Skilled Workshop Engineer


Position: Skilled Workshop Engineer
Reports to: Workshop Manager
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week 8 to 16.30 Mon – Friday
Location: Acclaim Handling Ltd, Rugby

Tasks and Duties include:


  • Electrical, mechanical and hydraulic components
  • Hydraulic valves and rams
  • Final drive and gearbox components
  • Engines and components

Overhaul of Forklift Trucks:

  • Completing partial strip-down of gas, diesel, or electric forklift trucks
  • Preparing, steam cleaning or painting the chassis of forklift trucks
  • Bolting / welding on ancillaries to the chassis’
Battery Maintenance:
  • Check voltages and fluid levels of forklift trucks, using meters and hydrometers.
New & Used Equipment Preparation:
  • Preparation of gas, diesel and electric forklift trucks by performing pre-delivery inspections (PDI’s), using check-sheets from the manufacturer to check the specifications to meet the customer’s requirements, along with overseeing the despatch and receipt of trucks in and out of the Depot.
  • Weekly timesheets
  • Completing PDA on a daily basis to record progress of repairs, parts used or required, etc.
  • Liaising with the Service Controller as necessary and advising of any changes

Any other reasonable duties related to this role e.g. May be required to collect spare parts locally, Delivery and collection of Powered Pallet Trucks,
Occasional site support to the field service engineers

Education/Qualifications / Skills & Experience:

  • City and Guilds in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering related field
  • Experience in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering in heavy goods / plant machinery / automotive
  • Numerate
  • Literate
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Thorough Examination Qualifications
  • Degree qualified in related field
  • Able to work unsupervised as required
  • Diagnostic computer skills

Date last revised: January 2022

Acclaim Handling Ltd reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the organisation desires. The job description, in no way implies that these are the only duties, including the essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

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