Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Facilities Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30k - 33k per year

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Stagg

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    020 3176 4790

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


My client is recruiting a mechanical engineer at their site in Oxford on a static role. This is working Monday - Friday days only and client direct.

Purpose of Role

To ensure the site is maintained to the agreed standard with the undertaking of planned

and reactive service and maintenance, breakdown and fault finding and repair tasks on a range of plumbing, heating and water supply / services throughout the estate. To undertake survey inspections for quality control purposes including in confined spaces and at height, recording all work and completing associated registers/logs.

Principal Accountabilities

To take accountability for reactive maintenance within the prison estate in line

with the sites long term goals and objectives

To fault find and ensure satisfactory fault rectification maintaining site services

levels at all times

To complete plumbing installations, testing, and commissioning in adherence with

statutory regulations, industry best practice and Health and Safety procedures

To ensure allocated, planned maintenance and small repairs are carried out,

undertake service requests raised by the computer aided facilities management


To ensure all activities are effectively prioritised in-line with local procedures

ensuring workload/regime is delivered escalating issues to the Supervisors / Site

Manager when required

Skills and Qualifications

Plumber qualified to C&G 6035 (Plumbing), C&G 6189 (Plumbing and heating) and NVQ level 3 in Plumbing or equivalent

Two years experience working in a role as a plumber or equivalent

Must be familiar with and able to work to Water Supply requirements

Experience working on commercial or industrial heating and water systems is desirable

Excellent organisational skills / Time management /Ability to prioritise and organise own workload/ able to work to deadlines

Strong communication skills

Basic IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel and Word

Good working knowledge of relevant health and safety requirements


At least 2 years Previous experience in a similar role

Experience of taking instructions and following

processes and procedures

Experience of working in a team

Experience of working under pressure to tight deadlines

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