Building Services Engineer (Mechanical / Plumber)

Kingston upon Thames
Up to £34000 per annum
17 May 2021
18 May 2021
Kingston University - KUSCO
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Title: Building Services Engineer (Mechanical / Plumber)

Location: Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey

Salary: £34,000 per annum

Job type: Permanent, 37 hours per week

KUSCO (Kingston University Service Company Ltd) is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Kingston University, established in December 1997. It is a non-profit making organisation providing facility management services to Kingston University.

Key Duties:

* Efficient planning and execution of maintenance activities associated with the safe operation of the plant
* Managing sub-contractors working for the organisation ensuring their Health and Safety as well as their performance
* Will be required to respond to plant and equipment breakdowns as part of an On-Call Rota/ Out of Hours Team
* Carry out other duties identified from time to time to ensure the plant is operating safely and efficiently and within environmental compliance
* Implement maintenance activities, during planned and unplanned shutdowns to ensure optimal long- term availability of the plant and to preserve the value of the facility
* Manage maintenance statutory inspections ensuring all documentation is completed and up to date
* Ensure good housekeeping and maintenance standards within all defined areas
* Ensure that all Mechanical and Electrical Engineering activities associated with the plant are carried out in a safe manner in line with policies and procedures, and relevant health, safety and environmental statutory requirements are met
* Carry out risk assessments to ensure activities are carried out in a safe manner, including site staff and contractors to ensure their safety
* Be flexible in your approach covering training requirements and holiday cover sometimes at short notice

About You:

* Mechanically qualified – The successful candidate must possess City & Guilds/NVQ Level 2&3
* City & Guilds - 17th or 18th Edition
* HV experience would be an advantage
* Have preferably previous experience working within an industrial environment within the Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering discipline
* Possess an IOSH (or equivalent) safety qualification, training will be given
* Familiar with Permit to Work systems
* Knowledge and experience of associated repair methods of mechanical plant
* Experience in working with a Computerised Maintenance Management System (Planon)
* Demonstrate a good understand of health, safety, and environmental legislation relevant to the industrial environment
* Will be expected to assist other disciplines as required
* Must be qualified in a mechanical trade
* An experienced building maintenance operative
* Experience working in a commercial environment
* Hold a UK drivers’ licence
* Ideally live close to Kingston

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Building Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Installation Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Service Engineer, Qualified Electrician, Installation Technician, Repairs Engineer may also be considered for this role.

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