Service Engineer

Location: Basingstoke | Type: Permanent

Job Role

We are looking for an experienced Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Service Engineer based in Basingstoke or surrounding areas, to report to our Reading branch.  

The Role 

  • This is a mobile role which involves travelling extensively in the areas covered by the Branch and occasionally further afield, in particular the South East, West London & Berkshire.
  • Working in the field attending call outs to commercial, industrial and occasional domestic clients. 
  • Diagnosing and fixing faults and problems with refrigeration and air conditioning equipment in commercial, industrial and domestic units. 
  • Liaising with your branch to order parts and items that are required to fix faults you have diagnosed. 
  • Engineers are required to cover an out-of-hours on-call service on a rota basis for which all overtime worked will be paid. 
  • Where required and to support the development of our engineersopportunities will be available through our recognised internal training school offering City & Guilds accredited courses. 

Candidate Requirements

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Based in Basingstoke or surrounding areas. 
  • A solid working knowledge and significant experience working as a mobile service engineer within the air conditioning and refrigeration industries. 
  • Refrigerant Handling  - City &Guilds 2079 or equivalent.   
  • Hydrocarbon Safe Handling - City & Guilds 6187-21 or equivalent is desirable. 
  • Excellent organisation, communication, time management and prioritisation skills. 
  • An excellent understanding of and ability to deliver outstanding customer service skills, able to translate technical jargon into understandable language for the client. 
  • Good, demonstrable knowledge of commercial, industrial and domestic refrigeration and air conditioning engineering.  
  • An excellent knowledge base and the desire to help and advise other service engineers and provide mentoring and coaching to more junior engineers when requested, to aid in the development of their knowledge and skills. 
  • A full, valid UK driving licence is essential. 

We take pride in our Company values and so along with the above we are looking for someone who would ‘live’ them in their day to day role, demonstrating professionalism and great customer service at all times.

Adventurous A ‘can do’ attitude, ability to ‘think outside the box’ in challenging situations, proactive problem solver.  Demonstrating flexibility and adaptability and a willingness to learn new skills and ways of working.

Dedicated Enthusiasm to deliver an excellent service every day to both colleagues and customers, understanding the importance of reflecting accuracy and attention to detail.

Courteous Always respectful, polite and considerate when dealing with colleagues and customers alike with a naturally friendly and professional manner. 

Outstanding Able to deliver a high-quality service through continuous improvement of knowledge of the business and customer needs.  Driven and motivated by a personal desire to succeed.

Connecting Ability to build excellent working relationships with colleagues and customers; A proactive team player, displaying positive energy and enthusiasm with an optimistic attitude towards teamwork, willing to pitch whenever necessary to support colleagues.

KnowledgeableA desire for personal development of knowledge and skills and those of the team.


Standard hours are 40 hours per week with the requirement to cover out of hours call outs on a rota basis.

We offer a competitive salary and additional income can be earned from generous overtime payments and call out rota.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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