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Depot Engineer

London North Depot located in Hemel Hempstead


  • Responsible for repairs, maintenance and service of the company’s 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 
  • Organizational skills 
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Teamwork  
  • Result oriented


  • National vocational qualification in engineering;
  • At least 3 year experience maintaining and/or repairing access platform or similar equipment;
  • Through knowledge of dialogistic equipment, and procedures;
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Google Sheets;
  • Drivers License is a prerequisite;
  • Excellent language skills in English and preferably other European languages;
  • Team player and leader with customer focus, result oriented;
  • Willing to travel nationally;
  • Quick learner, eager to learn and develop.
  • Candidates must provide evidence of the right to live and work in the UK

Please send your CV to Claire Waples

Interviews will be arranged ASAP.

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