Mechanical Engineer

  • Construction Jobs
  • Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
  • Nov 09, 2020
Permanent Construction

Job Description

Our client, Gov Facility Services Ltd are recruiting a Mechanical Engineer on a permanent basis. Purpose of the role To ensure the site is maintained to the agreed standard with the undertaking of planned and reactive service and maintenance, breakdown and fault finding and repair tasks on a range of plumbing, heating and water supply / services throughout the estate. To undertake survey inspections for quality control purposes including in confined spaces and at height, recording all work and completing associated registers/logs. The regular supervision of prisoners undertaking quality control over prisoner work as agreed within the Service Specification. Skills & Abilities: Plumber qualified to C&G 6035 (Plumbing), C&G 6189 (Plumbing and heating) and NVQ level 3 in Plumbing or equivalent Two years' experience working in a role as a plumber or equivalent Must be familiar with and able to work to Water Supply HRES/FRM/05095 SEPTEMBER 2019 Regulation and Control of Legionella L8 requirements. Experience working on commercial or industrial heating and water systems is desirable Excellent organisational skills / Time management / Ability to prioritise and organise own workload / able to work to deadlines Strong communication skills Basic IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel and Word Good working knowledge of relevant health and safety requirements At least 2 years' experience in a similar role. Duties will include but won't be limited to: To fault find and ensure satisfactory fault rectification maintaining site services levels at all times To complete plumbing installations, testing, and commissioning in adherence with statutory regulations, industry best practice and Health and Safety procedures To ensure allocated, planned maintenance and small repairs are carried out, undertake service requests raised by the computer aided facilities management system To maintain regular communications, via radio net, in accordance with LSS To comply with all Health and Safety policies, procedures and legislation to ensure statutory and mandatory compliance To accept formal appointments as a competent person in accordance with the requirement of GFSL's safe systems of work as required To undertake incidental and emergency or urgent tasks and assignments as per Service Specifications timescales, in a safe manner To positively contribute to the building and development of a culture of excellent customer service, establishing and maintaining an excellent working relationship with the client To take accountability for ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation and company policy including undertaking the role of Fire Warden and/or First Aider as required If successful you will receive: Competitive Salary 25 Statutory Holidays + 8 Bank Holidays Excellent Pension Scheme Sick Pay (Depending on Length of Service) Annual Performance Award Charity Days Thank you, Scheme. All candidates working for our client have been identified as key workers during the Covid-19 pandemic, due to the critical work that they undertake to maintain the prison estate. The stability and security that they can offer is now more relevant than ever. About Our Client: Gov Facilities Services Ltd provide Facilities Management Services, such as cleaning, reactive maintenance, landscaping and planned building repair work to 52 Prison Establishments across Greater London, Kent & Sussex, South West and the East of England. Due to the nature of the environment, you will be asked to complete the standard Security Vetting for the establishments. This will include a criminal records check (standard DBS) along with either Enhanced Level 1, Enhanced Level 2 or Counter Terrorism depending on the appointed establishments. If you already hold a current EL1 or EL2, previous CTC clearance or have worked in that environment before, we are looking to speak to you! If you meet the above criteria and want to be considered for this excellent opportunity, please send your CV via the link provided. Shortlisting will commence with immediate effect. SkyBlue Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring that all hiring decisions are based on competence, performance and business needs. By applying for this role, you are agreeing to our privacy statement which can be found on