Lifting Examiner

  • Vacancy Title
  • Lifting Examiner
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Brandon Hire Station
  • Location
  • Based from home - Southampton/Hampshire
  • Closing Date
  • 12/03/2021
  • 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 looking to appoint a Lifting Examiner to join the team, visiting our Brandon Hire Station Branches and customer sites offering thorough examinations of fleeted lifting equipment in line with LOLER and PUWER regulations.

    This role is home-based, covering the Southampton and Hampshire regions and you will ensure equipment quality reaches the required standard across the board.

    Our ideal candidate will have experience of general lifting and material handling equipment, preferably gained within a similar industry. You will have excellent communication skills and have the ability to build strong relationships with customers and colleagues.

    You will demonstrate an organised and logical approach to work from day one. Flexibility to undertake frequent travel and a full UK driver’s license is essential.

    Skills & experience required


    • LEEA (or similar) qualifications – preferable
    • Willingness to complete LEEA certification essential if not already holding the Entrance examination; LEG and LMM diplomas as a minimum
    • Practical knowledge/experience of general lifting and material handling equipment
    • Practical knowledge/experience of low level access machines an advantage
    • Valid driving licence