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Installation Assistant (Field-based) Ref: TGJOB030

Posted: 8th November 2023

Terry Lifts is seeking an enthusiastic, open-minded individual to join its installation team.  The installation assistant must be located in Burnley or Colne based (ideally no more than five miles from either location).  The role is field-based and requires a full driving licence with access to own vehicle.  Travel + regular overtime.  Essential skills required.  Training provided. Competitive salary.

The Role

The role involves assisting with the Preparatory works, Installation and Maintenance of our range of home and platform lifts throughout the country, primarily within a 2-hour radius of Colne.  Applicants need to reside in or in close proximity to either Colne or Burnley, Lancashire.

Own transport is required to travel to the lead engineers home address or on occasions, meet up with other engineers so a full driving licence is required.

This role also involves considerable travel and regular overtime, therefore applicants must be prepared to stay away home if required.

Current CSCS card is desirable but not essential.

We do not expect you to be from the Lift industry, as full product training will be given.

Most important is an open-mindedness, willingness to provide colleagues with the highest levels of support and a genuine desire to assist a successful team in achieving an ever- increasing demand for its products.

You will enjoy working within a challenging environment where ambition is rewarded and you will be recognised for your contribution which to date, in your current role, may have gone unnoticed.

In return, you can expect a competitive package including a company pension and annual pay increases. You will be put on a comprehensive in-house training programme to bring you fully up-to-speed with the small range of products manufactured and there are opportunities for career progression for hard working and enthusiastic members of the team.

On-going support will be provided to ensure you maintain your skills base and always deliver to the company’s high standards.

Applicants require the following:

Essential Skills Base

  • Ability to use power tools and basic hand tools in a safe manner
  • A basic understanding of mechanical and electrical principles
  • A methodical approach to problem solving
  • An understanding of Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Ability to deal with customers in a professional manner
  • Good communication skills

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career progression programme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • 22 days holiday per year plus statutory bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • 2 years’ death in service benefit from first day of employment
  • Length of service is rewarded with additional days annual leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing portal
  • Free eye test for DSE users
  • H&S training

Who we are:

Terry Group Ltd is a British engineering company with over 50 years’ experience in the design, manufacture and installation of lift solutions for private individuals, the public sector and industry in general. We pride ourselves on harnessing and developing talent, and the majority of our employees have enjoyed long and successful careers with us, in a variety of roles across the business.

How to apply for Installation Assistant:

For vacancy TGJOB0030 please complete an application form and an equality and diversity form.

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