Careers in motion

At Pickerings Lifts, we are proud to have people who we believe to be the best at what they do in our industry. If you have the talent and enthusiasm to join us, we would love to hear from you.

Why work at Pickerings Lifts? The company benefits we offer…

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Reimbursement towards sight tests
  • Online company discount benefit site, including high street shopping, gyms and leisure
  • Employee assistance programme, offering health and well-being support
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Company contribution towards staff festive events
  • Quarterly staff awards
  • A dedicated training and development programme as well as opportunities to gain qualifications
  • Recruitment bonus
  • An opportunity to work with a hard-working, highly-skilled and dedicated team of people across the country

Find out more about our apprenticeships.

Apprentice Lift Engineer – Based from the South Coast (Burgess Hill) Regional Office

Overall function

To learn the trade of a Lift Maintenance Engineer by efficiently assisting and following direction from a Lead Maintenance Engineer / Technician; undertaking duties as requested by the Lead Engineer, studying a technical certificate through college attendance and completing vocational training in order to become competent at the effective management of a lift maintenance route within 10 mile radius of Burgess Hill, RH15 area.

Main duties

  • To become proficient in the maintenance of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts including: Traction, Hydraulic, MRL’s and Platform Lifts in a variety of different environments
  • To assist with completing maintenance schedules as directed by the Lead Engineer / Technician
  • To undertake minor repair duties, as directed by Lead Engineer / Technician
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota within the region once trained and the Operations Manager deems it appropriate
  • To conform to and utilise best practice within Health & Safety at all times
  • Attend chosen college to study and apply themselves as required to complete the technical certificate
  • Completion of NVQ Level 3 in Lift Maintenance

Person specification

  • Customer focused with the ability to convey a professional attitude at all times
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and listening skills
  • Positive and flexible attitude to work
  • Good organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Methodical approach
  • Self-motivated to study NVQ Level 3 and other industry specific qualifications including technical certificate
  • Interest in electrics and mechanics
  • Previous mechanical / electrical experience and or qualification desirable
  • Minimum GCSE grades C or above in Maths and English
  • Hold a full driving licence desirable

In addition to the above, the post-holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.

Application Form

We have such dedicated, helpful and skilled staff it is a pleasure to meet them through various company employee engagement and training initiatives.

Rachel Swales

Pickerings Europe Ltd
Globe Elevator Works
P.O. Box 19
Stockton on Tees
TS20 2AD

T:+44 (0) 1642 607161
F:+44 (0) 1642 677638

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