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Lift Engineer

Lift Engineer

  • Location

    South West London, London

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  • Salary:

    £24 - £28 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ross Henderson

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Lift Engineer

SW London


Responsible to the Senior Lift Engineer (P05) for the management and supervision of lift installations, lift services including Borough wide lift maintenance contracts and project work undertaken by the post holder.

Carries out annual maintenance site inspections, pre and post inspections as required on all lifts. Produces lift Survey reports following referrals from Estate Services Officers, area teams, residents and members.

Issues highlighted are immediately addressed. Carry out full surveys of equipment and provide the contractor with a defect list to be addressed on the next scheduled maintenance visit.

Ensures that the contractor provides maintenance completion certification for each lift that is reviewed.

Review all insurance reports related work for all Council lifts.

Raise all highlighted repair defects to the contractor which are to be completed within the designated time scale.

Forward all insurance reports with observations and defects to the lift contractor to address on the next scheduled maintenance visit.

Ensures all reports, certificates and other documents are stored electronically.

Ensures that all work is carried out in compliance with British Standards, any legislation relating to lifts and Health and Safety at Work Regulations and ensures that amendments, additions or updates to the regulations are complied with.

Report all Health and Safety defects on to the Housing Estate Service repairs department.

Ensure that agreed work programmes are adhered to and evaluate any request from contractors for an extension to this programme.

Ensure that the Senior Lift Engineer and Lift Manager is kept informed of negotiations, work in progress and any design, programme or financial changes in projects and obtains authority for changes where necessary.

Process contractor invoices - Review documentation, check scheduled repairs and works are carried out the acceptable standards.

Dispute any invoices received if works have not been completed within a set time scale or if works fail to meet the required standard.

Resolve disputed invoices in a timely fashion after engaging in correspondence with the lift contractor - Post inspection of works required

Utilise the Lift Monitoring System (LMS) CMS Anywhere to verify that all lifts within the borough are in service and are operating correctly, if there any anomalies are found and react proactively and contact the Emergency Control to request a SITREP or ESO inspection.

Monitor the contractor and equipment alike and to scrutinise and validity of the contractor's callout Invoices and to ensure that the specification is adhered before any payments are sanctioned.