Lift Technician

Precision Recruitment
Covent Garden
19 Jan 2019
23 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lift Technician

Lift industry (passenger lifts)

Commutable from: Anywhere in London or surrounding districts

Area coverage: London

Salary: circa £45,000 (DOE) + Overtime + Travel paid door to door OTE £70K

Benefits: Company Car, 25 Days Holiday, Company Pension Scheme

Our client is a well-known manufacturer and supplier of lift equipment Nationwide in the UK.

We are looking for a skilled Lift Technician of passenger lifts to fault find, diagnose and resolve faults managing customer expectations. This is a great opportunity for a skilled Technician looking to progress their career working for a well-known lift engineering company. This is NOT a Tester role but a skilled and proven troubleshooter opportunity.

If you are a skilled Lift Technician that is looking for an exciting, varied role including service and breakdown, exposure to testing and training Engineers from the industry and working for a company that recognizes talent and supports career development then this opportunity is for you!

The Ideal Candidate:

NVQ 3 Qualified Technician or Senior Lift Engineer

A minimum of 5 years working as a Service & Breakdown Engineer in the lift & escalator industry, preferably with Technician experience

Technically minded - electrically, mechanically (hydraulics is desirable)

A confident, people person for this customer facing role, able to communicate at all levels

A competent, quick thinking individual able to investigate, diagnose and advise both Engineers and customers with product and industry mastery

Experience working in North West UK

Exposure to testing lifts or lift products/equipment

Technician Responsibilities:

Delivering rapid turnaround solutions to complex problems relating to customer systems, including electronic troubleshooting, delivering work within defined SLA service level on a consistent basis.

Managing schedules meeting customer SLAs, acting as the point of escalation for technical faults.

Deliver a demanding service contract, covering over 150 lifts around London

Achieve response rates to any failure or breakdown to minimize downtimes.

Servicing, Repairing, assisting with commissioning lifts

Diagnostic and Reporting

Costing Analysis of components - modernisations/refurbishment discussions

Offering technical guidance and advice over the phone for 15 Engineers and customers

Lift Technician Characteristics

Experienced Lift Engineer at /Technician level (NVQ Level 3 required)

Senior Technician studying or completed NVQ 4 (Desirable)

Industry Knowledge & experience (minimum of 5 years)

Hardworking, prepared to respond promptly to call-outs

Flexible travelling around London

Characteristics: hard working, reliable, good time management skills, customer service, team player

Interested in this Lift Engineer position? Use reference - Job I.D: 50109 & Get in touch today!

"This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let's talk through your experience. Ask for Ben Marmon on +44 (0) 116 2545411 or email with your resume and questions and I will reply with more detail

About Precision People

This role is posted by Precision People, specialists in Technical, Engineering, Consultancy, Sales and Executive Search Recruitment. Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of technical candidates in fantastic new roles. Precision covers the whole spectrum of technical roles from Design Engineers, Service Managers, Mechanical Service Engineers, up to Maintenance and Production Managers. We have many technical roles both in the Midlands and throughout the UK, so get in touch today.

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