Monitoring Technician

Ref: REC197 Based in London Permanent Role


This is a unique entry level position for someone who may not have any further educational aspirations. We believe our ideal candidate would be someone who works well on design and build, mechanics, IT and/or construction. That does not mean you need workplace experience, but things you may have done around the house, like building a shed, fixing a bike or your first car - things like that. We're looking for someone able to understand processes and who can follow the logical flow of getting things done efficiently. We shall offer training and further career opportunities to enable you to grow and learn through knowledge sharing and collaborating with others. Candidate must have a full driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

Please forward a CV that really shows your capabilities, not just places you have worked but projects that you have enjoyed and found challenging. Share your story with us, why you enjoy this type of work, what made you want to do it - so we can learn more about you.

Primary Purpose

To support the technical team in configuration of bespoke monitoring equipment on PC Monitoring contracts. Performing tasks within the London office for preparation of equipment to be deployed to site. Tasks will vary from configuration of data logging equipment to assembly and organisation of nuts and bolts. On site working will also be required for the installation of equipment, maintenance of equipment & trouble shooting of equipment. To assist monitoring and survey teams where required to complete automated and manual monitoring requirements. To assist the technical team in the maintenance and configuration of online data delivery portals.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Testing and setup of up of monitoring equipment before deployment to site
  • Quality control of monitoring equipment and documents within PC Monitoring fleet
  • Location tracking of PC Monitoring equipment when equipment is onsite and in the office
  • Improvement, organisation and cleaning of the stores and equipment
  • Delivery & collection of equipment to and from site
  • Deployment and installation of monitoring equipment on construction projects
  • Maintenance and repair/replacement of monitoring equipment on and off site
  • Assist the Data Engineer in data management for presentation and delivery to the client via a dedicated website or other suitable methods

Personal Specification


  • Experience in the use of common hand tools in a varied number of disciplines (mechanical, electrical, DIY, construction)
  • An understanding in basic circuitry, mechanical fixings types & alternative fixing methods
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivation with the ability to solve problems effectively, in a timely manner and independently if requested
  • A strong understanding of IT applications and possess the ability to expand on this knowledge
  • Flexibility to work on location, with varied working hours and working tasks
  • A valid UK driving licence “Category B” – manual
  • A good attitude in performing the most basic tasks if requested


  • Experience in Monitoring, Engineering or Setting-Out surveys
  • A previous position as general maintenance person
  • Experience in data logging equipment of any type
  • An active interest in IT and basic computer programming
  • A CSCS Card

If you have any questions about this role please email

Benefits of working at Plowman Craven

Plowman Craven is a great place to work and offers a range of competitive family friendly benefits including:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave - increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Professional membership & development
  • Salary sacrifice pension contribution scheme
  • Flexible/remote working (role dependent)
  • Travel loans & travel cards (Zone 1+2) for London-based roles
  • Access to fleet vehicles
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced family friendly benefits
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Wellbeing & mental health programme
  • 50% discounted gym membership
  • Social activities organised throughout the year
  • Harpenden & London offices
  • Employee owned company held in a Trust for the benefit of employees
  • EOT profit sharing scheme

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