Building Services Engineer Ref. 898

Corporate Services and Facilities
£41,054 - £44,129 plus £2,500 role allowance

This is a full-time position for 37 hours per week Monday to Friday 

Want to work on an estate with incredible technical facilities? Do you enjoy problem solving? Want to work somewhere where you can really make a difference? 

You’ll use your knowledge and experience of building services to maintain an expanding estate with a variety of facilities, services and utilities for the site’s multiple buildings. You will work across our diverse and interesting estate with many technical facilities, which includes manufacturing workshops, engineering laboratories and offices.

Most days will be different, and you will interact with a wide range of users and suppliers as you use your planning and delivery abilities for projects, ranging from delivering complex new facilities to statutory compliance work.

You will join a small supportive team where professional development and training is available and encouraged for both technical and core skills. These courses include externally recognised courses as well as sessions hosted in house.

More About You

You will already have:

•    A proven background and professional qualification in Building Services or relevant experience.
•    A strong Mechanical and Electrical skillset, ideally with an emphasis on Electrical Engineering.
•    Experience of planning and managing multiple projects/works packages simultaneously.

To strengthen your application, it would be beneficial if you have one or more of the following (but these are not essential):

•    Good written and verbal communication skills.
•    Experience of working with ISO standards such as ISO 50001, ISO 14001 etc.

Your Personal Skills

You will be the type of person who:

•    Enjoys working on multiple diverse projects at a variety of scales.
•    Establishes strong working relationships.
•    Promotes new and flexible ways of delivering services that are responsive to customer needs.
•    Enjoys being part of a supportive team.
•    Communicates clearly and effectively to a variety of audiences.
•    Is able to capture and convert a non-technical requirement into a technical specification.
•    Can adapt to change with the support of your team.

Putting your skills to use

Using your diverse range of skills within the ‘in-house’ Estates team, you will:

•    Work collectively within the team to ensure the site is safe and legally compliant.
•    Lead on specific projects work, from initial request to completion, working collaboratively with all members of the supply chain. 
•    Respond to system and infrastructure failures to minimise the impact on site.
•    Interrogate the Building Management System to identify faults or develop enhancements.
•    Respond to user requests for repair, maintenance and infrastructure enhancements.
•    Share in the on-call rota, typically for up to a week every six weeks.

What we Offer

Now that we’ve explained a bit about what you will we be doing, here’s what we can offer you:

•    25 days annual leave, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service.
•    8 Bank Holiday days off in addition to your annual leave
•    2 ½ additional days leave (set dates through the year).
•    On call allowance
•    Paid overtime or TOIL. Your salary is for your contracted hours. If you work more, and sometimes it’s needed, we believe you should be rewarded for that.
•    Training. Lots and lots of training. This can be anything from a ½ day internal course to a distant learning degree. If it’s relevant to your career, we will aim to support you.
•    Pension. Our Pension scheme is Alpha. It’s competitive.
•    Sports & Social Society. Whether its classis cars or baking, golf or crafting, we have a society for you.
•    On site nursery (subject to availability).
•    3 days paid leave a year to support a registered charity of your choice.
•    Free parking
•    Free onsite gym, open 24 hours a day
•    Relocation Package*
•    Affinity Groups – whether you are disabled, LGBTQ and/or from an Ethnic Minority.  We provide an inclusive environment and support for everyone.


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Equal Opportunities

Inclusion & Diversity really matters to us. It's not just about hitting targets or visible differences.  

HMGCC are committed to providing equal opportunities and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, and those with disabilities or individuals who are neurodivergent. 

We’re not looking for any one type of person. We’re looking for talent from all different backgrounds to join our organisation, where we genuinely respect and value each other's differences, as well as our similarities. It makes us even better at what we do.  

We are proud to offer candidates the opportunity to apply through the Offer Of Interview Scheme. The scheme ensures eligible candidates are selected for an interview as long as their application meets the minimum criteria for the role. To find out more and how you can apply under this scheme, please see the inclusion and diversity information on our website. 

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Please note dependent on the recruitment requirements, we withhold the right to bring forward the closing date for this role from the original closing date.  

*if you are relocating to the area then we can discuss the possibility of a relocation package 

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.