Building Services Engineer

  • Permanent
  • London
  • Salary: £ 37000.00 per annum
  • Job Reference: NS/HQ00011572
Catch 22 are currently working alongside a unique and innovative FM provider to add a Building Services Engineer to their ever-growing team.
The organisation has recently acquired 3 new clients in Central London and they are looking for an engineer to work across the 3 sites based in Aldgate and Soho. Two of the buildings are brand new, bespoke built and the third is 7 years of age.
The main duties and responsibilities of the role are;
  • Overall responsibility for timely completion of all maintenance and reactive tasks associated with client assets. The first line of response for all associated M&E and Fabric issues.
  • Carry out regular and periodic inspections (including all statutory, mandatory requirements and insurance inspections) to maintain the efficiency and safety of M&E installations including fire safety, firefighting equipment and security systems. Liaise with client staff over specific requirements.
  • Maintain records and computer-based record management systems to nationally agreed standards including statutory testing and inspection, technical records, files, diaries, drawings and reports.
  • Carry out all necessary maintenance works on M&E services and installations including electrical systems, heating and hot water installations, fire alarms and security systems, works machines, lifts and any other relevant systems etc.
  • Support the arrangements in place to enable subcontractors to undertake routine and emergency breakdown maintenance both in and out of hours.
  • Assist the client in setting maintenance priorities, forward programmes and budgets.
  • Assist with the preparation delegated planned maintenance projects. Prepare schedules and specifications and place orders. Audit, supervise/ check works on completion.
  • Where requested provide technical M&E advice and support to the client.
  • Liaise with other professionals undertaking project work and contribute site and maintenance information where required.
  • Liaise with and participate in site and property teams and provide technical input in other areas e.g. security, health and safety, risk assessments, utility infrastructures, counter disaster planning and other appropriate initiatives.
  • With the client, ensure the effective implementation of the Asset Management Plan, to inform the planning and management of works across the estate.
  • Undertake other works of a similar nature as required and directed by the client and Account Manager.
The ideal candidate for this role must have;
  • Minimum level BTEC/HNC/HND in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or similar.
  • Relevant experience in completing PPM and Reactive tasks.
  • Experience in supervising contracts and managing small projects.
  • Experience in dealing with clients at a high level.
  • Experience in working to agreed targets within a commercial environment.
  • An in-depth knowledge of M&E engineering.
  • Familiarity with the general risks and hazards associated with building work including asbestos
  • A reasonable understanding of construction and health and safety knowledge and legislation.
Personality is important! These are 3 very different sites and very different clients. As such you must have;
  • Good communication skills and ability to relate to all levels within the organisations.
  • Client focused skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as a team player.
  • A confident and courteous manner, both in person and on the telephone.
  • Ability to work as an individual or as a team member.
There is a fantastic salary on offer plus excellent benefits.
If you are interested in hearing more, please give Natalie Swallow a call on 0203 955 6498 or send your CV across.

Start Date: 19 Sep 2018