• Vacancy Title
  • Engineer
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Higher Access
  • Location
  • Burnley
  • Closing Date
  • 12/07/2021
  • Job Description
  • Higher Access is the UKs leading specialist supplier of tracked access platforms - otherwise known as spider lifts – from 11m right up to 42m!

    We pride ourselves on our unrivalled customer service, and great people are at the heart of what we do. We work in many interesting industries, so no one day is the same as the next – football stadiums, constructions sites, theatres and media to name a few! A positive, can-do attitude and a willingness to go the extra mile are rewarded with training and development opportunities, and an excellent salary and benefits package.

    Join us and you’ll be part of an exciting, fast-paced and growing company.

    We are now looking for an experienced engineer to join our busy Burnley depot. Within this role, you will carry out essential maintenance and servicing to our specialist powered access equipment either at the depot, or on-site with our clients. You will offer breakdown resolutions and an effective repairs service to ensure excellent customer satisfaction.

    Our ideal Engineer will have worked in a similar role previously, with a background in mobile plant products and/or agricultural / mechanical engineering. You will be required to have qualifications (NVQ or equivalent) in plant maintenance or agricultural equipment.

    This is an excellent opportunity with opportunities for further progression as the company continues to expand.

    Academic qualifications:

    • Basic numeracy and literacy
    • A recognised qualification (NVQ 3) in mechanical plant or agricultural engineering (Essential)
    • Competent Assessed Person qualification in order to carry out Thorough Examinations (Advantageous)


    • Demonstrates competency with Canbus systems
    • Competent with electrical diagnostics/reading of schematic wiring diagrams
    • Demonstrates competency with hand held analysis tools & software
    • Valid driving license
    • Flexible attitude to working additional hours as required