Mechanical Engineer Leeds and York

Post Title: Mechanical Engineer (Trainee Lift Engineer)

Salary: £25k basic whilst training (potential £30k whilst training)

Location: Leeds & York



Overall Purpose:


Please Note: Must have a good understanding of Electrical Engineering, and be prepared to undertake job specific training which could involve working alongside an industry qualified engineer for a period of time.


This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to transfer their skills into the Lift/Elevator industry. Earning potential once trained is very good. Training will last until you are competent enough to work alone.


As a Lift Engineer you will be responsible for

  • Servicing & Maintenance of existing Passenger, Goods, Service and Platform Lifts.
  • You will have the skills and confidence to carryout repairs on breakdowns and callouts, as well as minor repairs and planned repairs as and when required
  • You will be required to attend callouts and breakdowns as part of your normal day to day duties, as well as being part of an “On Call – Out of Hours” response team
  • Solving issues across a portfolio of lifting equipment and carrying out industry LG1 examinations
  • You will be expected to self-manage and plan your route to meet the changes which occur daily, with callouts and breakdowns etc
  • Meeting agreed customer response times and building relationships with our clients.
  • You will be expected to report back any findings or advisory works which can be recommended back to the client following servicing or callouts
  • You will be expected to communicate closely with both our clients and the admin team
  • Problem solving and working on your own initiative


In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive training scheme provided
  • Great opportunities for progression through the department and company
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Company vehicle
  • Mobile Phone
  • Opportunities for overtime
  • All necessary equipment and safety training to keep you safe
  • 25 Paid company and 8 public holidays
  • Safe and friendly work environment

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