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Mechanical & Electrical Engineer

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Job Title: Mechanical & Electrical Engineer (Electrical Bias)

Location: SE London

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent (40 hours per week)

Job Purpose:

Working as part of a team of 12 maintenance staff, the Mechanical & Electrical Engineer’s role is to carry out planned and reactive maintenance across a large and diverse portfolio of buildings.

Key Responsibilities:

Core Duties:

To carry out Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)
To repair or replace wiring, equipment and fixtures using hand tools and power tools to include minor building work and making good
Daily plant room inspection, defects reports to Maintenance Manager
First line response to Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) reported faults
Daily monitoring of Building Management Software (BMS) system
Monthly emergency light testing as per planned preventative maintenance (PPM) regime
Air handling unit (AHU) filter and belt planned maintenance
Closed system inhibitor dosing as per PPM schedule
Topping up water softeners as per PPM schedule
Weekly Flush Tests as per PPM schedule
Outlet temperature tests as per PPM schedule
Minor installations e.g. pump replacement
Lamp and ballast changes as per helpdesk request
Minor electrical repairs as directed by the Maintenance Manager / Head of Maintenance
Responding to reactive helpdesk requests
Additional Duties:

To undertake such additional duties as might reasonably be requested by the Maintenance Manager or the Head of Maintenance
To be on call for evenings and weekend one week out of five, with overtime paid if callouts are required
Candidate Requirements:


One-year experience post apprenticeship preferred
Commercial Building Maintenance Experience
Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, E-mail

Experience using Trend 963
Experience using CAFM systems
IPAF licence
PASMA Licence
A full UK Driving Licence
Gas Safe Certified
City & Guilds Test and Inspection
Plumbing qualifications

20 days per annum plus bank holidays increasing to 25 days per annum after completion of 5 years’ service
Membership of the College’s Sports Club
Defined contribution pension scheme
A free meal is available once per shift when the cafeteria is open

Required skills

  • Maintenance
  • Plumbing
  • Electrics
  • Electrician
  • Facilities Manager
  • Plumber
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Handyman
  • Maintenance Operative
  • Commercial Maintenance
  • Domestic Maintenance
  • Handywoman
  • General Handy person
  • Maintenance Co-ordinator

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