Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Facilities Management

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  • Salary:

    £30k - 33k per year + Progression, Pension, Call outs

  • Contact:

    Ruby Skinner

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Build Recruitment are excited to be working with Gov Facilities LTD on an exclusive basis to recruit a mechanical maintenance engineer for their large public sector site, this role is a permanent position and working directly for Gov Facilities LTD. Gov Facilities LTD are part of the Ministry of Justice and offer very exciting career opportunities, progression and job security. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who may be a Junior supervisor/ lead engineer and looking for a step up and off the tools, or someone who is currently a supervisor but looking for a new company that offers great career progression and benefits. Please only apply for this position if you have mechanical maintenance experience and knowledge.

Purpose of Role

To ensure the site is maintained to the agreed standard with the undertaking of plannedand 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
  • system
  • 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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