Academy provide a rapid breakdown cover 365 days a year, 24 hours a day at affordable prices. At Academy we supply an extensive range of services to accommodate your needs and we understand that everybody's needs are different. Why not let Academy take the hassle away for you with an efficient service at an economical price?
Established in 2002, Academy provides the highest standards of technical and support services to users of lifts and disability equipment and is dedicated to providing you with exceptional levels of service and support for your lift equipment, on time, every time.
Our standing in the lift service industry is second to none - our ever growing client base is testament to that.
We are members of the European Elevator Association; the organisation which drives our industry forward and plays an important part in setting the European standards we operate within throughout the UK. Academy is proud of its link with one of the highest standing organisations in Europe.
In addition, we are also members of Construction Line and CHAS who constantly evaluate our performance, so if you are looking for an independent view of how we operate, our details can be found with them. This includes measurement of our health and safety procedures and safety track record, both of which are among the highest in the industry.
We are experts in the support of all differing makes of elevators and passenger transport equipment. Our presence and conduct within your clients premises is a reflection of your organisation - a responsibility we take seriously.
All our site support staff wear clean branded workwear and as a matter of course display our presence on site with appropriate notices. Our 24 hour client support team are always on hand to respond to the demands placed on you.
Forward planning of site operations is also vital to ensuring your clients needs are met. This includes pre-planned maintenance attendances as well as call responses to site situations measured in hours and not days.
We are able to offer site surveys and recommendations to enable budgets to be set for modernisation of existing equipment in line with ongoing performance demands as well as changes in legislation.
Our management IT systems have been designed to provide quick and accurate reports to provide feedback of our services and response times and are always available to you.
We encourage a close co-operation with the end client and see this working relationship as the only way to ensure the needs of all parties are met.
Do you have responsibility for lift equipment that you are unsure of and unfamiliar with? Academy Lifts Ltd will help you take back control of your situation with our professional survey and consultancy service. We can advise on improvements to the performance of your lift equipment, and by suggesting a more efficient maintenance programme help you to lower costs and save money.
If your lifting equipment or buildings need to conform to the DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ACT 1995, then Academy is able to advise on the appropriate action you may need to take, including adaptation and compliance of existing lift machinery, structural work, and accessibility issues.
At Academy we are a recognised authority on the requirements of THE LIFTING OPERATIONS AND LIFTING EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS 1998. As part of our consultancy services we ensure that you are aware of and fully understand how this affects you, and help you plan strategies to proactively deal with these responsibilities.
Contact Academy to discuss your lifting equipment consultancy requirements - you will find a refreshing, professional attitude delivered by a friendly team who you can rely on completely.
At Academy we fervently believe that robust, proactive lift maintenance is vital in order to maximise the capital investment you have made in your lift technology. We understand that this aspect of our industry is often perceived as a "grudge purchase", a necessity to achieve compliancy.
As our company statement describes, at Academy, we care for your lift, so we look upon maintenance as an ongoing service to keep your systems safe, functional, and cost effective. Whether you require regular visits to keep your lift compliant and safe, or the volume of your traffic demands a more intensive support package, Academy work beyond the rigorous national and international standards to ensure your lift works perfectly first time, every time.
Pre-booked inspection visits to suit your schedule
Emergency call response
Safety compliance testing, including alarm and communication systems
Functionality tests and ride quality
You can rely on Academy Lifts maintenance staff to always arrive on schedule, courteous and presentable, and operate quietly, efficiently with the minimum of intrusion and downtime. We pride ourselves on the care and attention we show to your lift equipment, keeping it safe and in perfect working order every time.
All lifts will eventually reach an age where they are beyond economical repair, constant call responses, long periods of down time, unhappy users.
Academy have the expertise to recognise before a lift reaches the end of its life and minimise or remove the period of unreliable lift service.
We will produce a bespoke report supported by photographic evidence of all the components that require replacement, along with a competitive price for proven reliable equipment. This can include the modernisation of the interior of the lift car giving it a new fresh modern appearance.
Our engineering modernisation staff will fit this equipment to our normal high standard providing your existing lift a new lease of life for many years to come and returning your reliable lift service.
Academy are an independent lift, stairlift and disability equipment company offering a wide selection of services. We can provide references from various housing associations and councils that we deal with, and manage their contracts for them.
We operate a call response desk 24 hours a day, 365 days per year and our engineers are trained on all makes of stairlifts & disability aids. We have years of experience in dealing with the elderly and vulnerable making us sensitive to their needs. We are a locally based company and all our engineers operate out of new vehicles with satellite tracking so in the event of an emergency call response we can pinpoint the nearest engineer.
Maintenance of new or existing stairlifts & disability equipment
At Academy we can provide you with complete peace of mind that we can maintain all stairlifts, mobile hoists, ceiling track hoists or bath hoists whatever their age. From brand new products to ones that have been installed for a number of years, we can maintain it. Having a maintenance contract with Academy gives you complete peace of mind as our engineers are on standby 24 hours a day, 365 days a year so we can reach you within 4 hours, even on Christmas Day or the middle of the night. Our aim is to give you complete peace of mind at an economical price.
At Academy we want to be central to how your equipment is maintained and performs. This means we are here to help and assist whenever you need us.
However there may be a need within your organisation for you to provide some support services yourself. This may include, in the unlikely event of power failure for instance, equipment to be placed in a standby condition or users to be removed from equipment. That is why at Academy we have a range of services designed around your needs - to ensure your personnel are kept safe at all times.
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We have exceptional staff who will deal with all your lift needs. Whatever your query, we are here to sort it out.
Academy Lifts Ltd
Sankey Bridges Industrial Estate
Warrington WA5 1QQ
t: 01925 242227
f: 01925 232321
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Academy Lifts are proud to be sponsoring Woolston Rovers U6’s this season.
We were keeping ourselves updated with the latest lift technology at Interlift 2017 in Munich last week.
Our team at Academy met with some of the world's innovators in lift technology, learning about the new digital integration of lifts in buildings.
Taking our knowledge to the 'next level' to continue providing our customers with outstanding service.
Academy Lifts are an independent rapidly expanding lift company based in the North West for the past fifteen years.
We are currently seeking an experienced Lift Engineer to carry out planned preventive maintenance, small repairs, breakdown call outs on all types of lifts, including the opportunity to be part of a rota for out of working hours call outs, predominately in the North-West area.
We require a team player, who as a Lift Engineer, can work on their own initiative, is self-motivated, shows excellent customer service skills along with exceptional engineering skills and first-class workmanship. You must be hardworking and loyal, promoting and working to our required Health and Safety standards, always.
Ideally you will be qualified to at least NVQ level 3, J-Module or be prepared to work towards an NVQ level 3; have in-depth knowledge of a variety of different makes of equipment demonstrating that you are competent in maintenance and fault diagnosis and a full Driver’s License.
Basic Salary £30,000.00 to £35,000.00 dependant on experience and qualifications
40 Working hours per week plus benefits
Company mobile phone
Opportunities for overtime
All necessary equipment and safety training to keep you safe
A pension scheme that you will be automatically enrolled into after 3 months which both you and the company contribute to
25 paid annual holidays and 8 public holidays
To apply for this position, please send your CV to Claire.Jenkins@academylift.co.uk
Academy Lifts is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively welcomes suitable qualified and experienced applications from individuals irrespective of sex, race, gender, age, national origin, religion, religious belief, sexual orientation, or disablement. If you have not heard from us within 4-weeks of applying for an advertised position, please assume that you have not been selected for interview.
We thank you for the interest you have shown.
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