Rack and Pinion Hoist Erector / Engineer

Rack and Pinion Hoist Erector / Engineer Bishop’s Stortford

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As one of the largest and fastest-growing powered access companies in the UK, AFI Group of Companies builds success by nurturing talent and rewarding hard work. If you are looking for a fast-paced and rewarding career, we’d love to hear from you.

AFI Group of Companies currently has a fantastic opportunity for a Rack and Pinion Hoist Erector / Engineer position to be based from our Bishops Stortford depot to maintain, service, erect, and repair hoists at our Bishops Stortford location.

On a day-to-day basis you may be required to travel to different locations to attend industrial and construction sites as needed.

Main Responsibilities

  • Undertake all works involved with hoists with regards to maintenance, preparation, installation, dismantling, service, and repair.
  • Ensure the health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times.
  • Complete installations and dismantles working within method statement.
  • Complete relevant paperwork accurately.
  • Foresee problems on site and be able to provide solutions.
  • Carry out inspections on machines prior to supervisor thorough examination (schedule 1).
  • Keep hoist transport vehicles clean inside and out.
  • Liaise with office regarding problems, missing/damaged equipment.
  • Take pictures of all installations.
  • Wear provided PPE at all times.
  • Keep the yard clean and tidy at all times.

If you have a working knowledge of rack and pinion hoists and skills or experience as a Rack and Pinion Hoist Erector / Engineer, in engineering, dismantles, construction, or maintenance, apply today!

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday, plus statutory holidays.
  • Inclusion in a profit share scheme.
  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme with employer contributions (from aged 22, but voluntary enrolment can be made before this age. Opt-out available).
  • Death-in-Service benefit of 2 x salary.
  • Healthcare cash plan.
  • MyAFI, a comprehensive employee benefits, rewards, and discount programme. Benefits include Cycle2Work scheme, Aviva private medical insurance, and holiday trading, to name a few.
  • £100 Christmas bonus.

Essential Skills

  • Knowledge of rack and pinion hoists is essential to this Rack and Pinion Hoist Erector / Engineer role – the successful candidate will be working on Geda and Alimak hoists. Product training can be arranged.
  • An outgoing and enthusiastic individual who is willing to learn new skills.
  • As this is a customer facing role, excellent communication skills and a friendly approach are a must.

Desired Skills

  • Proactive approach.
  • Currently working, or happy to work at height.

About Company

AFI-Rentals are one of the UK’s leading powered access rental companies and we provide everything a person needs to work at height safely. From a modern specialist rental fleet to high-quality training, we are a one-stop-shop for the working-at-height industry.

Our core values are teamwork, customer service, and profitability, and we believe employee professional development is at the heart of our success. Because of this, we are an accredited Investors in People company – and have been for many years.

We also have a strong emphasis on Health and Safety and are proud to hold various accreditations, such as:

  • ISO9001
  • ISO14001
  • ISO45001
  • 5-Star Achilles BuildingConfidence
  • Gold RoSPA award
  • + more

Please note that we operate a 2-stage interview process and online testing to screen candidates.

Essential Requirements

  • Knowledge of rack and pinion hoists is essential to this Rack and Pinion Hoist Erector / Engineer role – the successful candidate will be working on Geda and Alimak hoists. Product training can be arranged.
  • An outgoing and enthusiastic individual who is willing to learn new skills.
  • As this is a customer facing role, excellent communication skills and a friendly approach are a must.

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