James Mills’ role at D2E is as a dedicated member of the Field Associate team, mainly working on delivering project assurance, as well as assisting with and undertaking annual audits and bespoke surveys.
James plays a role in delivering office-based work such as condition reports, strategic reports, lifecycle reports and performance specifications. He has worked on several notable London projects and in a number of prestigious buildings.
Key experience includes;
- Inspection and Handover for 40+ new lifts at Nova, Victoria;
- Project Assurance for new installation of 14 lifts at 70 St Mary Axe;
- Major refurbishment Project Assurance for JLP London HQ
- In-depth surveys and reporting on the VT equipment at the Walkie Talkie Building (20 Fenchurch Street);
- Overseeing long-term lifecycle lift and escalator replacement projects at intu Lakeside Shopping Centre;
- Providing Project Assurance for the majority of the D2E client base on a number of lift modernisation and replacement projects.
James is an effective and valuable member of D2E and was awarded employee of the year by his peers in 2018. He is a member of the D2E middle leaders’ team and also provides mentoring to new starters as well as delivering training and continual development of D2E’s A2K Project Assurance process. He provides administration and updates of D2E’s iPAMS auditing system through iAuditor to ensure it is current and in line with the latest legislation.
James began in the lift industry in 2005, gaining valuable knowledge and experience after completing an NVQ Level 3 apprenticeship in Lift Maintenance. He progressed on to become a senior service engineer managing a service route consisting of planned maintenance, breakdowns and repairs.
James is on a planned education path to achieve a lift technology degree and has passed the majority of LEIA modules on offer. He is also working towards achieving an NVQ Level 4.
He is dedicated to ongoing Health & Safety training through the completion of 50+ RoSPA accredited Human Focus Health & Safety modules