Lift Repair Engineer

Competitive Basic Salary + Vehicle + Travel Allowance


About Us:

VM Elevators Ltd is a premium and independent Lift & Escalator Services provider. Established in London in 2008, our business now operates at a UK Nationwide level. Through transparency and integrity we are committed to the delivery of excellence in everything we do.

We cater to all Lift & Escalator requirements and have been a prominent player in the industry. Working across all makes and models of vertical transportation, we specialise in Routine Maintenance, Callouts, Emergency Breakdowns, Repairs, Modernisation, Design & New Installation. We work across all makes and models of Lift equipment.

We provide our clients with a full ‘turnkey’ solution to all their Lift & Escalator needs, priding ourselves on the quality of service we deliver. Our exceptional safety record is a testament to our unwavering commitment to adhere to all compliant regulations.

We are recognised for our highly experienced and professionally driven lift engineers, we have built a reputation for problem-solving prowess. Our positive, can-do approach to customer requests sets us apart in the industry and we are dedicated to cultivating long-term customer relationships.

At VM Elevators Ltd, our culture emphasises dedication, professionalism, and a drive to succeed, qualities embodied by our team members who are the driving force behind our success.

What Are We Looking For?

VM Elevators Ltd is currently seeking an experienced Lift Repair Engineer (NVQ3 or equivalent) to manage a portfolio of units across London and the surrounding area.

As a qualified Repair Lift engineer, you will be expected to:

  • Executing repairs within VM Elevators’ assets, ensuring strict compliance with relevant codes and legal obligations.
  • Working in a safe manner, following EH&S guidelines, including method statements and the employee safety handbook.
  • Upholding safety standards and prioritising a safe working environment.
  • Accurately identifying faults and completing essential repairs.
  • Ensuring efficiency by utilising optimal tools and methods, aligning repair hours with Company-identified targets.
  • Taking charge of planning and completing assigned repair jobs, demonstrate proficiency in fault diagnosis and the establishment of maintenance procedures.
  • Adhering to all Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Demonstrating full compliance with Environmental Health and Safety procedures.
  • Completing routine safety modules.
  • Adhering to Quality, Environmental Health, and Safety directives, encompassing PPE, Accident Reporting, Cardinal Rules, RAMS, and ACE.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of all equipment.
  • Conduct quality inspections on repair jobs.
  • Repair or replace defective components.
  • Install new machinery or equipment.
  • Keep detailed records of faults and repairs.
  • Maintain machinery in optimal condition.
  • Plan and execute scheduled tasks in co-ordination with the Service Manager.
  • Supervise engineers on site (where applicable).
  • A strong understanding of roping procedures is ideal.
  • Proactively managing and controlling repair tasks, this includes taking responsibility for sourcing parts and retrieving PO numbers from the VM Elevators Service team.Top of Form

To Be Successful in This Role, You Will:

  • Be qualified to at least NVQ Level 3, J-Module, or an equivalent certification.
  • Have industry experience or a strong willingness to learn and progress through the NVQ3 qualification.
  • Be EOR/202 Basic Lift Safety certified
  • Be DBS verified / willing to undergo routine DBS checks.
  • Other Health & Safety Awareness accreditation are a plus i.e. Asbestos Awareness, Environmental Awareness, Manual Handling, Lifting & Slinging, Abrasive Wheels.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of various makes and types of equipment, including goods and platform lifts, scissor lifts, and hydraulics.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of various equipment models, showcasing the ability to apply lift engineering principles for continuous lift operation.
  • Demonstrate the application of lift engineering principles to maintenance and fault diagnosis.
  • Be available to work occasional weekends if required.
  • Be DBS verified / willing to undergo routine DBS checks.


We welcome applications from talented Lift Repair Engineers, with a valid Driving Licence living within a commutable distance of the territory.

As a commitment to our sustainability initiatives, we have transitioned all our worksheets into a digital format, enabling us to provide our clients with real-time updates. We are seeking an ideal candidate who is tech-savvy and embodies the values of VM Elevators. The candidate should feel at ease with technology, accurately log timings using our application, and efficiently complete and close worksheets with correct information in real-time


What Can We Offer You?

Competitive Basic Salary plus allowances and overtime.

Employer Pension Plan

25 days annual leave and Bank Holidays

Company Vehicle

Work equipment, tools (where required), PPE, uniform, work phone/ tablet.

Genuine commitment to your career progression and development.

A culture that encourages innovative ideas and recognises that our talent is the key to our success.

VM Elevators Ltd is deeply committed to the ongoing development of all our employees, supporting career progression and fostering a culture that encourages innovative ideas. Our dedication to diversity and inclusion ensures that the perspectives, ideas, and experiences of all individuals contribute to a culture of learning and attract top-tier talent. We encourage applications from all sections of the community, and candidates will be assessed and selected based on objective criteria.

We hold full membership to the Lift & Escalator Industry Association (LEIA) and are British Safety Council certified and hold all relevant ISO and Health & Safety accreditation to operate within the UK Nationwide.

Join VM Elevators as a Repairs Lift Engineer and contribute to our commitment to excellence in lift services. Your dedication and expertise will play a vital role in ensuring the safety and efficiency of our vertical transportation systems.

Job Category: Field Based Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London and South East

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