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Mechanical Engineer

Central London



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Riverview Recruitment are delighted to be working with a prestigious client who are looking to add a Mechanical Engineer to their estates team on a permanent basis.

Your new role

  • Reporting to the Building Services Supervisor /Estates Helpdesk on a daily basis regarding progress or completion of assigned responsibilities including prioritising outstanding tasks.

  • Complete mechanical maintenance activities around campus, from responding to breakdowns to completing planned maintenance work

  • Be a point of call for mechanical related contracts

  • Undertaking planned preventative maintenance inspections and associated works.

  • When necessary, provide advice and guidance to less experienced staff on practical issues.

  • Keep all work order sheets up to date recording for each order, time commenced and finished, and materials used etc.

  • Liaise in advance with originator to determine suitable access arrangements, work competently without supervision, prioritise works and ensure that surroundings are left in a clean and      orderly fashion.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Mechanical Qualification required: Minimum Level 3 City & Guilds / NVQ

  • Good communication skills and the ability to address a variety of stakeholders.

  • Sound working knowledge of standard IT packages, systems and/or databases.

  • Proactive approach to relationship development with colleagues.

  • Good attention to detail.

  • Good time management skills with the ability to organise and prioritise.

  • Good team working skills and the ability to work collaboratively.

  • Ability to interpret and apply guidelines to a specific activity.

  • Experience of working in a customer-facing environment.

  • Maintenance experience with BMS.

What you will receive in return:

  • Competitive salary of £37,000 + overtime

  • 27 days holiday + 2 weeks off at Christmas + 8 days Bank holidays

  • Pension

  • Healthcare

  • Free access to fitness centre – including      swimming pool

  • Training investment – upskill or gaining      qualification in new trade

  • Travel Loans

  • Cycle to work Scheme

  • Uniform

  • Tools

  • Tablet


All necessary steps have been taken to ensure that this position follows the Governments guidelines.

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