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Vertical Transportation Consultant

Job Profile

We are seeking a skilled and experienced vertical transportation practitioner with advanced skills in optimising lifting solutions for building efficiency.
We are looking for expertise in tall buildings and also skills in planning/optimising core configurations.

The position is within the Built Environment sector alongside Building Services engineers. The role will be based in London and will report directly into the Building Services team.

With projects across the globe of a varied nature, this would be a long-term career appointment with the opportunity to advance to a senior position within MM, supported by structured career development if required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description

The role of the vertical transportation specialist is to provide advice for lifting solutions across a range of building sectors including tall mixed-use buildings.
Projects are worldwide and international travel may be required at times. We are also seeking to develop and grow a Vertical Transportation team within Mott MacDonald.

A large part of the role will be to work alongside designers to rationalise core arrangements, aiming to increase the ratio between net lettable area and gross floor area. The role will include: vertical transportation traffic analyses, working within a design team to coordinate lifting systems, advising on lifts/escalators/travellators.
There will also be detailed input to: lift design, specifications, procurement, installation, commissioning and hand-over.

Main responsibilities will include:
- Provide lifting solutions for buildings
- Work alongside architectural teams to rationalise core arrangements and increase efficiency early in projects, especially for tall buildings
- Providing traffic analyses, using specialist software as required (such as Elevate)
- Growing the vertical transportation business within Mott MacDonald
- Preparing reports
- Preparing specifications for vertical transportation systems
- Leading and training of others
- Undertaking condition surveys of existing lifting systems
- Reviewing as-built systems’ compliance with specifications/codes for acceptance

Candidate Specification

- Must have experience with working in collaboration with architects and multidisciplinary design teams
- Must have tall building lifting systems experience including experience of rationalising/reducing lift cores
- Thorough experience in the design, procurement, installation, and commissioning of vertical transportation systems
- knowledge of escalators and travellators
- Have comprehensive knowledge of lifting equipment and installation, international experience would be an advantage
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Able to handle and prioritise multiple tasks
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