Climbing Facility Inspector
Climbing Facility InspectorWorking location – NationwideBase/Office – Kelbrook, Lancashire
About EP Climbing & Clip n Climb
Based in Kelbrook, Lancashire, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales - EP climbing is the leading artificial climbing wall manufacturer.
Producing climbing walls for gyms, schools, military, private use & competitions and supplying walls to both the IFSC & the Olympic Games in 2020.
You could be working within our dynamic team, dedicated to supplying the best climbing walls in the world.
EP, also known for Clip ‘n Climb, is the international market leader in leisure climbing centres and has built up a profile that is synonymous with fun, quality and safety.
At EP we are passionate about all things climbing and strive to create the best recreational walls in the world, bringing climbing to all abilities & ages.
About the role
Every climbing centre & its equipment needs to have annual inspections & recertifications to ensure that it is safe to use.
The job role entails visiting these facilities and following a preset inspection report, check through each component to deem it safe to climb.
This work is carried out in a team of 2 and hours are variable, with early morning starts.
The role is very physical and requires working at height from ropes.
• Liaising with the Service Admin team & Lead Inspector to plan workload• Helping to complete site-specific reports• Carry out PPE inspections• Build & carry out minor repairs of climbing walls• Work at base in the Service Centre with general duties occasionally• Help to generate sales of walls, inspections, equipment & holds• Other duties, as assigned.
Requirements of the Role:
• Knowledge of climbing and/or climbing wall industry beneficial but not essential• Good communicator with customers via email & phone• Competent with CRM systems, Excel, emails and general IT literacy• Ability to work closely with both our in-house team & subcontractors.• Excellent English grammar & spelling, essential for customer communication• High attention to detail for inspection work• Construction & joinery experience beneficial • Forklift, scissor lift and rope work experience beneficial• Driving licence essential
• 20 days holiday a year plus bank holidays.• Pension Scheme (subject to conditions).• Life Insurance Policy (subject to conditions).
• Monday to Friday, 39.5 hours per week with varied start/finish times.
Overtime is often available for those wanting the extra work
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