Trainee Equipment Inspection and Service Technician

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd are recruiting Trainee Equipment Inspection and Service Technicians, to join their client based in Eccleshall, Staffordshire.

This is a fantastic opportunity to start or develop your career with a leading supplier of safety services.

Our client is looking for people to join their team of road-based inspectors to inspect their quality of equipment.

Job Role Overview:

  • Inspecting and servicing PPE in line with the manufacturer’s guidelines
  • Portable appliance testing
  • Working remotely on client’s sites and at safety services offices
  • Assist with in-house servicing
  • Completing all work with accuracy and attention to detail, as this is safety-critical equipment
  • Alongside the servicing you’ll need to complete the administration process in accordance with the internal standards framework
  • Out of hours (early starts and late finishes) together with overnight stays are a regular requirement (travel and subsistence allowance are provided).

Candidate Requirements:

  • Full and valid UK Driving licence and the ability to travel on a frequent basis
  • GCSE A-C Grade in Maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Competent using Microsoft Office packages including Excel and Word
  • A ‘safety first’ mentality, demonstrating a continuous focus on safety
  • Attention to detail
  • An ability to learn and follow processes thoroughly
  • Flexibility
  • Support the team members
  • An engineering background would be advantageous

Hours and Pay

  • Full time, 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday
  • £9.90/hour
  • 12 week temp to perm contract


  • Company bonuses
  • Company pension
  • 24 days annual leave + holiday purchase scheme


IT Support Engineer

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd are looking for a second line IT Support Engineer.

Our client is a growing telecommunications, IT and software company, providing services to a number of large clients.

Your primary role will be to work through IT service ticket requests efficiently with great communication skills. Our client is looking for a skilled IT support engineer to assist their customers with all IT related technical support issues.

IT Support Engineer Role Overview:

  • As an IT support engineer, you will listen to clients to determine the nature of the problem, diagnose hardware or software issues, provide effective assistance, and maintain strong customer relationships.
  • Provide IT technical support to the business through collaboration with the front desk and working closely with other departments, resolving issues.
  • Communicating with clients to efficiently resolve their IT issues. Opening and closing customer tickets in the meantime.
  • Assisting the support desk, as well as the backend environment

IT Support Engineer Requirements:

  • Experience with IT infrastructure components
  • Good telephone manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good technical knowledge

Hours and Pay

  • Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00, Full time, temp to perm
  • £25,000/year
  • Office based

This will be a two-staged interview process after an initial phone conversation.