Hoist Erector - Bishops Stortford

  • Vacancy Title
  • Hoist Erector - Bishops Stortford
  • Company
  • AFI-Group
  • Location
  • Bishop's Stortford
  • Type
  • permanent
  • Category
  • Other
  • Closing Date
  • 03/07/2022
  • Job Description
  • Do you want to work for a fast-paced growing National company, with excellent career stability and progression prospects, where hard work is well rewarded? Then a job with Rapid Platforms as a Hoist Erector is for you.

    Due to the continued expansion of Rapid Platforms, we are now recruiting for Hoist Erectors to join our growing team. You will be responsible for the installing, dismantling and preparation of construction goods hoist.

    Core Functions:

    As a Hoist Erector your core functions are to undertake the building and dismantling of goods hoists ensuring all current Health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times, so as to ensure our customers receive quality equipment and an unrivalled service.

    Key duties:

    • Undertake all works involved with hoists with regards to maintenance, preparation, installation and dismantling
    • Ensure the health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
    • Complete installations and dismantles, working within the method statement
    • Complete relevant paperwork accurately 
    • Foresee problems on site and be able to provide solutions
    • Carry out inspections on machines prior to supervisors' thorough examination (schedule 1)
    • Keep Hoist transport vehicles clean inside and out
    • Liaise with office regarding problems, missing/damaged equipment
    • Take pictures of all installations
    • Wear provided PPE at all times
    • Keep the yard clean and tidy at all times
    • Keep a written log of installations and dismantles working towards your NVQ Hoist Installer

    We would welcome applicants with the following skills and attributes: Hoist Erector, Maintenance, Preparation, Yard Operative, Health & Safety, Communication, Installations, Dismantles, Administration, Construction.


    We offer an excellent benefits package:

    • 25 days holidays per year, plus statutory holidays.
    • Inclusion in a profit share scheme.
    • An auto-enrolment pension scheme with employer contributions.
    • Death-in-Service benefit of 2 x salary.
    • Overtime.
    • Healthcare Cash Plan.

    In addition, we have invested in an excellent induction programme, and staff training (we currently hold an Investors in People award). 

    Essential Skills

    You will be required to drive a company van for this Hoist Erector role, so please ensure you hold a full and clean driving licence. You must be able to work at height, and hours of work will vary, depending on the location.

    About Company

    AFI Group is a leading provider of access solutions, from the hire and purchase of access equipment, to accredited training and service / maintenance of machines. With a current network of 21 hire locations across the UK, AFI has a strong emphasis on Health and Safety and is proud to hold various accreditations (ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO45001, 5* Achilles Building Confidence, Gold RoSPA award – to name a few).

    Please note that we operate a 2-stage interview process and online testing to screen candidates.