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Engineer Surveyor - Lift & Crane Faversham & Medway

Job Level:  Professional


Due Date:  01 April 2022
Area of Expertise:  Operations
Unit:  Allianz UK
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  5957

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. This role with also involve an element of Pressure Mechanical work on Minor Pressure Systems (MPS). 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. Part of the role may also involve an element of Pressure Mechanical work on Minor Pressure Systems (MPS). Previous experience would be advantageous


Skills & Experience:       



  • Successful candidates are required to hold (or currently be working towards) minimum qualification in Electrical Engineering HNC / HND and in addition BS7671:2018 (18th Edition), C&G2391 Inspection & Testing or equivalent would be advantageous.


Skills & Experience

  • Electrical surveyors require a practical background in low voltage wiring installation, inspection or maintenance and fault finding. (Not Electronics) This would include factories, houses, shops etc.
  • Carry out the Periodic Inspection & Test and complete the EICR for all types of Industrial & Commercial installations such as Offices, Factories, Quarries and their associated Electrical apparatus. As well as examination of LEV plant including air movers (fans), ducting, hoods, and filtration systems to control fumes, dust and mists created by both industrial and commercial processes.
  • Strong customer interaction skills are essential, including good oral and written communication skills.
  • Aptitude and understanding of the need for planning and an ability to prioritise your own workload.
  • Ideally, you will be an Incorporated Engineer within a relevant engineering institution and have a recognised apprenticeship or have received equivalent training.
  • Strong computer literacy skills

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:


  • London weighting allowance
  • Competitive salary, which is reviewed annually
  • Annual Bonus related to individual and company performance
  • A generous pension plan
  • Competitive holiday allowance that increases with length of service, with the option of buying and selling up to 5 days holiday per year
  • Share purchase plan
  • Flexible benefits plan, giving the option to tailor benefits (such as dental insurance and private medical care) to suit individual needs
  • Excellent training and development opportunities including our own Engineer Development Programme.
  • 25% off Insurance products, 15% off for friends and family


About Us:          

Here at Allianz UK, everyone brings their own expertise and enthusiasm to work, to enable customers to make the right insurance decisions to meet their needs. We’re passionate about helping our customers and employees move on and up in life and business.

We nurture and invest in talent to ensure that great people build great careers with us. There’s a variety of different career opportunities which enable people to fulfil their potential and we provide an award-winning range of training, recognised in 2015 by Investors in People (IIP) with a Gold level accreditation. Other prestigious industry awards we have won include General Insurer of the Decade at the British Insurance Awards 2014.


Additional Requirements:          

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