CAREERS
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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

All external job alerts will be posted to this page.

Find out more about our apprenticeships.

Lift Maintenance & Repair Technician | London South
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Lift Maintenance & Repair Technician | London South

 

Responsible for: 

Providing technical support for the region, trouble shooting problem lifts, fault finding following call-outs, technical surveys for repair engineers to produce quotations and testing following repairs and upgrades.

Main Duties: 

  • Attend customer’s sites for in-depth fault finding and to diagnose problematic lifts as required.
  • To complete escalated technical repairs on customer sites/lifts.
  • To provide technical support to other Pickerings Lifts engineers including; providing in-house training and mentoring to Pickerings Lifts engineers.
  • To provide solutions for upgrading and modifying problematic lifts for increased reliability.
  • Complete job sheets as well as customer paperwork where necessary (electronic and manual) including logging onto/off customer systems as required.
  • Produce reports based on technical evaluation and recommendations.
  • To carry out site surveys for modifications/repairs.
  • Provide accurate site/lift information for management consideration.
  • Liaise with lift manufacturers, suppliers and agencies for technical solutions.

Person specification: 

  • Must possess relevant qualifications in a lift engineering discipline and or NVQ 4 in Testing Operations in the Lift Industry.
  • Working knowledge of various lift products and manufacturers.
  • Must be highly self-motivated.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  • Methodical and meticulous approach.
  • Must hold a valid driving licence.
  • Excellent IT skills essential; including Microsoft packages.
  • Must be willing to undertake further training as required.
  • Commercial acumen is essential.
  • Willingness to travel including overnight stays is essential.
  • Resilient and able to meet work demands at short notice.

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.

Lift Repair Call Out Engineer | Warrington Region
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Lift Repair Call Out Engineer | Warrington Region

 

Main Duties:

  • Undertake maintenance and repair duties as directed by Regional Manager and Operations Manager.
  • To carry out the maintenance and repair of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts.
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety.
  • To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed Service Contracts.
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota within the defined geographical area.
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within Health and Safety at all times.
  • To work with various Engineers and Trainee Engineers as and when directed.
  • To liaise with customers as and when required.

Person specification:

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice.
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times.
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone).
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks.
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available.
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel as required within our geographical region.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Qualified to NVQ3 or above (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline.
  • To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications.

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.

Account Manager | Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees
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Account Manager | Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees

 

Responsible for: Manage and Develop Account Customers

Report directly to: Customer Service Director

Main Duties:

  • Day to day management of named key accounts
  • Achievement of KPIs
  • Relationship management and development
  • Technical support, achieving revenue and profit objectives, including generating and issuing quotations
  • Engendering a customer service ethos second to none.

Person Specification:

  • Strategic management capability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • IT skills
  • Lift experience
  • Full driving license

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.

Escalator Engineer | South West, West London & M4 Corridor
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Escalator Engineer | South West, West London & M4 Corridor

 

Responsible for:

Carry out routine servicing, corrective maintenance and minor repairs to customers’ escalators.

Engineer will be based in South West/ West London, M4 Corridor.

Person Specification:

  • NVQ 3 Qualified Escalator.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • A full driving license is essential.
  • Must be willing to travel and participate in a call-out rota.

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.

Loading Systems Engineer Team Leader | Covering West Midlands & South West
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Loading Systems Engineer Team Leader | Covering West Midlands & South West

 

Responsible for:

Supervision of activities undertaken in West Midlands & South West region of England, including, but not limited to, support of Engineers and Regional office, provision of technical support, audits as required and normal engineering activities.

Main Duties:

  • Monitor activities of engineering team and ensure quality of work, including report information.
  • Act as site supervisor or on-site lead on replacement and larger works.
  • Review training needs of engineers in area and make recommendations to management.
  • Conduct toolbox talks, engineer audits, van inspections and site surveys.
  • Liaise and support sales staff in order to produce technical quotations.
  • Actively participate in an on-call Rota within the Region.
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within Health & Safety at all times.
  • Act as first point of contact for all technical queries.

Person Specification: 

  • Full driving license is essential.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Willingness to undertake ongoing Health & Safety training as directed by the Company’s QHSE Dept, keeping up to date with the latest health and safety guidelines and training.
  • Possess excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Preferred to possess industry recognised qualifications & training to demonstrate competency including; IPAF, PASMA, NVQ 2 in Loading Bay Equipment, etc.
  • Relevant experience and/or qualifications in an allied trade.
  • Preferably have knowledge of Auto-doors, Barriers, Gates and Scissor Lifts.
  • Willingness to undertake competency, product & H&S training.
  • Problem solving. Ability to deal with complex issues and provide solutions.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under own initiative.

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.

Lift Service & Call Out Engineer | Covering Nottingham Area
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Lift Service & Call Out Engineer | Covering Nottingham Area

 

Responsible for:

Undertaking lift maintenance and minor lift repairs across the given route including out of hours responsibilities. Engineer will cover the Nottingham Area.

Main Duties:

  • To carry out the electrical and mechanical maintenance of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts and lifting equipment.
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety.
  • To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed Service Contracts.
  • To actively participate in an out of hours on-call rota within the Nottingham, Leicester, Derby and Sheffield areas.
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within Health and Safety at all times.
  • To work with various Engineers and Trainee Engineers as and when directed.
  • To liaise with customers as and when required.

Person specification:

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice.
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times.
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone).
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks.
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available.
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Qualified to or above NVQ3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline.
  • To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications.

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.

Digital Marketing Manager | Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees
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Digital Marketing Manager | Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees

 

Responsibilities:

You’ll be responsible for planning and implementing our multichannel digital marketing strategy and managing our digital marketing teams.

You will develop and plan our digital marketing strategy, ensuring your teams are efficiently managing their time and delivering outstanding work.

  • Manage the planning and implementation of digital marketing activities, in-line with our offline marketing strategy.
  • Identify areas for growth and development within our digital marketing team and strategy.
  • Be accountable for the tracking and reporting of marketing activities, ensuring that the company sees a significant return on investment.
  • Ensure that key projects are being driven forward in the areas of Digital Advertising, Website, Data/Analytics, Email, SEO, Digital PR and Social Media.
  • Build and grow our in-house digital marketing team.
  • Ensure all website content and communications fall in-line with our brand guidelines and are executed to a high standard
  • Oversee the production of content for social media, website, email and paid digital advertising.
  • Work closely with the Design team, ensuring that projects are completed on time and according to brief.
  • Support the development of team members with regular catch-ups.

Requirements:

  • Proven track record of Digital Marketing Management (3+ years’ experience ideally) preferably working within an engineering based environment.
  • Solid knowledge of website analytics.
  • Full understanding of all digital marketing channels such as Paid and Organic Social, Search, PPC, SEO, Email Marketing, Affiliate Marketing and Digital PR.
  • Experience of producing Video Content and ability to create digital content.
  • Up to date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing.
  • Highly organised and experienced in managing projects.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Desirable skills:

  • The ability to handle and manage several projects at once, with excellent attention to detail
  • Managing a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Good working knowledge of Industry Trends, Use of new Technology and formats.
  • Excellent written communication.

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.

Operations Manager | Lift Maintenance & Repair | North East & Cumbria
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Operations Manager | Lift Maintenance & Repair | North East & Cumbria

 

Responsible for:

Working with our Stockton on Tees and Newcastle Regional Offices to oversee the day to day running of our repair operations in order to deliver an efficient and effective lift repair service to clients.

Main Duties:

• Manage the lift repair workload to satisfy our client’s expectations and to achieve financial targets.
• Generate repair quotations following PPM visits and callouts.
• Identify and order any parts required.
• Carry out site technical surveys across the region and produce lift condition reports.
• Management of the lift engineers to maximise efficiency, giving support with technical queries as required.
• Work with the Regional Manager to generate service/repair sales.
• Deputise for the Regional Manager as and when necessary.

Person specification:

• Previous supervisory experience.
• Sound engineering background, ideally within the lift industry.
• IT skills (Microsoft Office)
• Full driving licence
• Excellent leadership and 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.

Trainee Lift Maintenance Engineer | South West Regional Office
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Trainee Lift Maintenance Engineer | South West Regional Office

 

Overall Function:

Undertake duties as requested by the Lead Engineer and Line Manager in order to efficiently assist a Repair Engineer and become competent at effectively maintaining and repairing lifts within a defined geographical area.

Main Duties:

• Undertake repair and maintenance duties as directed by the Lead Engineer.
• To become proficient in the maintenance and repair of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts.
• Assist with completing maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed Service Contracts
• Once trained and the Regional Manager deems it appropriate, actively participate in an on-call rota within the defined geographical area.
• Conform to and utilise best practice within Health and Safety at all times.
• To work with various Lead Engineers as and when directed.
• To liaise with customers as and when directed by the Lead Engineer.

Person Specification:

• Willingness to follow instruction and take direction from the Lead Engineer to ensure safe working practice.
• Customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times.
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
• Good organisation skills and ability to prioritise tasks.
• Self-motivated to study NVQ Level 3 (mandatory training) and other industry specific qualifications.
• Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel.

Qualifications/Experience:

Previous mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualification 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.

Trainee Lift Maintenance Engineer | London South
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Trainee Lift Maintenance Engineer | London South

 

Overall Function:

Undertake duties as requested by the Lead Engineer and Line Manager in order to efficiently assist a Repair Engineer and become competent at effectively maintaining and repairing lifts within a defined geographical area.

Main Duties:

• Undertake repair and maintenance duties as directed by the Lead Engineer.
• To become proficient in the maintenance and repair of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts.
• Assist with completing maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed Service Contracts
• Once trained and the Regional Manager deems it appropriate, actively participate in an on-call rota within the defined geographical area.
• Conform to and utilise best practice within Health and Safety at all times.
• To work with various Lead Engineers as and when directed.
• To liaise with customers as and when directed by the Lead Engineer.

Person Specification:

• Willingness to follow instruction and take direction from the Lead Engineer to ensure safe working practice.
• Customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times.
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
• Good organisation skills and ability to prioritise tasks.
• Self-motivated to study NVQ Level 3 (mandatory training) and other industry specific qualifications.
• Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel.

Qualifications/Experience:

Previous mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualification 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.

 

 

Lift Service & Call Out Engineer | East Coast
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Lift Service & Call Out Engineer | East Coast

 

Responsible for:

Undertaking lift maintenance and minor lift repairs across the given route including out of hours responsibilities. Engineer will cover East Coast Area.

Main Duties:

• To carry out the electrical and mechanical maintenance of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts and lifting equipment.
• To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety.
• To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed Service Contracts
• To actively participate in an on-call rota within the East Coast Area
• Conform to and utilise best practice within Health and Safety at all times.
• To work with various Engineers and Trainee Engineers as and when directed.
• To liaise with customers as and when required.

Person specification:

• To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice.
• To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times.
• To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone).
• To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks.
• To self-motivate and attend company training as available.
• Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel.

Qualifications/Experience:

• Qualified to or above NVQ3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline.
• To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications.

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.

Lift Service & Call Out Engineer | Covering Teesside & North Yorkshire
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Lift Service & Call Out Engineer | Covering Teesside & North Yorkshire

 

Responsible for:

Lift maintenance, call outs and minor repairs in the Teesside/North Yorkshire area including out of hours responsibilities.

Main Duties:

• Carry out routine servicing, call outs and minor repairs, within a service route area, on all types of electrical and hydraulic goods, passenger and service lifts.
• To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed Service Contracts.
• Complete worksheets using company and customer systems.
• Participate in an out of hours on-call rota.
• Conform to and utilise best practice within Health and Safety at all times.

 

Person specification:

• To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times.
• To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks.
• To self-motivate and attend company training as available.
• Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel.

 

Qualifications/Experience:

• Qualified to or above NVQ3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline.
• To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications.

 

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.

Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Covering Hull, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
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Lift Service & Call-Out Engineer | Covering Hull, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Responsible for: undertaking lift maintenance and minor lift repairs across the given route including out of hours responsibilities. Engineer will cover, Hull, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.


Main Duties:

  • To carry out the electrical and mechanical maintenance of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts and lifting equipment
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety
  • To complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed Service Contracts
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within Health and Safety at all times
  • To work with various Engineers and Trainee Engineers as and when directed
  • To liaise with customers as and when required

Person Specification:

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone)
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Qualified to or above NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline
  • To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications

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.

Service Engineer | Loading Systems | Covering Leeds to Manchester
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Service Engineer | Loading Systems | Covering Leeds to Manchester

 

Reporting to: Regional Manager

Responsible for: Undertaking and managing efficiently, a Loading Systems Servicing route covering areas from Leeds to Manchester, (Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Rochdale, Oldham and other surrounding areas as required).

Main Duties:

  • To be proficient in carrying out services and call-outs on loading systems equipment including industrial doors, dock levelers (mechanical and hydraulic), scissor lifts and vehicle restraints.
  • Follow all service check sheets, on completion of service compile detailed report for any additional work to be carried out.
  • Complete servicing schedules in accordance with agreed Service Contracts.
  • Undertake minor repair duties, as directed.
  • Actively participate in an on-call rota within the region.
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within Health & Safety at all times.

Person specification:

  • Full driving licence is essential
  • Possess industry recognised qualifications and training to demonstrate competency including; IPAF, PASMA, NVQ Level 2 in Loading Bay Equipment (Optional but can be attained within Pickerings Lifts after probation completed)
  • Relevant experience and or qualifications in an allied trade.
  • Willingness to undertake ongoing Health & Safety training as directed by the Company’s QHSE Dept, keeping up to date with the latest health and safety guidelines and training.
  • Possess excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Willingness to undertake competency, product & H&S training.

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.

Central Customer Operations Administrator | Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees
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Central Customer Operations Administrator | Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees

Responsible for:

Providing effective administration processing and accurately maintaining the in-house service management system and external customer service management systems. Providing excellent customer service to external clients via telephone.

Main Duties:
• To work as part of a busy and committed team
• To liaise with customers by telephone and email, dealing with all enquiries in a timely manner
• Liaising with Key Account Managers, Regional Managers, Engineers and Central Customer Operations team to provide service to Key Account Customers in line with our Service Level Agreements
• Develop and maintain effective external and internal customer relationships
• Effective administration processing
• Deliver timely reporting to external customers in line with our contractual obligations
• Provide assistance to engineers and regional offices to enable them to meet our service contracts
• Accurately maintain the in-house service management system and external customer service management systems

Person Specification:
• NVQ Level 2 or above in Business Administration and or Customer Service (or equivalent)
• Be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills and be able to work in a fast moving environment
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Effective time management skills
• Professional and confident telephone manner
• Good IT skills and excellent communication skills are essential as well as a proactive and responsible approach

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.

Customer Service Apprentice | Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees
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Customer Service Apprentice | Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees

Overall function:

We are looking for a Customer Support Apprentice to work within a small team within our Central Customer Services Department. The role will involve some working independently and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving customer services.

You will learn to process and deal with internal and external customer queries: obtain the skills to maintain the in-house service management system and external customer databases under the direction of Key Account Manager and the Central Customer Operations Administrators. Assisting in providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers via telephone and email.

You will acquire and develop the skills necessary to aid the department in supporting our national clients. Working as part of a small team to facilitate all planned and reactive works on Lifts, Escalators and Loading equipment focusing on a high level of customer service.

You will become competent to demonstrate excellent customer service skills and effective assistance to Pickerings Lifts Engineers and to our 13 Regional Office’s.

Main duties:

• Develop and maintain effective external and internal customer relationships.
• Provide effective assistance to engineers, regional offices.
• Provide administration assistance to the Central Customers Operations Administrators including: providing updates and estimate time of arrivals of engineer arriving on site.
• Undertake general office duties as directed.

Person specification:

• Positive and courteous telephone manner.
• Work well in a team.
• Good IT skills including Word, Excel and Microsoft packages.
• Good organisational skills.
• Good communication skills both written and oral.
• English, Maths and IT as required as prerequisite for Apprenticeship enrollment. Grade 9 – 4 or equivalent.
• Willingness to learn and undertake Level 3 Customer Service Specialist Apprenticeship standard including compulsory training.
• Willing to progress.

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.

If you would like further information and wish to apply please click here Customer Service Apprentice L2 (northernskills.co.uk)

Industrial Door and Loading Bay Service Engineer | Covering Manchester, Leeds, Bradford & Huddersfield
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Industrial Door and Loading Bay Service Engineer | Route covering Manchester, Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield

 

Responsible for carrying out servicing, call-outs and minor repairs on loading systems equipment. This includes, industrial doors, dock levellers (mechanical and hydraulic), scissor lifts, vehicles restraints and gates/barriers.


Main duties:

SERVICING – Follow all service check sheets and on completion of service compile detailed report for any additional work to be carried out.


CALL-OUTS – To attend callouts during the day and be able to repair whilst on site within the approved costings/time frame allocated. If unable to carry out a repair the engineer will need to compile a detailed report advising on correct parts required including part numbers, photos and any additional information that is deemed useful.


REPAIRS – To attend site to carry out quoted/planned repairs, on completion of work you will be expected to liaise with the site representative on the work carried out and if any further work is required.


Skills & Experience

  • Loading Systems background with electrical qualifications
  • Welding qualifications
  • CSCS / IPAF / PLASMA preferred
  • Good understanding of electrical
  • Hydraulic fault finding and repair
  • Self-motivated and have the ability to show a high standard of workmanship whilst working under minimum supervision
  • Good communication skills
  • Engineer report writing experience
  • Valid driving licence is required in this role / company van will be provided

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.

Apprentice Business Administrator | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Central Office, Leeds
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Apprentice Business Administrator | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Central Office, Leeds

 

Overall function

The Business Administrator Apprentice will learn to co-ordinate and organise services, breakdown response and customer care under the direction of the Regional Manager and staff; assisting in the running of a busy engineering service office.


Main duties

  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post. Undertake general office duties including answering the phones, mail duties, photocopying and scanning
  • Customer support and relationship building. Speaking to customers on the phone logging call-outs and sending information to engineers and customers to meet contractual agreements; via phone, email and post
  • Organising, booking services and managing the overdue report
  • Provide administration support to the Regional office including maintaining the in house service management system by typing in notes, attaching documents and data input real time information

Person specification

  • Professional & courteous telephone manner
  • Good IT skills including Word, Excel and Microsoft packages
  • Meticulous
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • English, Maths and IT as required as prerequisite for Apprenticeship enrollment. Grade A – C or equivalent
  • Self motivated
  • Positive attitude
  • Excellent timekeeper
  • Willingness to learn and undertake Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship standard including compulsory training

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.

Lift Repair & Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Birmingham, Midlands and Welsh Borders
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Lift Repair & Call-Out Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | Covering Midlands

Responsible for undertaking lift maintenance and minor lift repairs.  Birmingham, Shrewsbury, Market Drayton, Banbury, Kettering, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire etc.


Main Duties:

  • Undertake repair duties and callouts

  • From minor repairs to full lift upgrades, including controller/rewire, door operators, valve blocks, complete hydraulic tank replacement etc.

  • To carry out the maintenance and repair of all types of goods, passenger and service lifts.
  • To report service / repair requirements / defects to encourage improvements in lift equipment and safety.
  • To work with Field Engineers on supplementary test.
  • To actively participate in an on-call rota within the defined geographical area.
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within Health and Safety at all times.
  • To work with various Engineers and Trainee Engineers as and when directed.
  • To liaise with customers as and when required.

Person Specification:

  • To follow company instruction and directions to ensure safe working practice
  • To be customer focused with the ability to maintain a professional attitude at all times
  • To communicate using company systems and devices (tablet and phone)
  • To provide good organisational skills and to prioritise required tasks
  • To self-motivate and attend company training as available
  • Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Qualified to or above NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline
  • To provide the company copies of any previous lift related qualifications certificates and/or any mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualifications

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.

Apprentice Lift Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | South Coast Regional Office (Covering Tunbridge Wells, Bexhill, Maidstone and Ashford Areas)
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Apprentice Lift Engineer | Lift Maintenance & Repair | South Coast Regional Office

 

Covering

Tunbridge Wells, Bexhill, Maidstone and Ashford Areas


Reporting to

Lead Maintenance Engineer / Regional Manager


Overall function

To learn the trade of Lift Maintenance Engineer by efficiently assisting and following direction from a Lead Maintenance Engineer / Technician; undertaking duties as requested by the Lead Engineer, and completing the Lift & Escalator Electro-mechanic Apprenticeship standard L3, which may include 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 a defined geographical 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 Regional Manager deems it appropriate
  • To conform to and utilise best practice within Health & Safety at all times
  • Completion of Lift & Escalator Electromechanic L3 Apprenticeship standard

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 certificates
  • Interest in electrics and mechanics
  • Previous mechanical / electrical experience and or qualification desirable
  • Ideally hold GCSE grade 4 or above or an equivalent level 2 in Math’s, English and Science
  • Full driving licence desirable not essential

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.

Technical Support Engineer | South West Regional Office
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Technical Support Engineer, based from the South West Regional Office

We require an experienced time served NVQ Level 4 or equivalent qualified technical support engineer with excellent leadership, communication skills and commercial focus in support of the South West regional office

The role will include;

  • Trouble shooting on problematic lifts
  • Testing of modernisations
  • Completing technical repairs as well as the routine call-outs and lift maintenance.
  • Liaise with management, engineers and customers on a day-to-day basis, providing support with technical queries as required

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
  • Possess the relevant engineering and/or electrical/mechanical qualification
  • Have full driving licence

The successful candidate will report to the management team at the South West regional office and will work throughout the region.

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

Loading Systems Service & Repair Engineer | Northampton, Luton and M25 London
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Loading Systems Service & Repair Engineer | Northampton, Luton and M25 London

Reporting to the Regional Manager

Responsible for:

Undertaking and managing efficiently, a loading systems maintenance route within a defined geographical area Northampton, Luton and M25 London.

Main duties:

  • To be proficient in carrying out service and call out/ repairs on loading systems equipment including Industrial doors, dock levelers (mechanical & hydraulic), scissor lifts & vehicle restraints.
  • Follow all service check sheets, on completion of service compile detailed report for any additional work to be carried out.
  • Complete maintenance schedules in accordance with agreed service contracts.
  • Undertake minor repair duties, as directed.
  • Actively participate in an on-call rota within the region.
  • Conform to and utilise best practice within Health & Safety at all times.

Person specification:

  • Full driving licence is essential.
  • Willingness to undertake ongoing health and safety training as directed by the company’s QHSE department, keeping up to date with the latest health and safety guidelines and training.
  • Possess excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Possess industry recognized qualifications & training to demonstrate competency including; IPAF, PASMA, NVQ Level 2 in Loading Bay Equipment.
  • Relevant experience and or qualifications in an allied trade.
  • Willingness to undertake competency, product and health & safety training.

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.

Lift Service / Call-out Engineer | Scotland
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Reporting to:

Les Robertson, Regional Manager

Location:

Glasgow Office 

Responsible for:

Lift Service, maintenance, call-out and repair in Scotland. Carrying out Routine Maintenance, attending to call outs and completion of repairs to customer lifts and completion of jobs sheets and customer paperwork etc.

Main Duties:

  • Minor repairs, corrective maintenance, and routine servicing on customer sites / lifts
  • Participating in an out of hours call out on a rota basis
  • Completion of job sheets electronic and manual as well as customer paperwork where necessary (electronic and manual) as well as logging onto / off customer systems as required

Person Specification:

  • Be self-motivated, have great customer service skills and have the ability to show a high standard of workmanship whilst working under minimum supervision
  • Must hold a valid driving licence
  • Computer knowledge – as you will be required to use customer log on systems and company tablets
  • Qualified to or above NVQ3 (or equivalent) in a lift engineering discipline
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Good Communication skills
  • Must have a “can do” approach to work and work for the good of the business
  • Must be willing to undertake further training as required

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

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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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