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Machine Control Support Engineer


Purpose: Support the MC solutions within the Lynch Plant fleet.

As a key influencer across the Lynch team this role will help implement and embed the company vision and behaviours across all that we do. Our vision is about “being the best” at all that we do and enabling our great people to be the best they can be. To achieve this, we need to focus on delivering the highest service and focusing on getting things “right first time”, to support this we need to attract the best people who share our values for success and our passion for making and impact on tomorrows future.

CAN DO - It’s our positive attitude that achieves our can-do approach. We work together as one team to deliver solutions to our challenges.

PASSION - We achieve right first time by having pride and enthusiasm. Being passionate empowers us to deliver an industry leading service to our customers.

ONE TEAM - We put the success of the team ahead of any personal gain. By communicating effectively, we support our colleagues and exceed our customers’ expectations.

RESPECT - We trust and respect our colleagues, and our customers. We have integrity and create inclusive environments creating a healthy, safe, and fun workplace.

This role is vital for ensuring our behaviours become real and are prioritised to enable our success:

Reporting Lines:

You will report into the Machine Control Technical Manager.

Focus areas of the role:

The success of the role will be measured against the effective implementation of the following focus areas:

  • Technical support of all Company Machine Control solutions both on and off machines.
  • Liaise with clients and ensure the site has suitable site infrastructure (Base station, SmartNET/VRS, Total Stations and Local grids).
  • Pre project planning and liaison with clients to ensure the correct file design and format is created for each project.
  • Promotion and support of the Company Machine Control products across all the construction sectors.
  • Field, Depot and Remote based role requiring self-initiative and good time management with a proactive attitude to customer requirements.
  • Support our dedicated machine control training team, ensuring they are kept up to date with newly released machine control solutions.

    Success enablers:

    To be successful in this role you will need the following skills, behaviours, and abilities:

    • Bring passion and energy to your work is essential.
    • You will be a role model for respect and enjoy helping others be the best they can be.
    • You will have a natural drive to collaborate with internal teams and customers, driving a real ONE TEAM approach.
    • A Can-Do attitude will enable you to excel in this role and beyond in your Lynch career.
    • Provide technical and installation support to other members of the machine control team.
    • Provide technical support and training to customers for all company machine control products.
    • Provide technical support and training for all machine control applications including GNSS, Total Station and Laser solutions.
    • Provide technical support and training for site infrastructure setups.
    • Provide and support data preparation services, making use of software packages such as AutoCAD, Trimble Business Centre and Leica iCON office
    • Provide technical support via phone, email, and remote desktop software
    • Offer support and ideas for use of machine control solutions tailored to customers’ requirements.
    • Document and report technical events and issues to management team.
    • Develop a thorough understanding of all Machine Control products offered by Lynch Machine Control.

    Education & Qualifications/Experience

    • Higher Education Qualifications – Mechanical/Survey/Civil Engineering with 2 to 3 years site experience or associated qualifications and or experienced based industry qualification.
    • Proven experience with GNSS, Total station and Laser machine control equipment and the use and application of such technology within the construction industry.
    • A working knowledge of Surveying/Construction instruments and plant machinery.
    • Working knowledge of design and data processing software packages including AutoCAD, LSS, Trimble Business Centre and iCON office.
    • Experience of working within the UK construction industry (Civils, Road, Infrastructure)
    • Strong coherent communication skills, both verbally and written
    • Ability to understand technical or mechanical issues related to construction machinery
    • A strong aptitude to technology and associated software developments.
    • An understanding of UK construction practices
    • Entrepreneurial drive and strong work ethic
    • Strong sense of urgency, responsibility, and accountability
    • A clean UK driving licence

      Why work for Lynch?

      Welcome to our family, we really appreciate you taking the time to consider joining our amazing team. Our people are at the heart of our business, and you will be a vital member to help us continue to grow and develop as a business.  

      We have a really exciting future here at Lynch and our expectations are very high, we believe in providing the highest standards of customer service, with a focus on getting things “right first time” and we are really excited to meet the best people who have the skills and passion to help us achieve our full potential, thank you. 

      What’s our why: 

      We are passionate about making the construction industry the career of choice and we will do this by creating the greatest people experience here at Lynch, which results in better performance for our customers, our society and our planet. 

      We have the potential to impact the world we live in, and we plan to make that impact a positive one for all who work for and with us. 

      Our culture 

      As a family-owned business we pride ourselves on our inclusive environments that drive fun, wellbeing and high performance across all that we do. You really are joining a family and not just a business.