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Lift Engineer

£30000 - £40000 per annum Overtime & Call-Out & Expenses

Lift Engineer - Service & Repair
Lift Industry
Commutable from: Watford, Enfield, Wembley, Twickenham, Croydon, Bromley, Dartford, Romford
Reporting to: Service Manager
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 (DOE) Overtime Call-Out Market Leading Benefits

If you are a proven Lift Service & Repair Engineer, Service & Call-Out Engineer, Lift Engineer, Elevator Engineer, Lift Repair Engineer, Lift Service Engineer, Service Call-Out Engineer - we want to hear from you!

The Role:
To ensure that the lift service and repair is executed efficiently on various sites on your assigned route whilst providing a high quality of customer service. Attend all service visits within contractual time frames, ensuring that all minor repairs are carried out in a professional, competent and timely manner. To take responsibility for any paired mate to instruct on a technical level, maintain and Health & Safety best practices. The basic salary you start on will depend on experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Service visits with minimum callbacks this includes routine checks on gears, motors, overload detection devices, brakes, doors and locks.
  • Minor repairs or isolating problems until further service can be carried out.
  • Managing your own designated service route comprising of 80 units
  • Follow lift manuals/diagrams accurately when necessary.
  • Adhere to quality assurance; health and safety and environmental standards
  • Advise the Service Manager of daily activities & advice on technical issues and outstanding works.
  • Lift service & repairs for passenger lifts, goods lifts on both electrical traction & hydraulic lifting equipment.
  • Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) - scheduled routine inspections on electrical equipment, gears, hydraulics, drive systems, motors, overload detection devices, brakes, doors and locks.
  • Emergency call-out - standby rota for calls one week in five- responding to out-of-hours breakdowns; carrying out repairs or isolating problems until a full service can be carried out.

The Candidate:

  • NVQ 3 or equivalent in Lift Engineering
  • A background in lift engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience post qualification in either service or repair work on a variety of lifting equipment and competent on a range of manufacturers
  • Ability to follow lift manuals and diagrams accurately reading electrical diagrams
  • Strong electrical & mechanical understanding
  • Demonstrate fault finding skills and knowledge of various types of lift equipment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with a variety of people, able to work under pressure with honesty and integrity


  • Company Pension
  • All expenses paid including, fuel, parking
  • 25 days paid holiday
  • Company training scheme
  • Overtime available.
  • Company van
  • Skills matrix to progress through the company

Interested? To apply for the Lift Service Engineer position (reference Job I.D 53931) here are your two options:

1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" Call now and let's talk through your experience!
Ask for Ben Marmon on 01162545411
8am - 5pm or drop me an email on and I will get back to you ASAP.

2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know

Precision are committed to keeping our candidates informed and offer a guaranteed response within 7 days when applying through the application system

About Precision People

This role is posted by Precision People, specialists in Technical, Engineering, Consultancy, Sales and Executive Search Recruitment. Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of technical candidates in fantastic new roles. Precision covers the whole spectrum of technical roles from Design Engineers, Service Managers, Mechanical Service Engineers, up to Maintenance and Production Managers. We have many technical roles both in the Midlands and throughout the UK, so get in touch today.

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