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Workshop Engineer
Location: Reading
Date: 19 May 2020

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Worksop Engineer in a temp position for our client. The successful candidate will be a proactive and hardworking individual with priorexperience within a role.

Job Role:

  • Duties include repairs to all types of vehicles, plant and any other work to do with the service.
  • Ensure that company uniform is worn at the commencement and throughout your period of duty. Special attention is to be paid to protective equipment used.
  • Required to attend roadside breakdowns and able to work as part of a team.
  • Required to perform any duties deemed necessary by your supervisor, ensuring that current standards are maintained, utilizing both internal and external resources.
  • All workshop tools, personal tools and welding equipment must be secured and where possible locked away each night. Welding and electrical equipment should be turned off and left in a safe condition when not in use.
  • Nothing left on or around benches, unless to do with work.
  • Required to fill in a daily worksheet / timesheet individual job cards, legal documentation such as safety inspection sheets for vehicle and body equipment and plant maintenance each day, completed forms must be given to your supervisor before the end of your shift.
  • To be aware of your obligations under the Health and Safety at work Act, 1974 and follow the code of safe working practice in your place of work as an engineer.
  • To participate in the development of the business, by active involvement in Veolia Environmental Services policy and procedures to training. Enabling you to be equipped with the necessary skills to carry out your duties to the required standards.
  • Perform duties in an efficient and effective manner that will ensure maximum productivity. Ensure that the task is completed to schedule. Any discrepancies are to be reported immediately to your supervisor.


  • Five years practical experience and apprentice trained, time served as a mechanical fitter.
  • Hold a current driving license, preferable an LGV desired but not essential.
  • Efficient in the following tasks; Subject to an LGV Driver license qualification; Taking vehicles for M.O.T testing; Mechanical; Pneumatic; Welding; Hydraulics.
  • The ideal person will be flexible and enthusiastic approach to working in sometimes adverse conditions will be expected.
  • Expected to supply your own comprehensive tool kit.
  • The ability to ensure the delivery of high levels of customer service is also essential in this role.
  • Good communication skills are essential for liaising with the customers and colleague.


  • You will be required to prove your right to work in the UK, this will be a photo ID and national insurance.
  • provide two referees.

We do receive a significant number of applications for these roles and are unable to reply to each one, if you do not hear from us within two weeks please note your application has not been successful on this occasion.