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Location: London, England, United Kingdom 
Job ID: 73611 

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

Service Technician/Repair Engineer

We are currently recruiting for a Service Technician/Repair Engineer to join our Team based in London. The successful applicant will be responsible for carrying out planned lift repairs and contractual works and works quoted outside the service contract.  Works will include a range of repair works from minor repairs to larger refurb and upgrade works. Both individual working and working within a team as needed. They will also be responsible for the completion of Schindler safety inspections and closure of any open non-conformity to current legislation or standards and adhere to all company safety and conduct procedures.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Carry out repairs, small modifications, major repairs, minor works and routine replacement of components
  • Typical repairs to include, roping, divertor changes, motor changes, safety edges, autodial units, brake shoes etc
  • Working as per company RAMs and procedures
  • Checking the lift function as part of repair works, checks to include, speed, motor start/stop, weight, noise temperature and power supply using approved company issued tooling and protective equipment
  • Reporting back of additional works needed and general condition of the lift 
  • Carry out the routine inspection service visits
  • Complete all paperwork, accurate records for works completion and invoicing
  • All employees are required to work in accordance with established Company Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with current UK legal requirements and Schindler Group safety requirements 
  • Employees must comply with Company Health & Safety requirements and set a personal example of safe behaviour at all times 
  • 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 Schindler Ltd occupational health and  safety management system
  • All employees are required to work in accordance with established Company Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental policies, procedures and Schindler Core Values to ensure compliance with current UK legal requirements and Schindler Group Safety requirements
  • 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

Candidate Requirements:

  • Proven experience in Lift Servicing/ Maintenance/ Repairs preferred (min 2 years)
  • Qualified to NVQ level 3 minimum in Lift maintenance
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines and flexibilty required
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills at different levels (client/Service Leader/Insp
  • The ability to work independently with a flexible approach.
  • Good communication skills at different levels (Client/Service Leader/Inspectors). 
  • 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.
  • Expert fault finding and diagnostic skills – ‘go to person’.
  • Good administration skills and holds a full UK Driving Licence

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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