Lift Fitters Mate – Kent (Sittingbourne area)Lifts

Humres Engineers are working in partnership with one of the UK's leading independent Lift Contractors who are seeking an entry level Lift Engineer (Installation) to partner their senior Fitter in the Kent (Sittinbourne) area.  We are ideally looking for someone with training in electrical installations or a relevant mechanical discipline who is seeking a trainee/entry level position where they can develop new skills and contribute to the existing installation projects in various locations around the South East 

About the Client:

Established in 1988 to supply lift control systems to various lift companies across the UK, the company gradually developed in house expertise and produced a number of innovative solutions for the lift industry. Increasingly, the company was asked to provide lift installations, lift maintenance, servicing and repair services and by 2005 this has become the foremost service offering of the company.  Lift installations, maintenance, refurbishments and repairs are the now the main focus of the business but they also prioritise the manufacture of lift control systems, which puts them in a unique position. Unlike other lift companies, they can dramatically reduce the lead time for lift repairs and servicing for lifts as they manufacture many of the requisite control components in-house. Benefits of this are passed to their clients in two ways: 1. Reduced lead times, so the lift has less down time 2. Reduced costs From the directors to the staff, they are passionate about their unique products and services and have the commitment to work tirelessly to meet the demands of their growing and satisfied customer base. They are seeking experienced lift engineering professionals across the UK to help them continue their growth, manage new, long term service and repair contracts and assist with new installations on commercial properties across the UK. 

About the Role:

This is an entry level position offering full training and guidance with the potential to study for an NVQ in Lift Installation. You will be assisting a seasoned lift installation engineer (fitter) on a wide variety of new installation, modernisation and major repair projects in buildings and facilities around London. There may be occasional travel and overnight stays but (by and large) the work will be London focused. Assisting the installation engineer on mechanical and electrical installation functions, you will be flexible, willing to work hard and constantly learn new skills.

About the Candidate:

We need a passion for engineering and you will have previously been exposed to electrical or mechanical training. You should be familiar with construction works (any discipline) and fully understand the health and safety requirements of a construction site. You will be flexible, willing to learn and you will need to follow instructions carefully and diligently. You need to have great customer service skills - we work with some very prestigious clients and we pride ourselves on the skill and knowledge of our Engineers as well as their ability to build relationships with our customers.

Points of Appeal:

This is a great opportunity to enter the highly lucrative and challenging Lift Industry. If you are the right fit for the business, they will invest in you and you could find yourself studying for an NVQ in Lift Engineering which will lead to a successful career within this fast moving and highly profitable sector. The initial rate for a Lift Fitters Mate is £7.50-£9.00 per hour but this is really about the experience and the training. Long term, a good quality Lift Installation Engineer can achieve in excess of £35,000 per annum on a staff basis plus extensive overtime and bonus opportunities. Please apply now if you are interested and would like to be considered for this opportunity.


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Shreejana Shrestha on 0203 640 8979 or email