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Trainee Lift Engineer - REF No. HQ4598

Industry Sector: Engineering - Electrical
Location: Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Wales

Salary: circa £21000 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: William Son

Job Summary

An opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Engineer based in North Wales interested in carrying out all aspects of lift repair work, including lifts installation, fitting out, refurbishments and replacements of parts, with manufacture training and induction provided. Based in North Wales, we are representing a well-established company who is seeking to appoint a Lift Engineer to carry out all aspects of lift repair work including completing small lift refurbishment type projects including the installation of new controllers, door operators and hydraulic equipment.

Detailed Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Engineer based in North Wales interested in carrying out all aspects of lift repair work, including lifts installation, fitting out, refurbishments and replacements of parts, with manufacture training and induction provided.

Based in North Wales, we are representing a well-established company who is seeking to appoint a Lift Engineer to carry out all aspects of lift repair work including completing small lift refurbishment type projects including the installation of new controllers, door operators and hydraulic equipment.

Applications from suitably qualified ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Marines) will be particularly relevant for this position.

The role will involve:

* Making routine checks on gears, motors, overload detection devices, brakes, doors and locks.
* Making minor repairs or isolating problems until a service can be carried out.
* Installing and fitting out lifts, lifting gear and lift wells.
* Refurbishing or replacing lift interiors, flooring, panel displays, communication systems, buttons and lighting.
* Updating work records and producing reports via PDA.
* Diagnosing faults.
* Analysing breakdown trends to identify recurring defects in equipment.
* Dealing with technical queries.
* Responsible at all times for Health and Safety and in line with BS7255:2012 Code of Practice for Safe Working on Lifts.

Experience & Requirements:

* City & Guilds 2365 and City & Guilds 2382 (desirable)
* Proven experience of working as an Electrical Engineer
* Experience designing, developing and testing the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial and/or industrial use
* Demonstrable experience in electrical maintenance
* Excellent customer skills
* Flexible approach to duties and working hours
* Team-orientated

Development Potential:

This role will provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to pursue personal development skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role. You will receive a clear development plan outlining your personal development goals and remuneration. You will be enrolled onto an NVQ level 3 in Lift Servicing and Repairs after a 12-week induction period.

Salary: circa £21,000 (DOE) + regular overtime

Benefits:

* 21 days' holiday and Bank Holiday

* Overtime (paid time and a half after 6pm onwards and weekends)

* Pension Scheme after 3 months

* Income Protection Plan


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