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Date Added: Wed 01/11/2023


Edinburgh, EH2, UK
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Company: OTIS

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Field Test Engineer - Lift Industry

Scotland - Edinburgh / Glasgow / Aberdeen

Otis is the world's largest manufacturers and maintainers of people moving products, including lifts, escalators, shuttle systems and moving walkways. Otis employs more than 60,000 people, offers products and services in more than 200 countries and territories and maintains more than 1.35 million lifts and escalators worldwide.

We are currently seeking an experienced, NVQ 4 qualified Lift Tester / Lift Technician to join our team in Scotland. You will identify the root cause of faults across commercial buildings, retail outlets, nursing homes and smaller businesses. You will provide a senior level technical support to the service business and be competent with Otis and third party equipment. You will also provide technical support to other engineers across the business.

As a qualified Tester/Technician, you will test complex multi-unit sites with highly technical interfaces such as Compass, Elevator Management System (EMS) and third party destination control systems; this includes high speed gearless units and escalators/travellators. You will also provide technical support on site to other engineers for the purpose of up-skilling, audit handover and compliance and carry out client liaison during fault finding activities. You will assist in technical repair bids when there are special technical requirements.

Applicants must be NVQ Level 4 qualified with experience from within the lift industry as a Tester/Technician, possess electrical and mechanical engineering principles and relevant lift codes, such as EN81 Part 2, etc., a basic knowledge of cost control and computer literacy.

Whilst you must be a team player it is essential that you can also work on your own initiative. You will show us that you are hard-working and loyal, promoting and working to the required Otis Health and Safety standards at all times.

On top of a competitive basic salary, you will receive other allowances and other company benefits, including our award winning Employee Scholarship Programme, 25 Days holiday plus Bank Holidays are offered.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Tester or Technician who is looking to develop their career with a world renowned company. We are interested in receiving applications from Lift or Escalator Engineers, Senior Testers and Lift Technicians, who are happy to work across Berkshire, Kent, Sussex, Hertfordshire, Hampshire, Surrey or London, and who have their NVQ 4 qualification plus a valid Driving Licence.

We are committed to the continuing development of every employee; therefore we encourage and strongly support career progression, with opportunities for promotion within our organisation and throughout the wider global group.

Otis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please note that due to the high volume of responses that we receive for opportunities across the UK, we are unfortunately no longer able to respond to each application directly or to provide further individual feedback. We will however contact you should we select you to attend an interview. Should you not receive a reply from us within 4 weeks, please assume that your application on this occasion has proved unsuccessful
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