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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer (Facilities Management)

Job title: Mechanical Maintenance Engineer (Facilities Management)
Contract type: Contract
Location: Horsham
Industry: Facilities Management Mechanical Engineering Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineering Technical Engineering
Salary: £17 per annum, Benefits: Weekly pay
Reference: JO-2009-238963
Contact name: Emma Cops
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Job description

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer 

Hours: 07:00 - 16:00

Pay Rate: £17ph 

Length of Job: 07/09/2020 -  30/10/2020 (Possible extension)

Location: Horsham, West Sussex

Our client is looking for an immediately available Mechanical Maintenance engineer to work on a temporary basis in Horsham, West Sussex. To perform all planned and reactive mechanical engineer activities relating to the running of an efficient contract and supporting client sites. 


Principle Accountabilities:

  • Ensure all Planned Preventative and Reactive Maintenance is completed to schedule ensuring that appropriate documentation is completed and submitted in a timely fashion.
  • Perform rectification of defects, ensuring all safety and performance standards are met in accordance with the contract.
  • Carry out routine maintenance work associated with all mechanical systems.
  • Supervise specialist contractors and ensure all certification/ documentation is completed in accordance with client and company requirements.
  • Liaise with and respond to the Helpdesk ensuring that urgent maintenance tasks are responded to within appropriate timescales.
  • Ensure that good housekeeping and working practices are employed and ensure that you represent the company in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform call out duty as required in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Comply with any reasonable request from line manager.

Candidate Profile

Person Specification

  • This position requires ONC/OND, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in relevant job specific discipline.
  • Proven experience within a building services environment.
  • Knowledge of PSSR 2000/Confined Space, Legionella, and Permit to Work systems.
  • Articulate, numerate and IT literate.
  • Understanding of legislative compliance and contract law preferred.
  • Understand the cost of poor performance.
  • Good all round knowledge of Facility Management and Building Service Engineering.
  • The ability to establish, implement and monitor high standards of excellence in areas of quality, safety and operational performance.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a successful track record in the field of assurance/ health and safety and environment.
  • Have good decision making and communication skills.
  • Be resilient under pressure and be able to converse confidently with staff, suppliers and customers at all levels.
Other factors:

  • The individual must be willing to attain an Appointed position (Pressure Systems and/or Confined Spaces).
  • Motivated self starter.
  • Willingness to train, update and improve themselves for the benefit of the contract.
  • Ability to think and react to immediate problems and issues without losing sight of or compromising long term goals.
  • High standard of personal integrity and professionalism with the adaptability to change.
  • Ability to lead and act with authority when required.
  • Pro-active approach.
  • Deductive Reasoning-the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • The ability to make decisions and solve problems-analysing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • The ability to gather information from all relevant sources.
  • The ability to communicate with supervisors and peers, providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail or in person.
  • The ability to organise, plan and prioritise work.

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