Lifting Inspection Engineer


Job summary

Gap Group
Building & Construction, Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical, Reliability, Testing
Civil/Structural, Construction/Building Services, Handling & Storage, Industrial, Machine Tools, Manufacturing
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

The Role: 

GAP Lifting Hire & Sales offers one of the largest ranges of lifting equipment and accessories in the industry. GAP Lifting’s TIC team are responsible for managing and scheduling the Test, Inspection and Certification (TIC) of lifting and working at height equipment – whether it’s harnesses in the Highlands or cranes in Cornwall, we cover it. Furthermore we can repair, service, install and supply any equipment to meet your requirements.

The Lifting Equipment Engineer role is primarily site based and will involve the inspection, function testing, minor repair and maintenance of lifting equipment such as Genie Superlifts, Plasterboard Lifters, Conveyors, Tile Hoists and Pallet Trucks.

This role will also include proof load testing of equipment such as runway beams, davit sockets, swing jibs and lift shaft eyes and basic installations whilst producing reports / certification for equipment including detailed reporting on failed items. 

Successful applicants should demonstrate the following:

  • Experience working as a Lifting Engineer/ Depot Fitter is essential
  • Competent in the inspection of lifting equipment in accordance with LOLER / PUWER.
  • LEEA Qualifications are highly desirable, this includes advanced programmes such as Runways & Crane Structures and/or Overhead Travelling Cranes
  • Ability to work on own initiative and assist other team members when required
  • A customer-focussed approach to workload and strong attention to detail
  • Valid driving licence is essential


GAP Hire Solutions now has 11 divisions offering the hire of equipment throughout the UK. We’re looking to recruit the best talent the industry has to offer to help us grow even further. As a GAP employee, you’ll enjoy loads of benefits such as a staff social fund and loyalty holidays. Our in-house Learning & Development Team are dedicated to giving you the skills you need to be your best and as a company we are always keen to promote internally. 

Benefits include:


  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • The option to buy up to 5 days additional leave
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Welfare Fund (Company-funded social events)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health & Wellness (Well-being Hub, Employee Assistance Helpline, Annual Flu Jab


So what next?

If you fit the profile and are up for the challenge, we would love to hear from you!

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