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Lifting Equipment Engineer

Newport, Gwent
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

Lifting Equipment Engineer/Surveyor

Randstad Engineering are currently recruiting for a Lifting Equipment Engineer/Surveyor to come and work for TATA Steel in Llanwern. This is a full-time position paying £37,000 per annum on an initial 12 month contract.

The Role

This role is a key Asset Integrity role. The Lifting Equipment Engineer is responsiblefor carrying out the thorough examinations of lifting equipment as obligated in theLifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998. The role enables anylifting operation or crane movement to take place on site in a legal manner.


Carrying out the thorough examination of lifting equipment and accessories as defined inLOLER 1998 for new equipment, equipment where safety is dependent on installation, incircumstances liable to jeopardise the safety of equipment, in line with a written scheme ofexamination and/or on a 6/12 month frequency. To identify defects in lifting equipment, with emphasis where they are or could become adanger to persons. Where they are a danger, the asset must immediately cease operationand stop production. To notify the HSE when defects are found with imminent risk to personal safety - as requiredby the regulations. To check documentation and standards compliance of new lifting equipment to ensurecompliance with European Machinery Directive. To verify lifting equipment through load testing to support thorough examination. To support work's area investigations to identify the root cause of lifting equipment incidentsand failures. Advise when lifting equipment incidents require reporting under RIDDOR.

The ideal candidate will -

Education -

Professional academic qualification (HNC/HND/Bachelor Degree) or extensive practical


Vocational -

LEEA Entrance Certificate,LEEA Diplomas;Static team - Lifting Equipment General, Overhead Travelling Cranes, Lifting MachinesPower, Runways and Light Crane Structures,Portables team - Lifting Equipment General, Lifting Machines Manual, Runways andLight Crane Structures,IOSH Managing Safety

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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