Land-based Service Engineers work under supervision and where appropriate on their own initiative upon a diverse range of machinery, plant, equipment and tasks specific to their industry sector which may include:
- Preparation and pre-delivery inspection of new and used machinery
- Carrying out scheduled service and routine maintenance operations
- The preparation of equipment for repair which may include dismantling and the reassembly of equipment and their component parts
- Conducting system tests and simple diagnostic tasks
- Handing over machinery plant and equipment to the control and use of others in the workplace.
These operations may take place in the workplace or on the customer’s site, often outdoors. The nature of the job role presents challenges ranging from simple fabrication to the repair of mechanical faults. This requires a diverse blend of skills, industry underpinning knowledge and the disciplines required for environmental and safe working practice.