Engineer’s Mate/Banksman

04th December 2019

Job Title: Engineer’s Mate/Banksman

Company: Street CraneXpress

Reports to: UK Service Manager

Department: Service Manager

Location: Tyler Street, Sheffield S9 1GL


  • The Service Department deals with preventative maintenance contracts (PPM), breakdowns on a 24-hour basis, service follow up work (SFU), spare parts and all after sales activities associated within Street CraneXpress.
  • The company consists of over 50 of employees, around 15 of which deal with incoming customer queries via the telephone between 8.45–17:00 Monday–Friday.
  • Role specific training would be provided where necessary.

Job summary

We are currently looking for a reliable, enthusiastic person to join our team to provide support to our engineers servicing lifting equipment, mainly as a nominated ground rescue person with additional Health and Safety, First Aid and labouring requirements.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage in product inspection and quality improvement activities.
  • To provide support to the service engineers in the form of a nominated ground rescue person, marshal and H&S spotter.
  • General labouring duties to support the site and engineers.
  • Assistance with Safe Systems of Work, Risk Assessments, Method Statements and paperwork if necessary.
  • Cleaning machinery, equipment and other infrastructure in order to provide the conditions for safe and efficient operation of plant.
  • Provide general support to the engineers.
  • Undertake maintenance duties in accordance with procedures, manuals and checklists.
  • Ensuring tools are in good working condition.
  • Cleaning and maintaining a safe workshop environment and surrounding areas.
  • Providing pick-up and delivery duties as requested.
  • Basic caretaking duties.
  • Providing offloading and loading labour as requested.
  • Compliance with all H&S, company policies and procedures.
  • Compliance with all company quality policies and procedures.
  • Compliance with all company environmental policies and procedures.

Key Skills/Experience


  • Experience of labouring duties in an industrial, engineering or building environment.
  • General H&S awareness.
  • Able to take full responsibility for all work assigned and to comply fully with Safety and compliance requirements.
  • Willing and able to be 'called in' outside of normal working hours, if necessary.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Forklift truck licence would be advantageous.
  • IPAF licence would be advantageous.
  • Willing to undergo security clearance if required.


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Westfield Health cash plan

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to