• Posted on Feb 10, 2021
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Job Title: Inspection & Maintenance Engineer – South London

Reference: AJ0743

Company: Kompan UK

Based in: Croydon area of SE London.

Contact name: PSM HR Outsourcing Limited

Contact email: [email protected]

Salary Range £30k – £33 basic, bonus scheme, 25 days holiday plus benefits

KOMPAN are the UK market leader for outdoor play, sport and fitness solutions and have risen to the challenges of the pandemic in expanding our UK operations due to increasing customer demand.   Above all, we are a great Company to work for, ensuring that we provide professional support and give personal recognition for achievements to all our employees at every level of the business. We have a huge range of great products; an innovative strategy that continues to deliver new and exciting solutions and to target new market sectors; a professional and committed back office team and best in class sales teams.

As a key factor in our growth strategy, this new role reflects the increasing company and customer emphasis on the importance of maintaining the equipment to a high standard and most critically, securing the safety of all playground sites for which we are responsible.  Ultimately therefore, our objective is to ensure the safety of our younger generation.  Whilst the role, is based from home, there will be a need to attend our Milton Keynes office as and when required.


The Role: Covering South London, Kent and Essex regions and be responsible for scheduled play area repairs and inspections to Play Equipment and ideally based in the Croydon area of SE London.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide regular operational inspections to our existing customer base
  • To conduct operational inspections, risk assessments as specified in BSEN1176.
  • Completing inspection reports in a timely manner, following an inspection
  • Undertaking general play area maintenance, which involves metal, woodworking and painting (welding skills would be an advantage) if necessary. Surfacing repair experience would also be advantageous.

Key Competencies/Qualifications:

  • Good fitting or assembly type skills and if possible, welding experience is desirable, preferably within a similar equipment maintenance environment
  • Understanding of costs and time required to undertake remedial works
  • A problem solver with good customer service and communication skills
  • Good communication and reporting skills
  • A self-motivated individual who continually keeps abreast of industry and safety requirement changes
  • Ability to travel on a daily basis, so a full & relatively clean driving licence is required
  • Desirable to possess RPII Operational inspection accreditation, although training will be provided for an outstanding candidate with no playground experience

In return we offer a market leading salary, with full employee benefits package.

If you possess a stable & progressive career, preferably within similar orientated environments, are looking for a new and exciting challenge within a progressive & dynamic Company, email your CV to [email protected] with a covering letter explaining how you match the qualification and competencies required for the role.

KOMPAN is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please note – Suitable candidates for shortlisting will be contacted within 7 days.