Minichallenge UK's Mark Dickson sponsored by Northern Steeplejacks
13th August 2021
Northern Steeplejacks Edinburgh sponsor MinichallengeUK's Mark Dickson
We are delighted to announce our sponsorship of local
MinichallengeUK driver Mark Dickson. Mark will be driving this weekend at Knockhill motorsport
Centre in Dunfermline as part of the BTCC weekend.
We are proud to sponsor Mark and wish him the very best in all heats - Races can be watched live
on ITV 4 on Sunday between 11.15am -6.15pm.
For more information on Mark and the LUX motorsport team or BTCC (British touring car championship) MinichallengeUK search the following: Facebook - @LUXmsport @btcc @minichallengeuk
Vacancies: Administration Assistant & Report Writer
27th November 2019
Northern Steeplejacks was established in 1986 and specialises in the Working at Height and Lightning Protection System Industry, undertaking inspections & repairs as well as the design and installation of lightning protection systems. We carry out contracts throughout the UK and Ireland.
We are looking for 2 hardworking and enthusiastic people to join our busy administration team in our Head Office in Midlothian/
You should have good interpersonal skills, be able to work as part of a team as well as having the ability to communicate with personnel at all levels within the business.
more information on our vacancies page
First intake of Apprentices confirmed
15th July 2019
Northern Steeplejacks Ltd would like to welcome to the Company Murray Dyer & Hamish Murphy. Hamish and Murray are the first intake to our new apprentice programme
Which in conjunction with the CITB training college at Bircham Newton, and in house training and continual personal development has been designed for the investment in the future of
Not only Northern Steeplejacks Ltd, but the Steeplejack and Working at Height industry as a whole.
Both Murray and Hamish will achieve their NVQ Certification in Steeplejack operations and Rigging through a combination of site training, and residential college attendance. In addition to obtaining their NVQs, they have already been enrolled in our ongoing CPD programme, with the first training being obtained that of IRATA Level I Rope access Technician.
The Directors of Northern Steeplejacks Wish Murray and Hamish well in their new roles at Northern Steeplejacks, and look forward to seeing them progress through their training and Futures in the industry.
5 Apprenticeships with Northern Steepljacks
11th July 2019
Due to continued growth Northern Steeplejacks are looking to recruit 5 new apprentices to our growing work force.
if you have what it takes email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0131 654 2700
Northern expands its staff base across the UK
26th June 2019
Northern Steeplejacks are proud to introduce our new Engineer Simon Jones to the Company. Simon has a wealth of engineering experience in both the Private and Public Sectors, overseeing contracts for many major clients, NHS trusts and Chemical manufacturers. Simon is based in our Manchester Depot, and can be contacted on: Tel: 0161 952 4520
New additions to the fleet
19th June 2019
Northern steeplejacks, increase our fleet, with three Mitsubishi L200 vehicles, which will allow our Area engineers unlimited access to all sites throughout the UK, these vehicles can be seen heading your way and are based both at our Head office and Manchester office.
The new vehicles have already proven during recent engineering projects that Northern Steeplejacks are able to carry out works in the most remote parts of the country, by utilising these vehicles to the full capability, where traditional vans cannot easily access.
Supporting Prostate Scotland - Charity Golf Match
17th April 2019
Retired taxi driver, John Igoe, who's son Christopher works for Northern Steeplejacks, has been battling prostate cancer has spoken of his pride in his son, who has organised a fundraising golf tournament to fight cancer. John was diagnosed with the illness around a year and half ago. Speaking about his son’s fundraising efforts to Midlothian Advertiser, John said: “It’s absolutely brilliant. I felt great for the laddie doing that. He is doing all the running about. He is taking care of it all. We have got 88 players on a shotgun start. So we have a full card with another eight players wanting to come in. So it will be a great day. I’m really looking forward to it. His son in Newtongrange, has arranged a charity golf day at King’s Acre Golf Course, Lasswade, on June 4, in aid of Prostate Scotland. More info on the Midlothian Advertiser website https://www.midlothianadvertiser.co.uk/news/son-hits-hole-in-one-with-prostate-scotland-fundraiser-day-1-4907387
Area Sales/Business Development Engineer
09th April 2019
POSITION: Area Sales/Business Development Engineer SALARY: Competitive Salary BENEFITS: Company Pension, Office Parking, 32 days holiday incl. bank holidays, Company Car + Other benefits HOURS: 08.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday LOCATION: Manchester & Birmingham as field based M1 1AE DESCRIPTION: Our client has been trading continuously for over 34 years and specialises in 3 separate divisions which consist of: 1. Lightning Protection System Division – inspection, testing, installation and maintenance of lightning protection systems and earthing systems. 2. Anchor Point and Lifeline Division – installation, testing and maintenance of safety lines and anchor points. 3. Access Division – inspection and maintenance of industrial chimneys and buildings. The company carry out inspection and maintenance work for some of the biggest companies in Britain, including Facilities Management Companies, Steelwork Companies, Hospital Trusts and Local Authorities. Due to continued success the company require a Sales Person to service new and existing customers throughout the area. This is a field based role, so the successful candidate will need to travel between locations. IDEAL CANDIDATE • Experience would be preferred but not essential. • Have the ability to manage your own workload and prioritise effectively. • Be a good team player with genuine enthusiasm to make a valued contribution to the company. • A good knowledge of Word and Excel is preferred. • A Driving Licence is essential. • Be flexible to travel to different locations. BENEFITS: • Competitive salary. • Fully expensed company car. • Company pension scheme. • Performance related bonus. • 32 Days holiday per year. If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience - please apply now! In order to apply please send a C.V and covering letter to email@example.com Should you require any further information please feel free to contact us on 0131 654 2700
Area Sales/Business Development Engineer, Central England
18th October 2018
Northern Steeplejacks Limited have been trading for over 33 years and specialist in 3 separate divisions which consist of: 1. Lightning Protection System Division – inspection, testing, installation and maintenance of lightning protection systems and earthing systems. 2. Anchor Point and Lifeline Division – installation, testing and maintenance of safety lines and anchor points. 3. Access Division – inspection and maintenance of industrial chimneys and buildings. Northern Steeplejacks Limited carry out inspection and maintenance works for some of the biggest companies in Britain, including Facilities Management Companies, Steelwork Companies, Hospital Trusts and Local Authorities. Based out of our new office in the Midlands Northern Steeplejacks Limited require a sales person to service new and existing clients throughout the area. Experience would be preferred but not essential. The applicant must have the ability to manage their own workload and prioritise effectively, be a good team player with genuine enthusiasm to make a valued contribution to the Company. A good knowledge of Word and Excel is preferred and a Driving Licence is essential. Northern Steeplejacks Limited offers the following: • Competitive Salary • Fully Expensed Company Car • Company Pension Scheme • Performance Related Bonus • 32 Days Holiday per Year If you are interested in applying for the above position please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org should require any further information please contact us at email@example.com or by telephone on 0131 654 2700
Happy New Year!
01st January 2017
After a very successful year, Northern Steeplejacks would like to wish all our staff and clients a very Happy New Year and a prosperous 2017.
New Contracts Manager
23rd December 2016
Northern Steeplejacks Limited are pleased to welcome on board, Andy Evans as our new Contracts Manager. Andy has a wealth of experience in the industry and is a great addition to Northern Steeplejacks Limited. We wish all our staff and clients a Merry Christmas.
Third New Van
30th November 2016
And here is the third all new van for our lightning protection system division bringing their fleet up to 4 vans covering the whole of the UK.
29th October 2016
The training continues at Northern Steeplejacks with all employees attending a refresher course on Anchor points and lifeline inspections.
Second New Van
22nd September 2016
Thanks to Chris Bruce @ Western Mercedes for the second of three new vans, looks great.
25th August 2016
An example of some of the recent thunder and lightning storms. Remember you should have your lightning protection system tested every 11 months.
28th July 2016
One of our steeplejacks inspecting the internal liner of a Distillery Chimney, near Elgin.
High level inspection
30th June 2016
Northern Steeplejacks carrying out a high level inspection of a church spire in Manchester.
29th April 2016
Thanks to Western Mercedes on delivery of our 1st of three new vans. The sign-writer has done a great job.
16th March 2016
Northern Steeplejacks are investing in the future of the industry by enrolling 3 new apprentices to sit their NVQ Level II at Bircham Newton College, 2 lightning protection system fitters and one steeplejack.
High level repairs after storm damage
25th February 2016
Northern Steeplejacks were engaged by a church in North England to carry out a high level inspection of the pinnacles after the recent storms and found 2 of them to be unstable and ready to collapse. We were instructed by the client to erect emergency scaffolding and to carry out full repairs and have entered into a yearly inspection schedule to stop this happening again.
Happy New Year
01st January 2016
Happy New Year to all our staff, clients and followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We wish you all the best for 2016.
10th December 2015
Northern Steeplejacks continue to invest in our employees by sending 4 of our operatives on an IPAF course for the safe use of MEWPs and scissor lifts. Congratulations to all 4 colleagues who passed this course with flying colours.
6 years going strong
16th November 2015
Northern Steeplejacks has been awarded accreditation from SafeContractor for the 6th year running for its commitment to achieving excellence in Health and Safety.
Area Engineer appointed
19th October 2015
Northern Steeplejacks would like to welcome our newest member of staff to the Company, Dean Alexander. Dean will be taking up the post of Area Engineer and has over 10 years experience in the engineering and mechanical sector, bringing a wealth of knowledge which will allow the Company to expand and diversify into other sectors.