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Expires soon Allianz

Engineer Surveyor - Lift and Crane

  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

Who we are

Allianz is a global insurance company serving across 70 different countries, but from the very first day you join our team you’ll know that your contributions are valued. We offer world class learning and career development opportunities, while we celebrate an inclusive culture.


Role Description


Progress your engineering career in one of the key roles within Allianz Engineering, Construction, & Power. Our Engineer Surveyors are at the forefront of our business, visiting client sites to carry out inspections and assess a wide range of plant, equipment, and installations.


As a newly recruited Engineer Surveyor at Allianz Engineering, Construction & Power, you would automatically be enrolled onto our unrivalled induction training programme.


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced engineer with a good knowledge of the Lift and Crane discipline to join Allianz Engineering, a division of one of the largest insurers and financial services companies in the world.


We have opportunities across the following locations:  



·  Birmingham
·  Castle Donington
·  Central London 
·  Chelmsford
·  Chester
·  Durham 
·  East London
·  Manchester
·  Mid Wales
·  Northampton
·  Northern Ireland
·  North London
·  Reading
·  Republic of Ireland
·  West London/Slough
·  Scotland - Central and West
·  Scotland - Fife
·  Sheffield
·  South East London
·  Stockport/Macclesfield


As an Engineer Surveyor you will assess a wide range of installations, you will anticipate our client's needs and help them in ensuring that they comply with the relevant legislation. You will work closely with your Engineer Surveyor Team managed by one of our Senior Operations Team Leaders. You will prepare reports of examination following your inspections using electronic reporting to ensure fast and efficient delivery to our clients. 


This role forms an integral part of our business, as you carry out hands-on inspections of various items of plant and equipment such as lifts, material handling equipment, cranes, and construction plant. The Engineer Surveyor role can be physically demanding and may require working at height, working in confined spaces, lifting, and climbing in both hot and cold conditions. It involves exposure to noise and dust, so you need to be happy being in a hands-on environment.


About You


The role requires the successful applicant to be:


·  Up to date on your knowledge and understanding of all relevant compliance and regulatory rules and procedures that relate to the Lift and Crane discipline.
·  Making well informed decisions, and willing to take responsibility.
·  Being effective at short, medium and long-term planning, in order to diarise meetings, visits and work allocation.
·  Being able to travel effectively within your local allocated work area.
·  Processing documentation, as well as undertaking general administration in a timely manner.
·  Willingness to support and deputise for fellow Engineer Surveyors (of own discipline) as and when required.

Skills & Experience:

·  You will need to be passionate about engineering, self-driven with the ability to interact with a variety of clients daily 
·  A background in working with lifts, cranes, materials handling equipment, with hands on experience of working in a role such as manufacturing / repair / maintenance.
·  Strong customer interaction skills are essential, including good oral and written communication skills.
·  Incorporated Engineer (desirable)
·  A holder of a full valid UK driving licence
·  Time management skills are essential as you will be required to self-sufficiently organise your week's work in an effective manner 
·  As tablets and smartphones are crucial tools for an Engineer Surveyor, you will need to be comfortable using these as part of your working day 


Qualification requirements:


·  Successful candidates are required to hold minimum qualification in Mechanical Engineering at level 3 or above.


What We Will Offer You


Recognised and rewarded for a job well done, we have a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from- so you can pick a package that’s perfect for you. We also offer flexible working options, global career opportunities across the wider Allianz Group, and fantastic career development and training. That’s on top of enjoying all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s number one insurance brand, including:


·  Starting at £41,436 to £52,075 depending on experience and location (including Engineer Surveyor Allowance)
·  Incremental salary increases for the first 2 years whilst developing in the role
·  Company car -  A range of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles and all tools/equipment provided 
·  Electric vehicle (EV) salary sacrifice scheme
·  Generous pension contributions up to 15%  
·  Competitive annual bonus scheme 
·  Overtime earnings – uncapped 
·  Travel time in included within working week
·  Life cover x 4 basic salary 
·  Flexible buy/sell holiday options – up to 5 days per holiday year 
·  Development days and unlimited Learning & Development opportunities 
·  A discount of up to 50% on a range of insurance products for you and your family including car, home, pet, and equine 
·  Retail discounts including BMW, Vodafone, Uber Eats, attractions, travel, shops and more 
·  Health & lifestyle benefits for you and your family including Dental, Bupa and Cycle to Work 
·  Employee Support Programme 
·  You will be based from home (IT kit and office tools provided) regular travel to clients' sites.


At point of application please ensure you select the visibility of you profile to ‘ All recruiters worldwide /Allianz recruiters in my country’.


Want to find out more about Allianz Engineer Surveyor role? Check out our dedicated Engineer Surveyor candidate page: Allianz Careers


At Allianz we're proud to be a partner to the Women's Engineering Society (WES) and a recognised employer for the Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) . Supporting people from the armed forces community as they transition into the civilian workforce.


We do not accept speculative CVs; please ensure you live within a one-hour commute to your selected location listed. You will need to confirm your place of residence and commute time when submitting your application. Please note that the list of locations is updated when we have a new opening. If we don’t have your place of residence listed, don’t miss out. Why not create your individual account in our recruitment system to make full use of all functionalities: save jobs you are interested in, manage your applications, set up job alerts, and get recommended jobs based on your preferences, you will find this tool on our careers page.


Our Ways of Working


Do you need some flexibility with the hours you work? Let us know as part of your application and if it’s right for our customers, our business and for you, then we’ll do everything we can to make it happen. 


Here at Allianz, we are signatories of the ABIs flexible working charter. We believe in supporting hybrid work patterns, which balance the needs of our customers, with your personal circumstances and our business requirements. Our aim with this is to help innovation, creativity, and you to thrive - Your work life balance is important to us.


Our Purpose and Values


We secure your future


Be Brave | With Heart | Everyone Counts | Inspiring Trust


Our purpose and values are more than just words on a website - they are the why and how of Allianz. They influence everything we do and guide us how to do it. Created by our people, for our people, they shape our culture, bring us together, and inspire us to be the best. Building an inclusive culture for us all to succeed.


Diversity & Inclusion


At Allianz, we value diversity and inclusion and back this up with our accreditations. Allianz is EDGE certified for gender inclusion, members of the Women in Finance Charter, members of the Stonewall Diversity Champion programme, signatories of Business in the Community’s Race at Work Charter, and an Armed Forces Covenant gold standard employer.


We have a range of employee networks focusing on gender inclusion, cultural diversity, LGBTQIA+, disability and long term health conditions (including neurodiversity), intergenerational and life stages, parents and carers, mental wellbeing, menopause support and armed forces and veterans, all supporting you to bring your best and authentic self to work.


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