Croydon
Engineered Access
Competitive Salary
42.5
Permanent
14 May 2021

About The Role

A Contract Engineer is required to join one of the UK's leading hire equipment organisations. We form part of Ashtead Group which is a FTSE 100 and can offer excellent training opportunities with great scope for progression, supporting you throughout your career.

A Engineer uses their technical knowledge along with sales skills to provide the customer with a engineered solution, representing the technical aspects of how the product solves specific customer problems.

The successful applicant will use their experience and skills to manage a large portfolio of major events and special projects. They would be responsible for maintaining their existing customers as well as using their sales skills to create new customer leads.

To succeed in this position, candidates should have exceptional communication, computer, and problem-solving skills. You should be resourceful, adaptable, and organised with the ability to build rapport with clients. You would require a good understanding of terms and conditions. Commercial negotiation and complaint handling skills are essential.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • To carry out site inspections and see projects through with the business’ cradle to grave approach. This involves the provision of specific advice in relation to their access requirements and to provide a detailed proposal/quotation together with site drawings, risk assessments, method statements and HGV routes to site. On some sites, supervision and project co-ordination skills are essential
  • To understand and engage the commercial aspect of contracts , including negotiation  and agreement of T&C’s between Engineered Access and the Customer
  • Provide outstanding customer service in all dealings with our customers
  • To create new business leads and respond to all Customer enquiries professionally and promptly
  • Progression of all enquiries through the contact centre, but retaining responsibility for ensuring they are delivered and programmed as necessary
  • Execution of contracts in a timely manner using Engineered Access high standards and procedures
  • Adhere to and enforce the company’s strict Health & Safety policies and other applicable environmental or safety related policies 
  • Evaluate and advise on any site specific requirements such as enforced security
  • Use a flexible approach to meet the business needs and requirements

About You

  • Previous experience of producing high quality Job Packs, including site drawings, risk assessments and routes to site
  • Previous experience of successful Project Management from start to finish
  • Experience within the events sector is preferred to show a good level of technical knowledge and understanding
  • Confident decision making on site to offer reliable and deliverable solutions to meet customer expectations
  • Ability to respond to changes and unforeseen challenges
  • Good level of commercial negotiation and critical complaint handling skills
  • As the role is field based, the individual must be very safety conscious, competent in providing risk assessments and be comfortable digesting customer terms and conditions

About Us

As part of FTSE 100 Ashtead Group plc, Sunbelt Rentals is the leader in equipment rentals in the UK, US and Canada - as well as specialist operations in Europe. Together, our teams of experts provide rental equipment and managed solutions into every market and sector, including construction, industrial, energy, infrastructure, government and events.

In this role you’ll be joining our Engineered Access specialist team. Our temporary roadways and barriers have taken centre stage at some of Europe’s most high profile music festivals and sporting events – as well as some of the industrial and energy sector’s most challenging access projects in history. Our geotechnical experts, together with a portfolio of Trakway, barriers, fencing and bridges deliver access as a full turnkey solution for the events, energy, rail and construction sectors.

Our people are at the very heart of our values and they’re our greatest asset. Join us and we’ll give you everything you need to succeed - award winning training, professional development and support and opportunities to progress your Sunbelt Rentals career.

The package includes a competitive salary and flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance and a great Company pension scheme.

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