Facilities Engineer / Maintenance Engineer


Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
£34,000 per annum
Building & Construction
Construction/Building Services
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Facilities Engineer 

Location: Surbiton

Salary: £34,000 per annum

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

The Role: 

Providing skilled maintenance services to our premises, ensuring our infrastructure and equipment is in a safe and good working order.

Be an active member of the Operations team in creating and maintaining an outstanding and safe environment for our beneficiaries and staff, supporting their every need.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Through undertaking a combination of PPM and Reactive maintenance tasks, ensure that our premises are100% safe and compliant to Statutory requirements at all times.
  • Maintaining all of our Plant and Equipment in a timely, quality manner to optimize efficiency and up-time to it’s maximum, and reduce un-planned downtime to a minimum.
  • Management of Sub-contractors on-site.
  • Fully understanding the impacts (both positive and negative) of your actions upon the systems you work with and pro-actively manage your work to avoid negative impact to our Residents / Staff and visitors.
  • Providing qualified support to the facilities technicians to assist them in the undertaking of their roles.
  • Providing a high standard of repair using correct and suitable processes and materials to ensure the longevity of the repair, even if this may take longer than an alternative “Quick Fix”. 
  • Ensuring your work is undertaken in a safe, low risk manner, with due regard for the impact upon others.
  • Through flexibility and pro-active approach, providing technical knowledge and support to the non-technical teams within the locations.
  • Building and maintaining excellent working relationships with your work colleagues both locally and throughout the wider organization.
  • Working with the wider Operations team, Facilities Engineers and Technicians, to ensure that works in the homes are scheduled locally and all stakeholders are aware of imminent works.
  • This is not an extensive list and there is a requirement to adhere to any other reasonable management requests.

Essential Experience: 

  • Electrically or mechanically trained and qualified.
  • Professional maintenance qualifications (NVQ – Minimum Level 3 Trade related/City and Guilds/HND)
  • Building infrastructure / maintenance background.

Desirable experience:

  • Knowledge of the building process and construction principles.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and building regulations. (Including Building Fire Safety, Legionella, Infection control processes.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Building Management System experience.

Essential Behaviours/Characteristics: 

  • Self-motivated, pro-active and able to manage a varied workload making sound decisions regarding prioritisation of tasks.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Reliable and hardworking, ability to finish tasks even if it means working past your scheduled finish time.
  • Able to work independently or part of a team.
  • Committed to continuing professional development.


  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays.
  • Flexible working available. 
  • Employer pension contribution of 7.5% with matching employee contribution of 5%.
  • Life insurance of 3 x salary (until age 70)
  • 2 months full occupational sick pay, 1 month half pay before statutory sick pay.
  • Learning and Development – fully funded opportunities to support you in your role. 

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Facilities Engineer, Facilities Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Field Service Engineer, Service Engineer, Field Service Technician, Service Technician, Field Maintenance Engineer, Field Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Technician, Repair Engineer, Repair Technician, Commercial Engineer will also be considered for this role.


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