Authorising Engineer for Lifts – Cumbria

Authorising Engineer for Lifts – Cumbria

1. Quarterly review of all maintenance work carried out by the incumbent lift contractor.

Authorising Engineer for Lifts

Contract summary



  • Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services – 71000000

Location of contract

CA28 8JG

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

1 February 2021

Closing date

15 February 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?





Lift condition reports to be provided by the consultant based on the following specification:

1. Quarterly review of all maintenance work carried out by the incumbent lift contractor
2. Quarterly review of all maintenance records
3. Annual audit to record and measure lift operating times
4. Annual audit required to complete a subjective evaluation of lift ride quality, including general
appearance of the lift, identifying and recording any works required under Health and Safety
5. Quarterly review to record all works completed under Health and Safety Legislation
6. Inspection of LOLER (Thorough Examination) reports of each lift to be completed every six
7. Discuss all observations and recommendations in the audit report with the incumbent lift
contractor. Then, create a plan to complete all remedial works identified, this is required
8. Annual audit to identify Lift Approved Persons (AP) training records & expiry dates
9. Annual audit to review nominated AP and comment on suitability
10. Provide Risk Assessments for the lift audit and AP training on an annual basis
11. Review of nominated Competent Person training for Vertical Transportation System (VTS) and
Contractors staff and comment on suitability. This is required annually
12. Chair quarterly lift maintenance review meetings, take minutes and actions and distribute
them accordingly
13. Two Emergency Release Training for up to 10 attendees per session to be provided as part of
the contract

It is essential that all aspects of this technical specification are adhered to during the contract period.

The Client reserves the right to delete from or add to this contract during the term.


More information


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How to apply


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About the buyer


Contact name

Lesley Saunders




01865 340819