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Field Service Engineer – Port Talbot

Cover Letter: Not Required
Posted: 17th August 2020

To support the continued growth of Hitachi Construction Machinery UK Ltd (HCMUK), we are looking for an experienced Field Service Engineer to join our Product Support Team in the South West (Port Talbot) The role is field based and will require travel across this region. The basic hours are 42.5 hours per week, although some additional hours can be expected. Your duties will include:  

  • Maintaining and repairing Hitachi construction machinery.
  • Attend machine breakdowns at customer sites and effect repairs to ensure minimum machine

    down time. 

  • Carry out scheduled servicing of machines at customer sites.
  • Troubleshoot and fault find any defects on machines and carry out repairs as necessary. 
  • Ensure that work is carried out to the highest standard and on time.
  • Ensure that service reports, time sheets etc. are completed correctly and submitted on time.


About You  

We are looking for a time served engineer with excellent diagnostic skills and attention to detail with a proven track record working on construction equipment 


  • Time served mobile field service engineer.
  • Excellent diagnostic and reporting skills and show good attention to detail.
  • Proven track record working on modern Hydraulic Excavators and Wheel loaders.
  • Experienced in troubleshooting modern hydraulic systems and diesel engines. 
  • Ability to work under pressure, with the aptitude to think on your feet and resolve issues that may arise.
  • Excellent IT skills required with a good ability to analyse fault code data. 



  • Previous experience working within an OEM dealership.  
  • Experience working on large size mobile equipment in a quarry environment.


About Us 

We are wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe and responsible for the supply of excavators, wheel loaders, rigid dump trucks, parts and servicing to the UK and Irish construction industry. Hitachi produces the widest range of hydraulic excavators in the world and are renowned for their high quality, advanced technology, and unrivalled reliability. 

Formed almost 50 years ago, Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) is a leading name in the construction equipment market and has been rewarded with the title of ‘UK’s number one excavator supplier’. 

HCMUK forms part of a truly global brand recognised worldwide and operating in almost every corner of the globe. We are a part of a group made up from more than 850 companies with 320,000 employees and an annual turnover in excess of £69 billion. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. 


If you would like to be considered for this position, please complete our online application form. Please note that if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks then please assume your application on this occasion has been unsuccessful.   

We take this opportunity to thank you for the interest you have shown in our Company and wish you good luck in your job search. 

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK)