Maintenance Technical Officer (Lifts/Lifting Equipment)

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UK Parliament

Job title: Maintenance Technical Officer (Lifts/Lifting Equipment)

Job description: 1

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House of Commons

The House of Commons a unique and exciting place to work right at the heart of the UK’s thriving democratic system.

Behind the scenes, the House of Commons Service is made up of more than 3,000 employees who support and facilitate the smooth day to day running of the House. They provide professional services to Members of Parliament, their staff, and the wider parliamentary community.

Staff Benefits

In addition to your salary, we offer including:

  • 30 days’ annual leave (increasing to 35 days after first full leave year).

with an average employer contribution of 27%. * Access to training and development.

  • Flexible working.
  • Interest free season ticket loan and bicycle loan.


Parliamentary Maintenance Services Team (PMST), consists of approximately 115 in-house staff and many contractors who maintain the Parliamentary estates (Commons & Lords) buildings, engineering systems and furnishings to ensure a fully functioning, safe working environment, equipped for the demands of the 21st century. And, what an estate it is. Consisting of buildings that range from the historic Palace of Westminster to the modern Portcullis House, it’s located within a UNESCO World Heritage site and spans four conservation areas.

PMST have direct interface with the other departments supporting the functions of both Houses, i.e. Security; Digital; Safety; Catering; Service Delivery and Strategic Estates (who provide project management to multi-million pound refurbishment and build projects).

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Parliamentary Maintenance Services Team as a Maintenance Technical Officer with a bias in Lifts and Lifting Equipment.

The Central Maintenance Office (CMO) are responsible for managing all pre-planned maintenance (PPM) activities and associated repairs across the estate to ensure legal compliance and operational readiness of our buildings and equipment ranging from steam boilers to state-of-the-art fire alarm and security systems etc.

As a Maintenance Technical Officer, will primarily manage areas of compliance related to lifts and escalators and other lifting / fall arrest system testing programmes and other planned maintenance including arranging any annual statutory surveyor inspections and arranging any subsequent repairs.

Some of the responsibilities for this role include:

  • Work Management – Manage allocated PPM & associated reactive repair requests: using the CAFM system to ensure PMST strives to achieve the required Service Level.
  • Health and Safety – Undertake the supervision, monitoring, and control of contractor’s activities to ensure a safe place to work.
  • Communications – Liaise with a range of stakeholders, to ensure that work activities are carried out without undue disruption to the Business of the House.
  • Budgets and Procurement – Ensure all works are carried out in compliance with House Financial & procurement regulations.

Skills and Experience

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Thorough knowledge of the Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)
  • Level 3 qualification in lift maintenance / lift servicing
  • Recent relevant experience of managing lift servicing works for multiple lift assets

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:

  • Experience of successfully managing a wide variety of planned maintenance activities and monitoring service delivery/outcomes.
  • Understanding and experience of statutory compliance, safety hazards, and site/work-based inspections within a building services function and/or construction environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong sense of initiative. The post holder must be able to operate and succeed within a complex environment where prioritisation will be essential.
  • Upon completion of the probationary period the postholder will be expected to competently use and interrogate the CAFM and BMS Systems.
  • Ability to work successfully within a team, whilst upholding the values of equality, diversity, and Inclusion.

Next Steps and Additional Information

  • CV & Supporting Statement – If you would like to apply for this role, please submit your CV and supporting statement with a 500-word limit.

More information on the role and the full criteria can be found in the Job Description.

Please note that most job offers will be made at the minimum of the salary range, other than in exceptional circumstances.

Expected salary: £36492 – 45877 per year

Location: United Kingdom

Job date: Fri, 08 Dec 2023 05:59:00 GMT

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