Lifting Equipment Technical Support Engineer


The main purpose of the role:

Provide technical support to the Lifting Technical Authority, ensuring compliance with company procedures and legislative requirements. Assist in training, competence assessment, and incident investigations.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide internal technical support and advice on lifting, inspection, and testing processes.
  • Approve specialist lifting processes and products in compliance with quality management procedures.
  • Offer technical guidance to clients as per contract requirements.
  • Assist in training and assessing staff competence.
  • Review inspection reports and investigate incidents involving lifting equipment failures.
  • Develop examination schemes, lifting manuals, and procedures for clients and internal use.
  • Create lifting guidelines and provide expertise to stakeholders in the lifting industry.
  • Undertake assigned tasks and projects aligned with job requirements.
  • Promote safety and uphold company values in daily activities.

Person Specification:


  • Understanding of lifting equipment operations and inspection requirements.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Ability to interpret standards and apply them effectively.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Qualifications and certification:

  • Engineering qualification, preferably to HND level or higher.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering (desirable).
  • LEEA Qualifications (desirable).


  • Extensive industry experience related to lifting equipment.
  • Familiarity with lifting equipment and its operating environment.

Personal qualities:

  • Self-motivated with professional conduct and client relations.
  • Capable of training and developing staff in technical and lifting skills.

Note: The job holder may be required to perform additional duties as assigned, provided they are trained and supervised accordingly.