Crane Engineer - Lloyds British

  • Vacancy Title
  • Crane Engineer - Lloyds British
  • Location
  • Southampton / Hampshire, United Kingdom
  • Company
  • Speedy Services
  • Closing Date
  • 07/07/2022
  • Job Description
  • Summary

    A leading provider in the lifting equipment sector. Lloyds British has been providing specialist testing, inspection, maintenance, certification, and training services on cranes, lifting equipment, height safety equipment, pressure systems and local exhaust ventilation systems to Industry for over 200 years.

    Founded in 1812 we have built a market-leading brand and reputation based on excellence, expertise, and customer peace of mind. In December 2016 Lloyds British was acquired by Speedy, which has seen our client base grow more than we could have imagined.

    “Our vision is to become one of the market leaders in our sector for both our clients and our employees”.

    Our highly skilled and qualified Inspection and Maintenance Engineers provide a reliable,
    responsive and first-class service across the UK, ensuring lifting equipment is safe to use and your legal obligations are fully met.

    Do you have an ability for solving problems individually as well as part of a team, are you a qualified Electrician with a recognised technical qualification and have industrial maintenance experience who is comfortable working at height?

    Right now, we are looking for an Crane Engineer to join our team and if you are happy to always make safety your number one priority, then you're just the person we'd like to meet.

    You will be required to conduct routine service inspections to overhead cranes and hoists and to understand LOLER and PUWER. You will be required to consult with your customers afterwards ensuring that next steps are recorded with prevention of breakdowns as your goal. You need to anticipate the problems before they occur. You will be involved in frontline maintenance, attending to breakdowns, you will also be carrying out fault finding, retrofits, modernisations and upgrades to the customers’ cranes and hoists.

    At Lloyds British we hire, engage, and retain talented employees who match the capabilities we need. We offer a full range of training from in house, OEMs and the LEEA advanced courses.


    • NVQ3, HNC, HND or C&G electrical engineering qualification
    • Relevant industry experience working with cranes and hoists.
    • Current UK driving licence.


    • Proven technical knowledge of lifting equipment and lifting Machines.
    • Excellent customer service manner, with strong listening and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to build lasting relationships with clients.

    considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

    What we offer:

    • 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
    • Discretionary bonus scheme
    • Life assurance
    • Pension Scheme
    • 95% discount on our products
    • Plus other Salary Extras/Discounts

    Our Career Line of Sight programme will ensure you receive the training and support to help you be the best that you can be in your role and will encourage you to pursue your career aspirations.  

    Please be aware Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

    Please be aware that some roles within The Speedy Group UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check. The Speedy Group is an equal opportunity employer where we embrace diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status. All roles within The Speedy Group require proof of right to work in the UK by the start of employment.