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Location: London, England, United Kingdom 
Job ID: 58075 

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

Lift & Escalator Engineer - London & surrounds


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

To carry out planned preventative maintenance regimes as determined by the contract terms to on portfolio lift/escalator equipment. Completion of Schindler safety inspections and closure of any open non-conformity to current legislation or standards. Improvement of equipment condition to improve the time between technical call-backs and reduce lift/escalator equipment downtime. Works will also include minor repair work and the lifecycle replacement of components. Adherence to all company safety and conduct procedures. Provide coverage by an ’on call’ rota for out of hours calls, maintenance and repairs.

  • Carry out routine servicing of lift/escalator equipment, including minor repair work and the routine replacement of components and in accordance with approved company procedures (PPE, PDA, Expert+ etc) across multi-unit sites and third-party interfaces.
  • To rectify and reduce faults on lift/escalator equipment in cases of breakdown and check to confirm correct functioning.
  • Checking the lift/escalator function as part of maintenance, checks to include, speed, motor start/stop, weight, noise, temperature and power supplies using approved company issued tooling and protective equipment.
  • Carry out the routine inspection, adjustment, of lift/escalator in accordance with approved procedures.  Reinstate lift/escalator and complete service documentation.
  • Carrying out fault finding and diagnostic procedures using a range of techniques, technical manuals and appropriate test equipment, restoring equipment to service, including third party interfaces. Competence is required to make effective use of written or graphical information.
  • Carry out site surveys.
  • Employees are required to attend all relevant training sessions to keep up to date on technical knowledge and skills.


Shift pattern

  • Night shift
  • 4 on/4 off
  • 7pm-7am

We Elevate... Your Best Self

  • Experience in lift/escalator Servicing/ Maintenance/ Repairs preferred
  • Qualified to NVQ level 3 minimum in Lift/Escalator maintenance or equivalent.
  • Expert Electrical and Mechanical knowledge/skills, including Multi-Brand equipment.
  • Possession of expert problem-solving skills
  • Full UK driving License
  • Work towards Schindler Certification Level 3 Red.
  • Mentoring and carrying out training to Trained, Advance and Senior Fitters.
  • Good Technical Report writing skills.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure, to deadlines and within efficiencies.
  • The ability to work independently with a flexible approach.
  • Good communication skills at different levels (Client/Service Leader/Inspectors)
  • Expert fault finding and diagnostic skills.

We Elevate... You


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.




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