Lifting Engineer (SGUK535)

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

Survitec are looking for two Lifting Engineer's who will be responsible for completing the planned preventative maintenance & reactive maintenance of customer’s gantry cranes along with the associated lifting and testing practices.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Perform stated tasks within company policies and procedures and obtain approval for any deviation from specifically allocated tasks.
  • Be primarily responsible for attending the planned preventative maintenance of customer’s gantry cranes.
  • Reacting to customer breakdowns.
  • Potential requirement to provide rotational cover for out of hours customer response
  • Complete fault diagnosis and liaise directly with the customer to achieve cost effective methods of service and repair
  • Complete and return full service & repair reports ensuring all parts utilised have been allocated correctly
  • Ensure customer requirements are met and reporting and additional requirements to the sales team
  • Be responsible for proof load testing, visual examination, service and inspection of cranes and general lifting equipment.
  • Liaise on a day to day basis with the Operations team.
  • Achieve competency level as defined in LEEA registration scheme.
  • Be qualified and demonstrate experience in mechanical & electrical maintenance and fault finding.
  • Be familiar with test and examination techniques for general lifting equipment to LEEA standards
  • Experienced in the service and repair of gantry crane systems (various manufacturers).
  • Responsible for ensuring that all work is conducted in accordance with company procedures and instructions.
  • Responsible for ensuring allocated tasks are conducted in a safe manner and in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • To be responsible for providing own tooling (larger workshop tooling provided)
  • Ensure that allocated equipment, tools etc. are maintained & used in a safe and correct manner

Skills, Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Hold minimum NVQ3 (or equivalent) Electrical Maintenance.
  • Hold minimum City & Guilds (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering 17th edition.
  • Experience of maintaining, repairing and fault finding in gantry crane systems is desirable.
  • 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.
  • Full UK 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.
  • A willingness to undertake future professional development.
  • Great attention to detail, high standards and a determination to achieve positive results.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties deemed appropriate and commensurate with the post.
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