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Location: Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom 
Job ID: 71156 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with a proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


Schindler is one of the world's leading suppliers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. We employ talented individuals in over 100 countries worldwide to design, develop, install, maintain and modernise the mobility systems that keep the world's urban population on the move. We offer a dynamic, forward-looking work environment that enables our employees to innovate and excel in their chosen fields.


Join us as a

NI Fitter


We are currently recruiting for a NI Fitter to join our Team based out of our Bathgate Office in Scotland. The successful candidate will be responsible for measuring & setting out lift/escalator installations in accordance with approved procedures. They will also 
complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety. They will ensure preparation of work area for installation activities and handing over and confirming completion of installation activities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Install lift/escalator Well and Ancillary Equipment in accordance with approved procedures by selecting appropriate tools and equipment based on the operations to be performed and the equipment to be installed
  • Install Traction Equipment in accordance with approved procedures by selecting appropriate tools and equipment.  Installation will require the siting, assembly, fitting, alignment and adjustment of the lift/escalator equipment
  • Installing Lift Ropes (traction media) and adjust in accordance with approved procedures.  The applicant will be required to have install suspension, safety and governor ropes to new or reconstructed lift equipment
  • Installation of Lift Doors and Frames in accordance with approved procedures.  The doors and frames to be installed include manual and power-operated solid sliding doors, multi-leaf doors, hinged doors, collapsible gates, shutter gates and bi-parting doors and shutters, door operators and safety devices for new or reconstructed lift equipment
  • Checking and Setting the Lift/escalator Installation in accordance with approved procedures.  The checks to be carried out include the final checks and adjustments to the operation of lift/escalator installations prior to final test and commissioning
  • Carry out site surveys
  • Keep the supervisor informed regarding the progress of work, hours spent and any non-compliance
  • Stay in communication with the customer and the supervisor to ensure the satisfaction of the customer needs
  • Employees are required to attend all relevant training sessions
  • Employees are required to carry out all works in accordance with the Company’s Quality Corporate policy
  • All employees are required to work in accordance the Company’s Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with current UK legal requirements and Schindler Group safety requirements, as well as setting a personal example of safe  behaviour
  • Employees will be required to contribute to the Company safety objectives, where necessary by maintaining/monitoring current safety systems under their direct control and implementing agreed changes (where applicable) to its safety management system

Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified to NVQ level 3 minimum in Lift/Escalator Installation or equivalent.
  • Possession of a relevant/valid Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card.
  • More advanced product and Installation knowledge/experience.
  • Proven fault finding and diagnostic skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • The ability to work independently with a flexible approach.
  • Good communication skills at different levels (Client/Installation Managers/SAIS Inspectors)
  • Good Punctuality
  • Manual dexterity - Requires the use of hands, arms and feet for repetitive lifting; use of hands and arms to operate various hand and power tools and to record written information.
  • Full UK driving License

Can You Elevate Us?

Be part of a highly driven organisation where high performance connects people and is a vital part of achieving strong business results. Send us your application.


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



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