Service Technician (SGUK521)

Position Type
Full-time permanent
Business Area / Division
UK - Plymouth
Job Advert Description

Survitec are looking for an experienced Service Technician to carry out inspection and service works on lifting equipment and support the UK business including offshore installations.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and service a variety of lifting equipment on customer premises, offshore and in the workshop.
  • Carry out repairs & planned preventative maintenance activities on mechanical and electrical cranes and other lifting equipment.
  • Reacting to customer breakdowns.
  • Potential requirement to provide rotational cover for out of hours customer response.
  • Carry out equipment surveys and provide quotations for lifting equipment.
  • Provide customer lifting solutions and technical advice.
  • Carry out testing and produce reports utilising company standard documentation.
  • Ensure all parts used in the works are correctly booked to the correct order.
  • Operate and maintain static plant equipment used in conjunction with maintenance activities.
  • Report any failures of equipment in accordance with LOLER regulations.
  • Responsible for ensuring all documentation is completed to highest standard.
  • Work in accordance with the local quality control procedures to ensure full traceability of all equipment during the maintenance process.
  • Work autonomously on site in a safe and professional manner ensuring a high standard of work.
  • Plan works prioritising equipment dependant on customer requirements and historic trends.
  • Liaise on a day to day basis with engineering administration and management including central hire management.
  • Act as an ambassador for Survitec during any routine audits or customer visits.
  • React at short notice to the requirements of the business.
  • Work throughout all areas and locations of the business as required.
  • Provide cover and support for internal shortages or high workloads throughout the business as required.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Have a good knowledge of LOLER requirements.
  • Preferably hold or working towards LEEA IP1, IP2 & IP3 as minimum.
  • Competent to perform inspections of lifting equipment in accordance with LOLER.
  • Ability to carry out all aspects of Rigging, Slinger and Banksman duties.
  • Full Driving License required.
  • Have a flexible approach regards working hours, and the ability to work extra hours if required.
  • Have the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, via all means of communication (written and verbal) & IT literate.
  • Have excellent organisational skills and awareness of the requirement for efficient time planning.
  • Ability to perform splicing of wire ropes.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.


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