Principal Vertical Transportation Engineer

£Competitive salary and excellent benefits
# of Openings
Closing Date
Vertical Transportation Engineering
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Hours Per Week

The Team

Cundall's Vertical Transportation team offers a full range of consultancy services, and has extensive knowledge and experience in the design, modernisation, installation and maintenance of all types of lifts, escalators and moving walkways. The team provide consultancy services to clients both independently and as part of a co-ordinated multi-disciplinary offering on larger projects. Our service covers a wide range of sectors, within which we provide surveys, specifications, project management, witness testing through to whole life cycle planning and costing facilities management.

The Role

Further to continuing success and growth, the team is now ready to add a Principal VT Engineer who can bring a wealth of experience, drive and strategic leadership to our existing team of VT specialists. The Principal Engineer will take responsibility for the vertical transportation input into a wide range of built environment engineering projects, and will provide management and supervision to projects and team members. As a lead source of expertise, you will be required to attend and input at design meetings and provide clear advice to clients, architects and engineers (internal and external) on design issues relating to new systems, refurbishment and maintenance works.


The technical duties will include the design & specification of new lift and escalator systems, Lift Traffic Analysis, tender specification and evaluation, the management of drawing production and on-site observation and progress reporting.

The Skills

Having been educated to degree level in Mechanical, Electrical or Building Services Engineering, and having gained relevant experience in a multi-disciplinary consultancy or lift manufacturer, your career to date has seen you develop your expertise in the design, commissioning and trouble-shooting of lifts and escalators. You have also gained financial planning, people management and business development skills, and have proven experience of providing your expert insight to internal team members and third parties, including clients, contractors and architects.


Overall, this role requires a high level of relevant expertise, consummate communication skills, and a passion for excellence in VT Engineering.


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Cundall values equality and diversity, and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


Please note that this advert could close earlier than advertised, so applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience to ensure consideration.



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