Lift Engineer

  • by Armstrong Evans
  • Location Durham, UK
  • Salary £27,000 - £35,000 / year
  • 64 days ago
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Job Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the North East with my client, a reputable market leader in the lift and escalator industry. They are currently seeking an experienced, fully qualified engineer to maintain and service all makes and manufactures of passenger lifts to join their successful, existing team. My client is one of the fastest growing companies in the lift and escalator sector.

The role for the lift engineer will involve; 

  • Managing a service route within the North-East of England, performing routine checks and maintenance on a range of passenger, service and goods lifts. 
  • Making minor repairs, and occasionally assisting other engineers with some major repairs. 
  • Attending to emergency lift breakdowns, performing a fix to have the lift in correct and safe working order. 
  • Taking part in the 24 hour call-out rota, which will involve attending a customer's site on a night-call basis. 
  • Recording and logging all work performed electronically, reporting to Service Manager. 
  • Advising where a fuller service should be performed, arranging for a Repair Engineer to attend site and recording the work that needs to be executed. 

The ideal candidate for the role of the lift engineer will have; 

  • Ideally an NVQ Level 3 in Lift Engineering Maintenance
  • Experience taking part in a call-out rota, attending to emergency breakdowns and making minor repairs.
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Flexibility
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Full UK driving license


  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities