Trainee Lift Engineer

Manchester & Surrounding Areas

Job Title - Trainee Lift Engineer

Pickerings Lifts is a National, well-established, privately own Company, celebrating our 170th Anniversary and due to continued growth and success, we require a Trainee Lift Service Engineer to cover Manchester & surrounding area. A full driving licence is essential as company van will be provided.

This position is full time, permanent, 39 hours per week with overtime offered, Monday to Friday.

Main Duties:

  • · Undertake repair and maintenance duties as directed by the Lead Repair / Service 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:

  • · Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated through working with team members; follow instruction and taking 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.
  • · Willingness to study NVQ Level 3 (mandatory training) and other industry specific qualifications.
  • · Hold a full clean driving licence and be willing to travel.

What we offer:

  • · Competitive rate of pay + overtime + bonus
  • · 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • · Online company discount benefits site including 40% off cinema tickets and various gym discount, contribution towards eye test and glasses, free annual flu vaccination and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
  • · Quarterly bonus.
  • · Contributory pension scheme.
  • · Training & development investments.


  • · Previous mechanical/electrical experience and/or a relevant engineering or electrical qualification desirable.
  • · Experience gained in an allied trade.

Pickerings Lifts is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively welcomes suitable qualified and experienced applications from individuals irrespective of sex, race, gender, age, national origin, religion, religious belief, sexual orientation, or disablement. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. A copy of our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Policy is available on request’.

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

Prior to interview, please complete the application form and bring it along with you.