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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.

Lift Call-Out Engineer – Based from the Central Region (Leeds Office)
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This vacancy represents an ideal opportunity to join a winning and commercially focussed team. If you are seeking an exciting opportunity with a business that believes in developing all its employees, offering real career progression, then this is the company and role for you.

Main duties:

  • To provide lift services, call-outs and minor repairs;
  • To carry call-out duties as part of the call-out rota;
  • Route will be covering the Yorkshire area;
  • Night call-out as per rota requirements;
  • Provide support for other engineers or cover as and when required within the Central region.

Skills and experience:

  • Qualified to or above NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline;
  • Must hold a valid driving licence;
  • Be self-motivated, have great customer service skills and have the ability to show a high standard of workmanship whilst working under minimum supervision;
  • Some computer knowledge, as you will be required to use customer log on systems and company tablets;
  • Be able to work as part of a team;
  • Good communication skills.

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.

All engineers are equipped with company van, mobile phone and android tablet.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Lift Repair Engineer – Based from the Central Regional Office (Leeds)
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We require an experienced time served NVQ Level 3 qualified Lift Repair Engineer to carry-out maintenance and repairs on customers’ lifts to a high standard.

Candidates should have excellent customer service skills, be self-motivated and will be required to travel and participate in an out of hours call out rota. The successful candidate will report to the Central Regional Office and a full driving licence is essential.

Main duties:

  • Electrical and mechanical maintenance of lifts
  • To be proficient in the repair of all types of lifts
  • Good at working at heights
  • To complete repairs and maintenance in line with customers’ requirements
  • To participate in an out of hours call out rota
  • Work in line with company Health & Safety policies

Skills and capabilities:

  • Lift maintenance experience
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • To have a good geographical knowledge of the area
  • To be able to work alone or as part of a team
  • Be able to demonstrate good customer service skills
  • Show a good standard of workmanship
  • Have a good knowledge of reading diagrams
  • Basic understanding of IT systems
  • Be self-motivated and be able to work without supervision

The successful candidate will report to the Leeds Office and a full driving licence is essential.

All engineers are equipped with company van, mobile phone and android tablet.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills to apply for this role, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Loading Systems Maintenance Engineer Apprentice – Based from the Central Regional Office (Leeds)
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Pickerings Lifts is excited to be recruiting for a Loading Systems Maintenance Engineer Apprentice.

Duties to include:

  • To become proficient in the maintenance including the servicing, inspection and adjustment of all types of Loading Systems products including: dock levellers, dock seals & shelters, loading bay accessories, scissor lifts, vehicle restraint systems, industrial doors & high speed doors in a variety of environments
  • To assist with completing maintenance schedules as directed by the Repairs Manager under the supervision of a Lead engineer
  • To undertake minor mechanical and electrical repair duties, this could include welding, supervised by a Lead Engineer/ Technician
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota within the Region once trained and the Customer Support Manager deems it appropriate
  • To conform to and utilise best practice within Health & Safety at all times
  • Attend chosen college to study, apply themselves as required to complete the Technical Certificate

Find out more about our Engineering Apprenticeships here

You can discuss apprenticeships with our HR team by calling 0800 085 3211 or by emailing jobs@pickeringslifts.co.uk

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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
HEAD OFFICE:

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

T:+44 (0) 1642 607161
F:+44 (0) 1642 677638
E:contact@pickeringslifts.co.uk

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