Lift Truck & Powered Access

Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineers can be found in many sectors, wherever businesses need to lift and move products, equipment and people safely. This is vital to a huge range of industries including: engineering, manufacturing and construction, food manufacturing and the storage & logistics industries.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to service, repair and maintain lift trucks and powered access vehicles. This can include manual, electric, diesel, LPG, and hybrid powered machines both tracked and wheeled, vertical mast type machines both static and self-propelled along with equipment mounted on vehicles, such as; fork lift, scissor lift, vertical mast, articulated and telescopic boom, elevated work platform machines both static and self-propelled along with equipment mounted on vehicles. There are also Lift Truck and Powered Access machines specially designed to meet specific applications.

This can take place in a range of locations such as at a workshop, repair centre, warehouse, foundry, cold-store, manufacturing plant, engineering, construction site, storage & logistics site or any field service environment including customer’s premises, so some Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineers work from their own mobile units. Many companies require staff to work shifts, which can mean that their weekly hours involve working nights, weekends, and bank holidays.

In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with supervisors, warehouse staff, colleagues and customers.

An employee in this occupation will be responsible for inspecting and maintaining vehicles/equipment as well as diagnosing and repairing faults. They are in direct contact with customers and are required to understand and meet customer requirements, providing a high standard of customer care.

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