Crane & Lifting Equipment Engineer - Essex - £30,000 - £50,000

Location Essex
Discipline: Service Engineering
Job type: SEED - Permanent
Salary: ££30000 - £50000 per annum
Contact name: Carl Farrell

Contact email: carl@chartwellrecruitment.com
Job ref: CF - 64570_1711468518
Published: 28 days ago
Crane & Lifting Equipment Engineer - Essex - £30,000 - £50,000

Client

My client are an industry leader within the Crane & Lifting Equipment Engineer, Covering a number of contracts throughout the South East

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Essex area for an experienced Crane & Lifting Equipment Engineer

Job Summary:
As a Crane and Lifting Equipment Technician, you will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting various types of cranes and lifting equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation. Your primary focus will be on ensuring compliance with regulatory standards, identifying potential safety hazards, and minimizing downtime through proactive maintenance and timely repairs. This role requires a combination of technical expertise, attention to detail, and a commitment to workplace safety.

Key Responsibilities:
Inspections: Conduct regular inspections of cranes and lifting equipment, including overhead cranes, mobile cranes, hoists, and rigging gear, in accordance with manufacturer specifications and regulatory requirements.

Maintenance: Perform preventive maintenance tasks, such as lubrication, adjustment, and replacement of worn components, to ensure optimal performance and longevity of equipment.

Repairs: Diagnose and repair mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic issues in cranes and lifting equipment, both onsite and in the workshop, to minimize downtime and ensure safe operation.

Testing: Conduct load testing and functional tests on repaired or newly installed equipment to verify compliance with safety standards and performance requirements.

Documentation: Maintain accurate records of inspections, maintenance activities, repairs, and equipment history using digital or paper-based systems.

Safety Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety regulations, industry standards, and company policies governing the operation and maintenance of cranes and lifting equipment.

Training: Provide training and guidance to crane operators and maintenance personnel on safe operating practices, equipment inspections, and maintenance procedures.

Emergency Response: Respond promptly to equipment breakdowns, malfunctions, or safety incidents, implementing corrective actions to restore safe working conditions.

Inventory Management: Manage inventory of spare parts, tools, and consumables required for maintenance and repair activities, ensuring adequate stock levels and timely replenishment.

Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements, cost savings, and equipment upgrades to enhance reliability, efficiency, and safety in crane operations.

You must have a history within the Crane & Lifting Equipment Engineer industry to apply for this position

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