Vision Elevators
Van Wyk Rd, Brentwood Park AH, Benoni, South Africa
2d ago

Company Description

Vision Elevators is a local elevator company with offices based in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Job Description

Plan, program and manage your in-house team and / or subcontractor to ensure that they are installing : A. Safely, B. Good Quality, C. On Time.

Assist / advise and train where necessary to ensure the work is being conducted according to ABC.

Communicate with clients on-site personnel to ensure that your teams are able to conduct their work.

Rectify any problems on-site regarding equipment / installation.

Attend to any H&S incident and report the necessary info to HAS and CD.

Troubleshoot technical problems of the elevator. (This needs to be done in the quickest time possible to reduce lost time on site).

Conduct first start-up on elevators.

Attend compulsory site meetings with client’s agents and load progress and deal with issues on site.

Leave the elevator in a new car state for handover.

Adjust the lifting equipment in the agreed time period.

Complete timesheet accurately and on time.

Liaise with installers to ensure that the daily planning for job works is being conducted to ensure no time loss on site.

Monitor H&S file and ensure that work on-site is conducted safely.

Recommend improvements to the equipment that would speed up the installation process.

Complete construction checklist correctly and notify and inform the installer of any incorrectly installed components.

Ensure you understand what is required from sales for the particular project and communicate this to relevant parties in the construction department.

Conduct weekly review of subcontractor works for claims are submitted to CD before the weekly deadline.

Present yourself neat and tidy.

Keep the company vehicle in good condition and report any defects promptly.

Ensure that you have a good working knowledge of the SANS regulations.

Report defects of materials.

Ensure working safely (PPE, harness, etc)

Study manuals and write-ups on any new equipment to ensure you understand the functioning of the unit.

Arrange, assist inspector with Annexure and complete adjusting related items.

Check that layout drawings and shaft dimensions coincide.

Order equipment if necessary with part numbers and project number from PA.

Complete site visits prior to delivery and report back to local admin on site conditions (storage and delivery)

Ensure that the installers are on time regarding the progress of the installation.

Attend to service-related problems when necessary and complete paperwork in relation to the problem.

Conduct project handover between service and construction departments.

Check shipping card to material that has arrived.

Customer and sub-contractor relationship management

Accountable for customer satisfaction and quality of the installation.

Accountable for sub-contractor quality and safety performance.

Single point of contact towards the customer during installation regarding site management, responsible for internal and external communication during the project.

Aims at achieving allocated sales targets and add-on sales and variations during installations.

Develops and maintains a cordial and professional relationship with the sub-contractors.


  • Experience in the elevator and escalator industry is absolutely crucial - no applicants will, unfortunately, be considered without this experience
  • Educational qualification : the minimum requirement is that of a qualified lift mechanic

    Additional Information

    Other beneficial competencies include :

    Familiar with installation method requirements and site preparation

    Basic knowledge of construction industry contracts

    Communication skills

    Progress reporting and controlling costs

    Basic IT user skills

    Experience as a senior manager highly beneficial

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