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Electronic Field Service Technician

Location: Catterick, North Yorkshire, England
Type: Permanent
Salary: GBP27245 - 32000 per Annum
Benefits: None
Job Ref: CATEEFST120009
Posted: 12/09/2023Apply Now

Job Description

Wise Employment are recruiting for experienced Electronic Field Service Technicians within a well-established and highly reputable company within the Catterick area. 

Salary £27,245 - £32,200 – New starter pay is the minimum of the grade.

Benefits: Field Service Representative allowance - £2,000 per annum; Off-site allowance - £8.91 per day (circa £1,800 per year); Off-site overnight allowance - £25.42 per night (circa £2,000 per year); Overtime - indicative £2,500 per year. You will receive learning and development tailored to your role within a culture encouraging inclusion and diversity.  You will receive a Civil Service pension, free parking and also a Cycle to Work Scheme.

Hours of work: 37 hours per week. Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 16:30, Friday 8:00 – 13:00.

Purpose of the role: Electronic Field Service Technicians, will carry outinspection, installation, servicing and repair of various types of Medical, Dental & Veterinary equipment held across various MoD sites in the local area.  You will need to plan scheduled equipment programs for the Medical Device Safety Service teams including liaising with customers.  You will be responsible for diagnosis of faults to major component level and specification testing of all Medical & Dental equipment (both Mechanical and Electronic) using MoD publications and Manufacturers manuals.

Job description: You will be provided with a fully kitted out Van (including phone and laptop) in order to travel across Plymouth to deal with breakdowns and emergency call-outs as soon as reasonably practical, taking into account priorities and customer target dates.

As an Electronic Field Service Technician, you will ensure that all Medical and Dental equipment is maintained to the correct standard and maintain and raise all the necessary maintenance and performance records as required in accordance with MoD publications. These consist of both manual and computer records for all work carried out on Medical & Dental equipment; including spares & defect reporting.

Electronic Field Service Techniciansare responsible for the investigation, completion and maintenance of all associated assessments, inspections and checks and promptly report serious problems and issues that will prevent any maintenance from being completed at the required time.

You will report information back into the Medical & Dental Management Information System and make on the spot engineering decisions on equipment’s, including withdrawal from use where patient or user safety is concerned.

Safety is a primary consideration in this role and work of high integrity is paramount

Most work is carried out at the customer’s site, so you will be required to hold a full UK driving licence and maintain a high level of driving competence at all times when driving the vehicle.

Person specification

Essential criteria:

  • Recognised and relevant training/qualifications in an Electrical & Electronic Engineering or minimum of NVQ Level 3 standard in the same discipline.
  • Full UK driving licence
  • MoD Biomedical Engineering certificate or the willingness and agreement to attend a 10-week residential course (fully funded).


  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. (Word, Excel etc.).


Recognised and relevant training/qualifications in an Electrical & Electronic Engineering or minimum of NVQ Level 3 standard in the same discipline.


You will be assessed against these behaviours during the selection process:

Delivering at Pace, communicating and Influencing and Working Together

Technical skills

You will be assessed against these technical skills during the selection process:

Hand Skills, fault diagnosis, working as a Team, working autonomously and working at Pace


Successful candidates must undergo a criminal record check and meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed will be advised at selection stage.

If you feel you’re right for this role, please apply via this job board or contact Wise Employment Plymouth, to find out more.

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