Inspection Engineer – Lifting

Sherburn-in-Elmet, £24,000 - £33,000 Permanent
Reference: P8JOB5555 | Specialist area: Engineering | Sector: Maintenance

Pyramid8 are currently supporting and exciting and growing business who operate in the live performance sectors. They are recruiting for an Inspection Engineer with experience of lifting inspections, you will deliver day to day delivery of lifting and mechanical testing and inspections.

They are a small friendly company who are growing and looking for an enthusiastic individual who will work with an experienced team of individuals working in the live production sectors. Working with Theatres, Schools, Exhibition Centres to provide high quality lighting and sound solutions.

The role is based in Sherburn however you will be expected to travel and there will be some out of hours work and overnight stays.

This Role is subject to a DBS Check

Key responsibilities:

  • Carrying out scheduled inspections (LOLER and PUWER)
  • Assisting with EICR and PAT inspections
  • Completion of associated reports
  • Assisting with reactive maintenance and repairs
  • Assisting with installation projects

Person specification

In order to meet these responsibilities the post holder must have the following skills:

  • be able to prioritise tasks to meet strict deadlines
  • be able to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills
  • be self-motivated and able to manage their own workload to achieve agreed objectives
  • be able to work alone, and as part of a larger team
  • be able to think creatively to provide practical solutions for customers
  • have excellent customer service skills
  • exhibit a high level of attention to detail
  • be able to demonstrate a good understanding of lifting systems and
  • equipment used on stages
  • be practical and hands on

In order to meet these responsibilities the post holder must have the following personal attributes:

  • be willing to demonstrate the company’s values to achieve the
  • company’s objectives
  • be confident in dealing with a wide range of people
  • be presentable at all times
  • be prepared to be flexible as the job demands, with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • be friendly with a good sense of humour

In order to meet these responsibilities the post holder must be able to demonstrate

  • a current, full UK driving license
  • Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Accreditation (or
  • similar)
  • a good level of IT literacy
  • basic numeracy and literacy skills


It would also be advantageous, but not essential, for the post holder to have:

  • experience within the entertainment industry
  • a good understanding of electrical systems used on stages
  • the ability to fault find sound, lighting and video systems
  • a valid CSCS card
  • up to date IPAF, PASMA and counterbalance forklift licenses
  • PAT qualification
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