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Rack and Pinion Hoist Erector / Engineer

Full Time

AFI group of companies

Rack and Pinion Hoist Erector / Engineer Bishop’s Stortford

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Do you want to work for a fast-paced growing National company, with excellent career stability and progression prospects, where hard work is well rewarded? Then a job with AFI is for you.

AFI 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.

Due to the continued expansion of Rapid Platforms, we are now recruiting for Rack and Pinion Hoist Erectors / Engineers to join our growing team. You will be installing, dismantling, and preparing of construction goods hoist.

Core Functions:

To undertake the building, dismantling, servicing, and repairing of goods hoists ensuring all current health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times, so as to ensure our customers receive quality equipment and an unrivalled service.

Key duties of the Rack and Pinion Hoist Erector role:

  • 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 
  • Foreseeing 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

You will be required to drive a company van, so please ensure you hold a full and clean driving licence. You must be able to work at height, and hours of work will vary, depending on the location.

We would welcome applications for this Rack and Pinion Hoist Erector / Engineer role from candidates with the following skills and attributes: Hoist Erector, Maintenance, Preparation.

Benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package:

  • 25 days holiday per year, plus statutory holidays
  • Inclusion in a profit share scheme
  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Death-in-Service benefit of 2 x salary
  • Overtime
  • Healthcare Cash Plan

In addition, we have invested in an excellent induction programme, and staff training (we currently hold an Investors in People award). 

Essential Skills

  • Knowledge of rack and pinion hoists is essential – 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
  • People currently or happy to work at height

About Company

AFI Group is a leading provider of access solutions, from the hire and purchase of access equipment, to accredited training and service / maintenance of machines. With a current network of 21 hire locations across the UK, AFI has a strong emphasis on Health and Safety and is proud to hold various accreditations (ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO45001, 5* Achilles BuildingConfidence, Gold RoSPA award – to name a few).

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 – 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.

COVID-19 Rack and Pinion Hoist Erector / Engineer Bishop’s Stortford

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