Location: Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand 
Job ID: 72405 


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We’re enhancing the quality of life in urban environments by providing the best mobility solutions across buildings.


Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators and related services. Together Schindler moves more than two billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries.


In New Zealand, we employ over 150 people across our locations of Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch.


We are committed to providing you with safe, reliable, trusted and innovative building transport solutions so that Schindler New Zealand continues to be your first choice. 


We Elevate... You



Join us as a


Lift Quality and Safety Inspector


•  At Schindler, we have a great culture that is supportive and inclusive

•  Based in Grafton / Avondale, Auckland - Permanent full-time position

•  We are passionate about giving our employees the opportunity to grow their career within Schindler.


About the role

As a Lift Quality and Safety Inspector, you will inspect and test new or modernised lifts and escalators/moving walks in accordance with the Schindler Acceptance and Inspection Standard (SAIS), in order to demonstrate they are safe to be put into service, are compliant with relevant codes and are in accordance with Schindler's quality standards. You will set the standards with passion and drive for safety, quality, and customer excellence. You will be an integral part of the ongoing success of our company’s delivering the most reliable and highest-quality elevators and escalators in the industry. You will be coached by an experienced Quality & Product Safety Team Leader.

Your role will involve:

  • Inspecting lift or escalator/moving walk according to SAIS requirements by performing defined tests, measuring, checking and comparing with acceptance criteria and recording and documenting results

  • Confirm if the Declaration of Conformity can be issued and the lift / escalator complies with relevant codes & standards

  • Coach the installation teams (internal, external) during inspection process and provide technical support 

  • Ensure all tasks are performed in a safe manner and in accordance with agreed methods & procedures.

  • To assist with Retrofit actions

  • To ensure, if certified to perform CPSI5 inspections, all existing installations are periodically inspected in accordance with Group requirements


What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience within the lift and escalator industry as a qualified Electrical Service Technician

  • Previous experience working with; Commodity lifts, Escalators/Moving Walks and Custom lifts (NI/MOD)

  • Extensive product knowledge, sufficient electrical and mechanical skills to perform the required tasks, and be familiar with the use of field tools.

  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of safety components, safety relevant subsystems, system related safety issues/hazards, relevant codes and standards, and in accessing technical or code related documentation

  • Eligibility to work permanently in New Zealand (citizen or permanent resident)

  • NZ Driver's licence


What's in it for you:

  • Competitive base (Depending on qualification and industry experience): $80,000 – $90,000 per year

  • Annual Bonus

  • Employee of the month & year recognition with rewards

  • Long service recognition and reward program

  • Potential for real growth both personally and professionally

  • Opportunity to access educational support and social activities



Do you want to move the future with us?

•  If so, we would like to hear from you, and look forward to receiving your complete application documents
•  If you are an existing Schindler employee, please ensure that you have discussed you application with your line manager prior to applying.

Together let's elevate New Zealand!

At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health or disability.


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