Powered Access Engineer

Job Title: Powered Access Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erith
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-29 00:00:00
Reference: SPD/TP/287987/8765
Contact Name: Jeanne Woodford
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2019 15:26

Job Description

A great opportunity has arisen for a Powered Access Engineer to join our team, working at Platform Sales based in Kent and Essex which is a new addition to the Speedy Company. You will be responsible for the service, refurbishment, repair and maintenance of our powered access equipment. You will ensure that our customers are using safe and reliable equipment and that they can count on us to deliver customer excellence.

Platform Sales and Hire Ltd is a welcomed addition to the Speedy Brand providing a comprehensive sales and hire service, providing platform liftsMEWPs and training to a range of industries in the UK - whatever your access requirement, we have the solution.

Package description

Competitive salary and pension,  21 days holiday rising to 26 days after 1 year plus bank holidays, bonus, life assurance and our fantastic salary extras scheme that offers cycle to work and various other fantastic benefits along with our great staff discounts.

Main responsibilities

As a Powered Access Engineer, you will play a key role in ensuring that our customers can rely on us to provide them with safe and reliable access equipment so they can successfully deliver their projects. You will ensure that our equipment is performing to its full capabilities, that all equipment is tested, repaired and serviced to a high standard. . .

For this role we are ideally looking for engineers that have previous experience in working on powered access equipment such as Niftylift, Skyjack, Genie and JLG.

The Powered Access Engineer position plays a vital part in ensuring Speedy/Platform Sales and our powered access equipment are providing industry excellence, in return you will thrive in a welcoming atmosphere where team work plays a huge part. We offer a supportive environment where we all work together to achieve excellent customer service.

Ideal candidate

To be a successful Powered Access Engineer you will need to possess the below key skills: 

  • Ideally be CAP registered
  • Experience in estimating repairs to be carried out with a keen eye for detail
  • Experience in fault finding and diagnostics
  • Able to read electrical / hydraulic drawings, understanding both systems
  • Previous engineering experience within powered access
About the company

Platform sales is a new addition to the speedy brand.

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