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Lifting Engineer

Posted 7 days ago by Speedy
Location Leeds Job Type Permanent
Salary Competitive Sector Engineering

As a depot based Lifting Engineer you will provide overall responsibility of the inspection, testing, maintenance and repair of our lifting hire equipment.

Introduction to Speedy…

We may have started small but we’ve always had big ideas. Since Speedy was established in 1977 we have grown into the UK’s leading hire business. Along the way we’ve won countless awards for innovation, safety and our commitment to training to name but a few. Our people are the heart of our business and it’s their commitment and professionalism that makes us the biggest and the best in the industry.

Package description

Competitive salary plus pension, 21 holiday days rising to 26 after one year plus bank holidays, bonus, life assurance and our fantastic salary extras scheme that offers cycle to work, child care vouchers and various other fantastic benefits along with our great staff discounts

Main responsibilities

On a day-to-day basis, you can expect to be working directly with other engineers in the depot and liaising regularly with drivers and the hire desk team to ensure repairs and maintenance is prioritised effectively. Hands on, you role will find yourself performing repairs, assembly and servicing our lifting equipment. Our extensive range covers hoists, winches, hydraulic cylinders and jacks, through to handling equipment, alloy gantries, test weights and all associated connectors and slings.

Whilst your role will need you to demonstrate the responsibility to work alone, we work proudly with a team culture so adaptability and communication are key. Being an Engineer with Speedy will bring great opportunities for you to learn new skills and progress your career, where you can learn from those around you and develop with our award-winning, in-house training courses.

Ideal candidate
  • At Speedy, we want to help you develop and progress; but we’ll need you to demonstrate these skills and attributes for us to be able to support you…

Essential:

  • LEEA Part 1 as a minimum
  • Excellent knowledge of lifting equipment
  • Able to test, repair, inspection and maintenance of a wide range of lifting equipment and accessories
  • Strong communication skills both verbally & written
  • Able to adapt quickly to support others
  • Commitment  to learn and develop

 

Desirable:

  • Previous experience working within the hire industry or other related engineering field
About the company

Speedy are the leading provider of hire products and supporting services to the construction, industrial and infrastructure sectors. We have a network of over 200 depots across the UK and Ireland, and over 3000 people who offer a nationwide service and look after the largest hire fleet in the market.

We also lead in health, safety and sustainability.  We are the safest hire provider, based on accident and industry rates, and have the lowest carbon footprint in the industry.  Our hire fleet also includes an increasing range of green option products, helping our customers improve their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact.

Vision, mission and values:

Our vision is to become the best company in our sector to do business with and the best to work for.

Our mission is to provide safe, reliable hire equipment and services to enable successful delivery of customer projects.

  • Safe – the first priority in everything we do
  • As One – working together to collectively achieve our goals
  • Innovative – to continuously improve
  • Driven – to deliver first class customer service