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Depot Engineer

Hemel Hempstead



  • London North depot, located in Hemel Hempstead. 


  • Responsible for repairs, maintenance and service of the companies fleet of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms in a safe and professional manner.

Organisational Structure

  • Reports to the Foreman Engineer

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a clean, and safe work area, adhere to best practice safety procedures;
  • Maintain positive customer relations through professional interactions with customers;
  • Diagnose, carry out preventive and routine maintenance according to manufacturer's, and MEWP requirements, as well as fault finding, diagnosing problems on all equipment in rental and sales fleet;
  • Issue activity reports on faults and the parts, labour and time taken to complete the task;
  • Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as MEWP wiring and associated components; 
  • Recognise, and propose the need for tools or other inventory to the Foreman Engineer;
  • Prepare new rental/sales equipment for delivery;
  • Perform checks on MEWP equipment before and after use for damage, hours used, tires, mileage, fuel levels, safety decals and safety compliance;
  • Calibrate equipment using electronic aids, procedures and programmable controllers;
  • Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts;
  • Examine form and texture of parts to detect imperfections;
  • Inspect used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements;
  • Repair or replace defective parts & components;
  • After instruction, install special functional and structural parts in devices and equipment;
  • Start/operate devices to test their performance and familiarize customers;
  • Set up and operate repair equipment and repair part according to instructions and procedures;
  • Work to achieve KPI’s for the individual depot and the company fleet;
  • Assist the Foreman Engineer to achieve the highest possible amount of available quality fleet for rental;
  • Attend technical training on new products when required.

Riwal Core Values

  • Safety
  •  Responsibility
  • Integrity
  • Engagement
  • Teamwork
  • Sustainability

Function Key Competencies

  • Flexibility
  • Organisational skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Teamwork
  • Result orientated


  • National vocational qualification in engineering;
  • At least 3 years experience maintaining and/or repairing access platform or similar equipment;
  • Thorough knowledge of dialogistic equipment, and procedures;
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Google Sheets;
  • Team player and leader with customer focus, result oriented;
  • Quick learner, eager to learn and develop.


Please send your CV to Tracy Wadsworth.

Interviews will be arranged ASAP.

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