MechaTech Systems design, manufacture and maintain award-winning High Vacuum Systems and Freeze Dryers

We employ a team of experienced and dedicated engineers: design, mechanical, electrical and service engineers and office staff. We are a hard-working, friendly team and our people are our most highly valued asset.
Refrigeration Engineer jobs, Bristol

Staff Vacancies  - we currently have one staff vacancy:

Last updated: December 2021

Vacuum and Refrigeration Field Service Engineer Vacancy
(on-site and workshop based), Full-time, Permanent


MechaTech Systems are UK specialists in the design, manufacture and support of high vacuum systems and freeze dryers, based in Thornbury, Bristol BS35.


We currently have a vacancy for an experienced Vacuum and Refrigeration Field Service Engineer.


Overview of duties - the successful candidate will:

  • carry out on-site and in-house inspection/repair/service of freeze dryers, vacuum pumps and related equipment

  • work from our facility in Thornbury, Bristol BS35

  • use company pool vehicles when required for on-site work

  • be prepared to undertake overnight stays when required, even at short notice, to service the requirements of our

       nationwide customer base

  • be prepared to work outside of the UK; this will be occasional and for periods of no more than one month


Essential requirements:

  • previous experience in refrigeration (F GAS trained)

  • previous experience as a field service engineer

  • self-motivated and assertive

  • flexible and willing to assist with production engineering when required

  • good communication skills and a proactive manner

  • good time management

  • be prepared to work unsociable hours if required

  • work well alone or as part of a team

  • hold a current driving licence

  • be able to use MS Outlook and Word


  • previous experience in high vacuum engineering

Qualifications required:

Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship, City & Guilds Part 1 & 2 or equivalent or ONC/HNC in Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering, or time served equivalent



£30,00 - 34,000 per annum, dependent upon qualifications and experience


To apply:

Please forward your CV and covering letter, FAO Human Resources, to:


or post to:

MechaTech Systems Ltd
Unit 9 Brunel Way
Bristol  BS35 3UR