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Lift Engineer

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17 Oct 2021

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The Role:

Title: Lift Engineer

Contract type: Permanent

Persona: Agile

Location: Cray House, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 5HU; with regular visits to site

Salary: £38,500 to £42,500 depending on experience. Plus £1,300 Essential Car User Allowance upon presentation of correct documentation

Closing date for completed applications: 15th October 2021 at 11pm

Proposed interviews to be held via Microsoft Teams: week commencing 18th October


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced lift engineer to be part of the Compliance and Building Services Team. The Lift Engineer is responsible for managing the maintenance, refurbishment and replacement of the trusts stock of lift and lifting equipment.

The Lift Engineer reports to the Lifts and Security Compliance Manager. They are responsible for overseeing lift and mobility equipment maintenance, repair and modernisation services. The Lift Engineer will ensure the works carried out on site are to a high level and are compliant with the relevant statutory regulations and standards.

The Lift Engineer will be responsible for ensuring value for money is achieved across maintenance and refurbishment works as well as introducing new innovation and engineering solutions.

Requirements for the Lift Engineer role Include:

Strong communication skills with experience of working with a variety of different stakeholders. You will be able to liaise effectively with contractors, consultants, customers and represent the team and organisation.

Practical experience to carry out the role of managing Lift and/or Mobility Equipment Contractors and have a detailed understanding of best practice in the delivery of such contracts.

Knowledge of KPIs and ensure that KPIs set within contracts are monitored and met. You will also need to demonstrate an excellent understanding of performance management to ensure that quality and value for money is achieved at all times.

Full driving licence and have access to a vehicle on a daily basis as this role requires the post holder to be mobile (travelling to various sites).

Knowledge and background in lift compliance with a broad understanding of lift design and regulations including compliance with current requirements notably LOLER.

Expert knowledge in the servicing, repair and replacement of lift and lifting equipment. You will be required to manage processes and consultants in the requirements for the delivery of new contracts and installations.

You will work closely with other teams including procurement, regions, leasehold consultation teams and health and safety to ensure that contracts meet all standards and compliances.

Our commitments:

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

At the foundation of everything that we do are our corporate values and associated behaviours. Our organisational behavioural framework outlines the core expectations of all employees, which should be demonstrated at all times when representing L&Q. More information about L&Q's values can be found on our website and a copy of our behavioural framework can be provided on request.motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you're interested in part time working or job sharing. In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it's feasible then we'll make it happen.

We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.
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