Careers

We are currently seeking enthusiastic individuals for the following position/s. If you feel you possess the appropriate skills please forward your CV:careers@surveyequipment.com


Position: Survey Equipment Sales Account Manager
Location: All areas
Type: Permanent
Hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm, Mon-Fri
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Benefits: Bonus Scheme + Company Car

Due to continued growth Opti-cal are currently seeking a highly motivated Sales Account Manager for all of our office locations.

The Role

Being part of the fast-paced Sales Team means that you will be responsible for insuring sales growth through effective account management and lead generation.

You will be the main point of call for customers wishing to make appointments including product demonstrations, as well as offering ongoing product training, which are vital to building on our already successful customer database.
A main part of the role will require you to update our in-house CRM system, as well as generate new business leads and other ad hoc duties, relevant to the role.

Characteristics/Skills:
Having a proven sales background, you will have focus and determination to develop the business further, and be able to provide:

  • Powerful relationship building skills, with an outstanding level of customer service
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • A polite telephone manner
  • Strong technical knowledge
  • An understanding of Survey Equipment products and an in-depth knowledge of the market
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and Power Point skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills

Position: Survey Equipment Sales Account Manager / Assistant Hire Coordinator
Location: Reading, Milton Keynes and Huddersfield
Type: Permanent
Hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm, Mon-Fri
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Benefits: Bonus Scheme

The Role
Due to continued growth we are currently seeking a diligent, organised individual to take on the role of assistant hire coordinator and low end construction survey equipment sales. The successful candidate will be responsible for taking and managing orders for equipment sales and hire, as well as managing the logistics of delivery and collection of instruments – either via our own team of drivers, or where necessary, via courier. This role will support the Hire Coordinator.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Taking and processing equipment hire and sales orders (both via phone and email)
  • Arranging delivery and collection of orders in accordance with customer requirements
  • Preparing, briefing and managing Opti-cal drivers
  • Liasing with key personnel at other offices where required
  • Key administrative responsibilities; processing and inputting order details to internal inspHire IT system, as well as completing all relevant paperwork (sales orders, on-hires, off-hires, stock transfers etc.)
  • Developing and maintaining detailed knowledge of hire instruments in order to provide comprehensive support to hire customers
  • General ad hoc duties as required

Characteristics/Skills:

  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Solid customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Tidy and organised
  • Knowledge of surveying and construction fundamentals/hire processes
  • Focused, self-motivating approach

Position: 3D Laser Scanning Administrator
Location: Reading
Type: Permanent
Hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm, Mon-Fri
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Benefits: Bonus Scheme

The Role
We require a Laser Scanning Administrator to become an integral part of a fast growing team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage a growing hire fleet of 3D laser scanning equipment
  • Raise and review quotations for accuracy and issue to potential customers
  • Receive and process customer orders
  • Stock control of hire and sale products
  • Assist the sales and support teams and provide assistance with various administrational tasks
  • Help assign and prioritise support calls and emails

Characteristics/Skills:

  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner
  • Positive and flexible attitude
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Show some affinity in working with computer systems

Position: Survey Equipment Service Technician
Location: All areas
Type: Permanent
Hours: 8.00am – 5.00pm, Mon-Fri
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Benefits: Bonus Scheme

The Role
Due to continued growth we are currently seeking an experienced Service Technician. The successful candidate will be responsible for the service, repair and calibration of Leica construction survey instrumentation. Experience in the repair and service of surveying equipment is preferred, however full product training will be provided.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Servicing and repairing Leica construction survey instruments
  • Calibrating equipment including Dumpy Levels, Rotating Lasers, Pipe Lasers, etc.
  • Perform tasks efficiently and with minimal supervision
  • Ad hoc duties as needed

Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Computer literate – competent in MS Office
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Problem solving and analysis

Position: Purchase Ledger Assistant
Location: Reading
Type: Permanent
Hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm, Mon-Fri
Salary: Negotiable
Benefits: Bonus Scheme

The Role:

Due to continued growth Opti-cal are currently seeking a highly motivated Purchase Ledger Assistant for our Reading Office. You will be working as part of the team in our Finance Department, reporting to the Financial Controller. You will be required to provide professional and timely accounting service in respect of all payments, invoices and expenses through the Purchase Ledger.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Updating and creating new suppliers; checking/posting supplier invoices
  • Organising payments to suppliers
  • Processing all transactions in a timely and accurate manner
  • Processing of employee expenses. Review and analysis of expense claims submitted; process in Sage accounting system
  • Acting as first point of contact for Purchase Ledger enquiries; working as part of the team to proactively resolve all internal/external queries
  • Meeting all Purchase Ledger month-end related deadlines
  • Providing any other support to the Finance Team as required

Characteristics/Skills:

  • Previous experience working on a computerised accounting package is essential; any experience on Sage 50 Accounts would be an advantage
  • An AAT qualification would be an advantage, but we will happily consider those candidates qualified by experience
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • A polite telephone manner
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Good time management and organisational skills

Position: Delivery Van Driver
Location: Reading and Huddersfield
Type: Permanent
Hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm, Mon-Fri
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Benefits: Bonus Scheme + use of company van

Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering and collecting surveying instruments in supplied vehicle
  • Loading & unloading vans
  • Packing goods for delivery
  • Assisting workshop technicians when required by cleaning instruments

Characteristics/Skills:

  • Previous delivery driving experience
  • Full clean driving license
  • Positive and flexible attitude

If you feel you possess the appropriate skills please forward your CV:

careers@surveyequipment.com

No agencies please.

Survey Equipment Hire

Our extensive hire fleet is maintained to the highest standard, & consists of the very latest equipment available.

Please call us to discuss your specific hire requirements. Long term hire rates are negotiable.

01189 820 500

sales@surveyequipment.com

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Opti-cal Survey Equipment locations:


01189 820 500

sales@surveyequipment.com