’re excited for you to join the team.

Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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