This is an exciting home-based opportunity for an experienced engineer with a good knowledge of the Lift and Crane discipline to join Allianz Engineering, a division of one of the largest insurers and financial services companies in the world.
As an Engineer Surveyor you will assess a wide range of installations, anticipate problems and help our clients to ensure that they comply with relevant legislation. You will work closely with your Engineer Surveyor Team managed by one of our Area Managers. You will prepare reports of examination following your inspections using electronic reporting to ensure fast and efficient delivery to our clients.
This role forms an integral part of our business, as you carry out hands-on inspections of various items of plant and equipment such as lifts, escalators, cranes and construction plant. You will assess a wide range of installations, anticipate problems and help our clients to ensure that they comply with relevant legislation.
The role requires the successful applicant to be:
Being up to date on your knowledge and understanding of all relevant compliance and regulatory rules and procedures that relate to the Lift and Crane discipline.
Making well informed decisions, and willing to take responsibility.
Being effective at short, medium and long-term planning, in order to diarise meetings, visits and work allocation.
Being able to travel effectively within your local allocated work area.
Processing documentation, as well as undertaking general administration in a timely manner.
Willingness to support and deputise for fellow Engineer Surveyors (of own discipline) as and when required.
Skills & experience:
A background in working with lifts, cranes, materials handling equipment, with hands on experience of working in a role such as manufacturing / repair / maintenance.
Strong customer interaction skills are essential, including good oral and written communication skills.
Incorporated Engineer (Preferred) and have a recognised apprenticeship or have received equivalent training.
A holder of a full valid UK driving licence
Being able and willing to work out of allocated work area and away from home.
Good computer literacy skills.
Successful candidates are required to hold (or currently be working towards) minimum qualifications in Mechanical Engineering - HND / HNC / Full Technological Certificate, relevant to the Lift & Crane Industry.
What we can offer you:
Recognised and rewarded for a job well done, we have a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from - including retail discounts and insurance cover - so you can pick a package that's perfect for you. We also offer flexible working options and global career development opportunities across the wider Allianz Group. That's on top of enjoying all the benefits you'd expect from the world's number one insurance brand, including:
* Flexible buy/sell holiday options * Competitive bonus scheme * Generous pension contributions * Development days * A discount up to 50% on a range of insurance products including car, home and pet * Retail discounts