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Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom 
Job ID: 75377 

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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.


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We are currently recruiting for a Technician/Tester to join our Team based out of the Warrington Rubax Office. The successful candidate will be responsible in assisting t the Engineers in the nominated regions with all aspects of technical issues both remotely and in person, carry out necessary surveys for modernisations and to also to assist in safety inspections, quality audits and overall, Health and Safety implementation. They will also be responsible for carrying out necessary Passenger Release training in various environments and will be able and competent in commissioning and testing new equipment by travelling to the work sites within the Region, is required.  You will need to be punctual, enthusiastic, and self-motivated to learn. This is a permanent and full time role.  


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with technical issues of lift equipment in all relevant areas in accordance with approved company procedures as required (PPE, PDA etc).
  • To assist with the rectification of faults on lift equipment in cases of breakdown and check to confirm correct functioning
  • Carrying out fault finding and diagnostic procedures using a range of techniques, technical manuals and appropriate test equipment, restoring equipment to service. Competence is required to make effective use of written or graphical information
  • All employees are required to work in accordance with established Company Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with current company and UK legal requirements
  • Employees must comply with Company Health & Safety requirements and set a personal example of safe behaviour at all times
  • Employee must adhere to the use of a handheld device for reporting work activities and any future technology introduced to enhance real time reporting
  • Ensure all tasks are performed in a safe manner and in accordance with agreed methods & procedures
  • Work alone or as part of a group, resolve any technical issues as requested
  • To provide technical support to all departments as requested. Also ensuring the findings are accurately recorded and reported to the relevant Managers in an agreed timescale
  • Make sure all completed actions are accurately recorded and reported to the relevant Manager within an agreed timescale
  • Ensure, if certified to perform CPSI5 inspections, all existing installations are periodically inspected in accordance with Group requirements. Also ensuring all inspection are accurately recorded and reported to the relevant Manager within an agreed timescale.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Sufficient experience within the lift industry as a qualified installation or maintenance engineer (NVQ3 or similar)
  • 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
  • Trained and certified as a SAIS inspector in accordance with Group procedures
  • NVQ4 qualified in testing lifts (both new and existing equipment) or be working towards this qualification

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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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