Trainee Construction Hoist Installer/Engineer

Plantire Limited
£23,700 - £28,000 per year
Jun 29, 2022
Jul 14, 2022
Organization Type
Trainee Construction Hoist Installer/Engineer

Plantire has an exciting position available for a full-time Trainee Construction Hoist Installer/Engineer to carry out works on customer sites across London and the South East, and at our HQ, located in Ashford, Surrey, near Heathrow Airport.

On-the-job experience will be gained through working in the workshop and out on customer sites (along with some home study). Working on-site and learning from a qualified installer, will ensure you pass the assessment to gain a Level 2 NQA Diploma in Plant Installations (Hoist).

Operating from our HQ, working hours are 7am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

The successful candidate will earn approximately £23,700 - £28,000 per annum, dependent upon previous work experience and level of transferable skill., rising in stages.

Once qualified and competent to lead a team, installation engineers can expect to earn £35,000+

Additional company-sponsored training is available for those wishing to obtain further business-relevant qualifications, e.g., Cat C1 or C driving license, Level 3 NQA Diploma in Plant Installations (Hoist) and electrical qualifications.

Plantire is different from others in the field, we boast a family-like atmosphere, care for our staff, and pay close attention to customer service.

We always aim to have all staff back to HQ before 5pm for the close of business daily, and very rarely do any weekend work.

This role is ideal for someone seeking a hands-on role, who enjoys working independently, with good problem solving skills

Are you the right person for the job?
  • No specific qualifications required.
  • Understanding of electro-mechanical systems (motors, switches, locks, etc) would be highly beneficial.
  • Reliability and good time-keeping is vital.
  • Applicants MUST be happy working at height.

What will your role as a Trainee Construction Hoist Installer/Engineer look like?
  • You will assist and learn from qualified hoist installer/engineers in the preparation, erecting, dismantling, servicing and maintenance of Goods Hoists, Transport Platforms, Gantry hoists and their associated gate systems and accessories.


Established over 70 years Plantire Ltd is one of the leading suppliers of transport platforms & hoists in the construction industry.

We have a large range of equipment, specialising in construction hoists. From gantry hoists to large transport platforms, we can supply the correct equipment for your project.

Why should you apply?
  • The chance to learn on the job.
  • To gain the qualifications needed to start your career.
  • To showcase your current knowledge and skill set in the field.
  • To be a proactive member of the company.

All previous applicants are invited to reapply.

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