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Engineer Surveyor - Lift and Crane - West London

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Home, ENG, GB, HOME BASED

Due Date:  01/04/2022
Area of Expertise:  Operations
Unit:  Allianz UK
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  4487

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, these could be lifts located in Canary Wharf or a hydraulic excavator in Birmingham working on HS2. You will anticipate our client's needs and help them in ensuring that they comply with the relevant legislation. You will work closely with your Engineer Surveyor Team managed by one of our Senior Operations Team Leaders. 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, material handling equipment, cranes, and construction plant. The Engineer Surveyor role can be physically demanding and may require working at height, working in confined spaces, lifting, and climbing in both hot and cold conditions. It involves exposure to noise and dust, so you need to be happy being in a hands-on environment.

The role requires the successful applicant to be:

 

  • 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:

 

  • You will need to be passionate about engineering, self-driven with the ability to interact with a variety of clients daily 
  • 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 (desirable)
  • A holder of a full valid UK driving licence
  • Time management skills are essential as you will be required to independently organise your week's work in an effective manner 
  • As tablets and smartphones are crucial tools for an Engineer Surveyor, you will need to be comfortable using these as part of your working day 

 

Qualification requirements:

 

  • Successful candidates are required to hold, or be working towards, a minimum qualification in Mechanical Engineering at level 4 i.e. HND/HNC/Full Technological Certificate.

What we will 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 is perfect for you. We also offer flexible working options and career development opportunities across the wider Allianz Group. That is on top of enjoying all the benefits you would expect from the world’s number one insurance brand, including: 

 

  • Starting salary £38,725 (including Engineer Surveyor Allowance) plus excellent benefits 
  • Incremental salary increases for the first 2 years whilst developing in the role
  • Company car - Toyota Corolla Hybrid and all tools/equipment provided 
  • Generous pension contributions up to 15%  
  • Competitive annual bonus scheme 
  • Overtime earnings – uncapped 
  • Travel time in included within working week 
  • Life cover x 4 basic salary 
  • Flexible buy/sell holiday options – up to 5 days per holiday year 
  • Development days and unlimited Learning & Development opportunities 
  • A discount of up to 50% on a range of insurance products for you and your family including car, home, pet, and equine 
  • Retail discounts including BMW, Vodafone, Uber Eats, attractions, travel, shops and more 
  • Health & lifestyle benefits for you and your family including Dental, Bupa and Cycle to Work 
  • Employee Support Programme 

 

Allianz is an equal opportunities employer who values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We recognise that people work in different ways, and we value alternative viewpoints, celebrate individuality, and foster a culture where everyone can bring their true self to work. We are committed to creating a diverse workforce, we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs, culture, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, and long-term health conditions.