Vertical Transportation Engineer
Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom

Job reference: 000953

Location: Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom

Closing date: 30/11/2021

Employment type: Permanent Full-time

Division: Buildings

Hours per week: 37.5

Contract Duration: Not specified

Become part of our society.

We are currently looking for a talented and motivated Vertical Transportation Engineer to join our team. 

What does the role involve?

Sweco’s team of vertical transportation engineers deliver specialist advice in the field of lift and escalator designs for high profile buildings of all types.  We are looking for a specialist vertical transportation engineer to join our team and develop a long term career with us in this high profile discipline.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in this specialist field on some of the most prestigious projects in the UK and around the world.  Current and recent projects include – ​​​​​​​

  • Bloomberg, London

One of the largest office developments currently on site in London, this is an exciting and unique project that sees us working with architects Foster + Partners to deliver an innovative lift system without precedent for a truly global client’s HQ.

  • One Nine Elms, London

A major, high rise, twin tower residential and hotel project located on the riverside at Vauxhall in the centre of London.  Working for a Chinese client alongside international architects Kohn Pederson Fox Associates, this is our client’s first development outside China and one of the highest profile projects in the country.

  • Elizabeth House, London

A landmark project for London, the Elizabeth House development will see the creation of more than 1,000,000 ft2 of new office accommodation on the South Bank at Waterloo.

To be successful in this role you’ll possess:

Minimum of HND/HNC/ONC in lift engineering or equivalent fields

Lift industry apprenticeship would be an advantage.

Have or be willing to work towards a recognised professional qualification and membership of appropriate professional bodies.

You will be computer literate, suitably skilled in the use of CAD software (ideally in AutoDesk AutoCAD, Revit); experience of DigiPara lift design software would be a distinct advantage. You will have familiarity with a broad range of vertical transportation equipment, technical specifications and current codes and standards.

A good knowledge of Elevate traffic analysis software will be advantageous.

The ability to communicate in a fluent and positive manner with Clients, design teams other team members and to produce reports in clear English.

You will be a strong, clear and confident communicator who is able to project a professional image to clients and colleagues at all times.  You will be able to work collaboratively with others to form strong positive working relationships and be able to demonstrate pride in work through accurate, timely delivery. ​​​​​​

What’s in it for you?

You’ll be working for a top ten civil engineering firm (recognised by New Civil Engineer, (NCE). Working at Sweco you’ll experience an inclusive, friendly and flexible working environment where colleagues are encouraged to grow and develop.  A meaningful job where you’ll help to transform society by being a trusted consultant to our clients. 

If you believe you have the skill set required, are keen to join a business with genuine opportunities for career progression, then we’d love to hear from you.

Let’s transform society together at

More about us …….

Approachable and committed people are the core of our business.  Serving our clients in challenging projects is part of our daily work. 

Sweco plans and designs the sustainable communities and cities of the future. Together with our clients and the collective knowledge of our 17,500 architects, engineers and other specialists, we co-create solutions to address urbanisation, capture the power of digitalisation, and make our societies more sustainable. Sweco is Europe’s leading engineering and architecture consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 21 billion (EUR 2 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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