Assistant Height Safety Engineer

Location : Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Job Ref : JA1390
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £30k - 32k per year


JA1390 – Assistant Height Safety Engineer
Location – Midlands & South Midlands
Type – Permanent – Full-time
Salary – £32K DOE


We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic Assistant Height Safety Engineer to assist in the inspection, testing, and maintenance of roof access safety systems. The successful candidate will work with top-notch equipment including Latchways, Capital Safety Systems, abseil anchors, davit systems, handrails, and eyebolts. Are you ready to take on a hands-on role with a focus on safety and excellence then we would like to hear from you?

 Applications from British Military Veterans are strongly encouraged.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist in delivering various working-at-height projects.
  • Accurately record installation, inspection, and certification details.
  • Diagnose faults and assist in equipment repairs.
  • Support team members by maintaining tools and equipment.
  • Follow method statements, risk assessments, and safety regulations.
  • Prioritize safety in all tasks.
  • Communicate professionally with team members, clients, and contractors.
  • Work effectively as part of the on-site team.
  • Maintain a professional image with corporate clothing and a clean company van.

Key Challenges:

  • Based out of our client’s Sheffield office, you’ll work across the UK in a role that requires physical fitness and a strong commitment to safety. Working at heights is a significant part of this job.

Role Dimensions:

  • Individual contributor role, representing our company and brand.
  • National role with periodic travel and time away from home.
  • Ensure high standards in all elements of the testing process.

Skills & Experience:

  • Previous construction site experience and comfort working at heights.
  • Good level of physical fitness due to the hands-on nature of the role.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player with a flexible, dynamic approach.
  • Full valid driving license preferred.
  • Proficient with small hand tools and battery-operated tools.


  • Company van & fuel card
  • 24 days holiday + public
  • Pension

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