Mechanical Engineer

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    Facilities Management

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  • Salary:

    £33k - 36k per year + Progression, Pension, Call outs

  • Contact:

    Ruby Skinner

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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Build Recruitment have been specially chosen to support Government Facility Services Limited to find a Mechanical engineer / Plumber to work fulltime in a permanent role at their site HMP Portland. This role will be full time working 39 hours a week (Mon - Thur 8-5 & Fri 8-4).  The ideal candidate be working behind the wire with a team of engineers and have a solid background carrying out plumbing work in commerical buildings. This is a site with all commercial equipment so it is important you have more commercial understanding rather than domestic.

You will have a great opportunity to progress within GFSL from the start of your role and will be given new challenges all the time. This role is most certainly for a mechanical engineer who like to work hard and is looking for a permanent role to grow within he or she's career.

Skills Needed:

  • 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 to work with water supply
  • strong communication skills


  • 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 system
  • To work as a team as well as independently 
  • Report into mechanical supervisor working along side 4 mechanical engineers

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