KONE have an excellent opportunity for a Lift Tester to join our team in Keighley, covering Leeds, Leicester, Nottingham and Eastern area up to Newcastle.

At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the lift and escalator industry, KONE provides lifts, escalators and automatic doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernisation to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people’s journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings.

We are looking for:

– A Lift Tester specialising in testing Lift Installations and/or modernisations

– Someone keen to progress with KONE as we provide excellent training and regular progression meetings. We are keen to hear from people that are going to take advantage of this.

Key accountabilities:

  • Liaise with relevant site personnel to ascertain state of lift.
  • Post notices on lift and communicate with the others who may be affected.
  • Ensure that the lift is electrically safe.
  • Commission the lift in accordance with the agreed specification parameters.
  • Test the lifts in accordance with the relevant test document and KONE standard interpretation of EN81, Lift Directive and/or Design (Essential Health & Safety Requirements compliance).
  • Take measurements and complete the necessary documentation.
  • Record any abnormalities for corrective action or inclusion in H&RA for the lift/site.
  • Carry out final inspection and sign the final inspection document.
  • The Tester reports the condition of the lift to the Installation Supervisor who is responsible for all the site activities. The Tester will give snagging items list to the Fitter and a copy to the Installation Supervisor.
  • Take part in meetings and work groups related to quality and technical issues.
  • Responsible for the lift well security (safe for other trades and public etc) and safety of all persons involved in the installation activities during commissioning and testing of the lift.
  • Qualifications and previous experience:

    – NVQ 4 or equivalent Lift Engineering qualification

    – Previous experience as a Lift Installation Engineer preferable

    – Previous experience as a lift Tester essential

    – Good written and spoken English


    25 Days Holiday, Company Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, PDI, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Company Car.