Vertical Transportation Engineer

  • Permanent
  • City of London
  • Salary: £ 45000.00 per annum
  • Job Reference: C&W/PM/HQ00012391
Job Title: Vertical Transportation Engineer
Location: London (City – EC2)
Salary: £45,000 plus Travel Allowance  
We are working with an International Property Management Consultancy with a wide ranging portfolio of clients across the UK. We are looking to recruit an in-house vertical transportation engineer, reporting into the Technical Services Manager for VT, who can perform a wide range of actions (including audits, inspections, tests, project support and consultancy services) within Greater London and beyond.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned engineer / tester / technician to apply their skills in a unique working environment – operating “inhouse” for one of the world's leading property management organisations.
Role Purpose:
You will support the Technical Services Division by bringing expertise of Lift and Escalator Engineering across existing and new assets. The organisation has an extensive, corporate property portfolio and a demanding customer base who want to optimize their facilities management spend and enhance their tenant/staff experience. Your core functions will include:
  • Complete vertical transport engineering site surveys & audit reports.
  • Advise on ongoing projects and new installations across the UK.
  • Act as advisor to inhouse and external Facilities Managers with regards any VT issues.
  • Act as intermediary between clients and their third party VT contractors ensuring that their interests an requirements are addressed to the correct standard and for the best price.
  • Provide technical support & advice to the inhouse FM team on a national basis.
  • Review new industry regulations and CIBSE/Vertical Transport guidelines and contract utilities.
  • Review and manage vertical transport engineering business risk.
  • Manage relationships internal/external.
  • Deliver value for money services.
  • Establish and maintain external contacts with statutory authorities and other groups and associations applicable and beneficial to the services provided.
  • Manage service providers and monitor performance against contracted SLAs and KPIs.
  • Co-ordinate the production of performance reports carries out analysis of the results and takes appropriate action to ensure continuous improvement is achieved.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • We are seeking someone suitably qualified and experienced within the VT industry, ideally to NVQ Level IV or Degree Level.
  • Current UK Driving License.
  • Escalator experience a strong advantage
  • Good verbal and written skills and ability to write good quality reports.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Possesses NVQ EOR/202 (ref: BS7255) and ideally NVQ EOR/204 (ref: BS 7801)
If this opportunity could be of interest to you, please contact Paul McQuade at Catch 22 on 0203 9556493 or apply on line and we will be in touch to discuss this further. A salary of approx. £45,000 plus fully expensed travel is available alongside an excellent benefits package and ample opportunities for career development.

Start Date: 30 Sep 2019