Repairs Technician - VIC

Schindler Lifts Australia

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


WHY join Schindler?

At Schindler we are all about our culture! We focus on supporting our employees to meet their full potential by careful selection and constant development to make them a leader in their area. You will have the opportunity to grow and develop both personally and professionally whilst working with a great bunch of people. We offer job stability to our employees as we focus on promoting from within and foresee a growth trajectory of our business in the coming years.

About the role?

We are seeking an experienced Lift & Escalator Technician to join our Repairs Team, based in Melbourne. Reporting to the Repairs Manager, you will be responsible for completing repairs on existing customer sites and ensuring that all lifts and escalators perform to customer expectations.

This role covers both our lift and escalator products, we are looking for an individual who has demonstrated experience in dealing with the maintenance and service of both lifts and escalators. The role will be ideally suited to a Lift Service Technician or a Lift Repairs Technician.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Highly competitive package - EBA
  • Permanent position
  • A supportive team.
  • A company that promotes from within

Key accountabilities include:

  • Carrying out repair work to restore lift/escalator to full service
  • Ensure that an appropriate person on site is kept informed of arrival, departure and status of the escalator
  • In accordance with established procedures shut down a lift or escalator which is regarded as unsafe and unable to be made to function properly
  • Propose material alterations where it is felt the performance of the escalator can be improved by doing so
  • Ensure your work sites are kept tidy and that all paperwork is up to date
  • Depending on work requirements there is some flexibility required to be available to work overtime or on weekends.

Requirements for the role:

  • Electrical Trade qualification / A current electrical license
  • Previous experience as a Lift Service Technician or a Lift Repairs Technician will be highly regarded
  • A current driver's license
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and customer service etiquette
  • Excellent organisation skills, with the ability to work under pressure
  • An uncompromising commitment to quality workmanship and safety policies and procedures

About us:

Schindler Lifts Australia is part of the Schindler Group, one of the top elevator companies in the world, spanning 100 countries with more than 64,000 employees worldwide. We are one of the largest suppliers of new elevators, escalators and moving walkways in Australia today, employing over 1,200 employees who design install, service and modernise urban transport systems for almost every building type. At Schindler, we differentiate ourselves with our modern technology and innovative people.

How to apply:

If you are seeking an opportunity to join a Global Industry Leader and believe that you possess the required skills and qualifications to succeed in this role, click on the "Apply" button and complete our short online application form.

We support diversity and inclusion in all our workplaces; women, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, people with a multicultural background or a disability are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note we do not accept applications from recruitment agents for any position, this includes those that are submitted directly to the company or where the recruiter has contacted a manager.

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