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Benefits of working with Shift Hero

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As a Verified Skilled Engineer with Shift Hero your income is not limited by a fixed salary or wage.
Want to earn more? Pick up more shifts. There are no constraints to the areas you choose to work in either, the choice is yours. With more jobs than engineers your earning potential is in your hands.

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You have greater flexibility in terms of work hours and location. You set your own schedule and work when and where you choose.


Shift Hero finds the work for you. You decide whether to take it or leave it. The app regularly notifies you of all available shifts within the area you specify, so you never miss a job opportunity. Easily keep track of your finances using the built in dashboard tool, track your earnings and costs.

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When working through the Shift Hero app, your invoices are paid weekly.

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Shift Hero provides you with greater flexibility in terms of work hours and location.

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You have the control to set your own schedule and work from the places you choose.

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Your earning potential is not limited. You are in control. Earn what you need, when you need it.

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Top questions from engineers

We will need you to provide your

  • Company Details (Ltd Company, Umbrella Company or Sole Trader)
  • Business Banking details
  • Proof of ID
  • Insurance Details
  • Proof of Qualifications
  • and lastly you will complete a Mechanical/Electrical engineering test and a Health & Safety test, to prove your knowledge.

Your schedule is up to you. With Shift Hero you can earn when you want and manage your own schedule. Whether you choose to work throughout the week or just when you need extra money, Shift Hero is a great way to be your own boss.

Shift Hero pays you weekly every Friday for the shifts you cover.

You receive more money to you per hour directly! Your income is not limited by a fixed salary or wage. Instead it is determined by the success and growth of your business.

While self-employment comes with its own set of challenges, when there are more jobs than engineers, some individuals feel that it provides a sense of job security because they are not reliant on an employer's decisions and organizational changes.

Don't worry, that doesn't have to be the end of your journey with us. Shift Hero provides support and recommendations for advancing your skills to be on-board.

Job Description

We are looking for apprentice trained multiskilled engineering contractors to work on shifts as required providing breakdown and maintenance cover on a varied range of plant machinery. The contractor should be able to assist our customers with day-to-day maintenance and breakdown issues in an efficient and professional manner.


  • Liaising with our customers and their engineering teams.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance tasks as scheduled during the shift to required standard.
  • Conduct continuous machine observation and measurement during the shift, identifying potential failures or deterioration in output, waste, or quality performance from machine standards.
  • Determine cause of potential failure or performance deterioration and either complete remedial work during shift or submit brief report to subsequent shift engineer outlining issue, cause and recommended solution.
  • Respond immediately to equipment failures during your shift.
  • Investigate faults, identify causes and determine most effective solution to the fault.
  • Report on nature of fault, cause and solution via ECS Customer maintenance system.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Time Served apprenticeship in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of food audits
  • Understanding of Loto procedures
  • Worked in a factory environment (preferably food & beverage)
  • Understanding of safety equipment and related circuits
  • Good understanding of low voltage systems and signals (e.g. digital & analogue)
  • Good understanding of instrumentation
  • Experience with Frequency Drives and Servo’s
  • Ideally able to Fault find with PLC’s
  • Good communication skills
  • Provide excellent Customer Service