6 months ago
Further Job Details
Here at Allianz UK, everyone brings their own expertise and enthusiasm to work, to enable customers to make the right insurance decisions to meet their needs. We’re passionate about helping our customers and employees move on and up in life and business.
We nurture and invest in talent to ensure that great people build great careers with us. There’s a variety of different career opportunities which enable people to fulfil their potential and we provide an award-winning range of training, recognised in 2015 by Investors in People (IIP) with a Gold level accreditation. Other prestigious industry awards we have won include General Insurer of the Decade at the British Insurance Awards 2014.
*Flexible working can be considered for this role*
This is an exciting home-based opportunity for an experienced engineer with a good knowledge of the Lift and Crane discipline to join Allianz Engineering, a division of one of the largest insurers and financial services companies in the world.
As an Engineer Surveyor you will assess a wide range of installations, anticipate problems and help our clients to ensure that they comply with relevant legislation. You will work closely with your Engineer Surveyor Team managed by one of our Area Managers. You will prepare reports of examination following your inspections using electronic reporting to ensure fast and efficient delivery to our clients.
This role forms an integral part of our business, as you carry out hands-on inspections of various items of plant and equipment such as lifts, escalators, cranes and construction plant. This role with also involve an element of Pressure Mechanical work on Minor Pressure Systems (MPS). You will assess a wide range of installations, anticipate problems and help our clients to ensure that they comply with relevant legislation.
The role requires the successful applicant to be:
Being up to date on your knowledge and understanding of all relevant compliance and regulatory rules and procedures that relate to the Lift and Crane discipline.
Making well informed decisions, and willing to take responsibility.
Being effective at short, medium and long-term planning, in order to diarise meetings, visits and work allocation.
Being able to travel effectively within your local allocated work area.
Processing documentation, as well as undertaking general administration in a timely manner.
Willingness to support and deputise for fellow Engineer Surveyors (of own discipline) as and when required. Part of the role may also involve an element of Pressure Mechanical work on Minor Pressure Systems (MPS). Previous experience would be advantageous
What we will offer you in return:
Competitive salary, which is reviewed annually
Annual Bonus related to individual and company performance
A generous pension plan
Competitive holiday allowance that increases with length of service, with the option of buying and selling up to 5 days holiday per year
Share purchase plan
Flexible benefits plan, giving the option to tailor benefits (such as dental insurance and private medical care) to suit individual needs
Excellent training and development opportunities including our own Engineer Development Programme.
Insurance discounts (Up to 50% off car insurance and 25% off home insurance)
Skills & Experience
• A background in working with lifts and/or crane equipment, with hands on experience of working in a role such as manufacturing / repair / maintenance.
• Strong customer interaction skills are essential, including good oral and written communication skills.
• Incorporated Engineer (Preferred) and have a recognised apprenticeship or have received equivalent training.
• A holder of a full valid UK driving licence
• Being able and willing to work out of allocated work area and away from home.
• Good computer literacy skills.
• Successful candidates are required to hold (or currently be working towards) certain minimum qualifications, such as HND / HNC / ONC / Full Technological Certificate / 17th Edition / Board of Trade Chief Engineer 1st Class Certificate of Competence or comparable, in the Lift & Crane discipline.
At Allianz, we welcome applications from everyone, regardless of your background or needs. If you need assistance with making your application please contact us.
For external applicants only –
Please be aware that we will require satisfactory pre-employment evidence to include DBS, Financial Probity and Fraud checks, before you can commence employment with us.