Lifting Technician

  • Vacancy Title
  • Lifting Technician
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Brandon Hire Station
  • Location
  • Darnley, Glasgow
  • Closing Date
  • 22/03/2021
  • Job Description
  • Attracting the best people supports our aims of exceeding our customers’ expectations and enhancing shareholder value.

    Our continued business success is reliant upon the skills, talent and commitment of our workforce. As well as developing and promoting talent from within the business, our recruitment practices are designed to attract the very best from the pool of available talent.

    Brandon Hire Station offers the youngest hire fleet in the industry with a wide range of high quality supporting equipment to a broad customer base both regionally and nationally. Recognised as experts in our field, we have a growing portfolio of satisfied customers, many of whom are market leaders and household names in their own right.

    We are committed to continuous improvement, dedicated to excellent customer service and stimulate those who enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-orientated environment.

    We are currently looking to appoint a Lifting Technician to join our branch in Darnley. In this role you will be responsible for carrying out repairs to our own and customers’ lifting equipment according to manufacturer’s specifications and to a high standard.

    Operating within our busy branch you will ensure that spares are requested in order to facilitate the speedy repair of various equipment in preparation for re-hiring to our customers. In accordance with our set guidelines the equipment requires testing, a visual inspection and repair works completing to ensure it is safe and fully operational. This will also include cleaning the equipment ready for further inspection by our lifting examiner. Recording and various administrative tasks will also be required.

    Skills & experience required

    • Previous experience in the range of equipment in the lifting hire fleet
    • Good mechanical aptitude
    • Lifting equipment manufacturer training courses attended – desirable but not essential
    • Valid driving licence.
    • Basic numeracy and literacy
    • Relevant mechanical or electrical qualification (advantageous)
    • LEEA (or similar) qualifications - preferable