Bob Payne started the company back in 1988, and spent most of the first 10-15 years growing his business from a cherry picker, carrying out maintenance works for local authorities and civil engineering contractors. These days, with a busy growing business to run he’s usually found at his desk in the office (or on the golf course!).
In 2018 Rob joined the Altitude Services board of directors. Rob has been with Altitude since 2013 and was tasked with providing commercial support. Rob has over 20 years’ experience in the lighting industry, and is responsible for business development, tender submissions, buying and client accounts.
Sam, a qualified electrician joined the company in 2007, carrying out and supervising electrical maintenance works. As the business grew, Sam’s role expanded, and Sam now manages the workforce of approximately 100 and oversees most of our Framework and Civil Engineering contracts.
In 2018 Andy joined the Altitude Services board of directors. Previous to that Andy was a time served mechanic, and had spent 10 years working on site installing street lighting. Since 2014 Andy was our Transport Manager, keeping our growing fleet of vehicles and plant up to scratch. Andy also provideed operational support and is responsible for making sure all of our test instruments are calibrated.
Claire studied business management at UCLAN, and spent several years working for a Local Authority street lighting department before joining us in 2015. Claire was promoted to Project Manager in 2021 and now works closely with our Connections Team, managing our larger ICP contracts
Jane’s background as an auditor, and her previous job in street lighting admin has helped her settle in well to her role here as Compliance Manager. Jane looks after our accreditations, procedures and ensures our systems are compliant and up to date. Jane also deals with payroll, and monitors our accounts receivable.
Jon joined Altitude in September 2015 after spending the previous 15 years working his way up from apprentice to qualified electrician whilst also gaining accreditation as an ICP jointer. Jon has also worked on column installation, groundworks and testing/commissioning. Jon’s extensive operational experience and qualifications mean that he can look after the most demanding projects at site level, providing day to day supervision of our workforce on major framework installation contracts.
ICP Admin Assistant
Before joining Altitude in 2016 Natalie obtained her BA (Hons) in Design and Technology at Manchester Met, and spent four years in the Utilities sector. Natalie works out of our Hapton office, and is responsible for producing ICP Job Packs, desktop surveys, ‘Live working regime’ paperwork and whereabouts.
Jess has been with Altitude since 2014. Her initial role as Admin Support has grown as she gained experience, she now works closely with the Operations Director at our Bamber Bridge satellite depot. Jess is responsible for recording and issuing of works, and day to day liaison with our Framework clients. Jess was promoted to Contract Manager in 2018.
Andrew has been with Altitude since 2014, and is responsible for the company Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental. Andrew played the key role in implementing systems and procedures that enabled Altitude to obtain ISO9001, 14001 and 18001 accreditations. Andrew can often be found on our sites, auditing our works to ensure our HSEQ record is continually improving.
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Specialist lighting contractor, Altitude Services, has won the contract to provide new lighting at the Richmond Park Athletics Stadium in Ashton-under-Lyne.... [READ MORE]
Altitude Services has recently put in a successful bid to carry out work under the Cumbria Road Lighting Framework. This means we will be installing LED lanterns and lighting columns to improve street lighting in the area. The contract duration is 3 years plus and option to extend for a third year.... [READ MORE]
Public spaces, including parks, are essential to modern life, especially in urban areas. For these open spaces to be welcoming, and to feel safe for people using them, they must be sufficiently well-lit.... [READ MORE]