Competitive Salary
14 Jun 2021

About The Role

As Electrical Maintenance Engineer at Sunbelt Rentals UK you’ll help us to deliver exceptional customer experiences and live up to our values, setting an unrivalled standard for the industry. It’s our vision to own the future of rentals and our mission to deliver a world-class experience. Come and join the team!

In your position as Electrical Maintenance Engineer, you will play a key role in maintaining all of our Hoist equipment; testing, repairing and maintain all electrical parts and making sure they are in a good safe working order.

Your duties will include:

  • Maintenance of all equipment in our range
  • Repairing and refurbishment of the hoists and their parts
  • Troubleshooting equipment malfunctions
  • Panel building
  • Electrical programming
  • Carrying out full electrical refurbishment on all hoists
  • Completing and maintaining all appropriate documentation

If you join us we’ll provide you with a comprehensive company induction and training programme and we’ll work with you to identify your personal development needs and career progression plan.

About You

What you will need to bring to the role from day one:

Ideally, you will have previous experience of working with hoists or other lifting equipment and understand the challenges that come with working at height. We are also happy to hear from those who have a strong electrical engineering background with a proven background in Plant Maintenance.  

Essential skills or experience;

  • The ability to read and understand electrical drawings
  • Industrial electrical experience
  • Electrical testing, repairs and fault finding experience
  • Flexible and self-motivated, you’ll be keen to embrace new training opportunities
  • Must hold a current a valid UK driving licence
  • Able to work as part of a Team, supporting colleagues
  • The ability to work efficiently within tight deadlines
  • The role will involve working at height – full training and RPE provided
  • Excellent literacy and communication skills

Desirable skills or experience;

  • Multi skilled engineering experience
  • Heavy Plant Maintenance experience
  • PAT testing experience


About Us

As part of FTSE 100 Ashtead Group plc, Sunbelt Rentals is the leader in equipment rentals in the UK, US and Canada - as well as specialist operations in Europe. Together, our teams of experts provide rental equipment and managed solutions into every market and sector, including construction, industrial, energy, infrastructure, government and events.

In this role you’ll be joining our Hoists specialist team. We offer passengers and goods hoists that meet the needs of large or small construction and industrial projects and applications. As a specialist provider of hoist hire equipment, we own the largest rental fleet of Alimak and Stros construction hoists in the UK. Our extensive range includes passenger and goods hoists, goods only hoists, transport platforms, bespoke models and beam hoists.

Our people are at the very heart of our values and they’re our greatest asset. Join us and we’ll give you everything you need to succeed - award winning training, professional development and support and opportunities to progress your Sunbelt Rentals career.

The package includes a competitive salary and flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance and a great Company pension scheme.

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