Building Services Engineer

  • Location

    Dartford, Kent

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Our client is an integrated facilities management services who provide the solutions, support, and facilities management services and they are looking for a Building Services Engineer to be based on a static site in Crossness, Dartford.

Job Purpose:

  • To provide support as part of a multi-disciplined team. This role covers both reactive and planned preventative maintenance.
  • The individual is expected to manage his/her own workload.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Routine reactive maintenance, as well cover for planned preventative maintenance tasks as directed by Supervisor covering all buildings within the site and the following:
  • To undertake all duties in a safe, tidy and responsible manner in accordance with H&S requirements
  • Carry out the service and maintenance of the diverse types of building services plant equipment (PPMs and reactive) under the contract in accordance with current standards and safety procedures.
  • Carry our minor electrical works.
  • Carry out minor building fabric works.
  • To ensure that all relevant paper work is completed satisfactorily to the expected standard
  • Provide assistance to third parties as and when required.
  • To work reasonable overtime as and when required.
  • Assistance on other sites can be expected.
  • To be responsible for the care and proper use of equipment and tools
  • Ensure that spares and materials are used in a cost effective manner
  • Support other team members as and when required
  • To carry out other duties as may be reasonably requested by site management or the client
  • Engage and manage contractor delivery for planned and reactive work.
  • Takes responsibility for your own workload and where possible ensure that the target times for each task are met
  • Manage your own workload and work efficiently
  • Comply with the client's company rules and maintain a high standard of discipline
  • Provide assistance to third parties as and when required.
  • Support the completion of a wide range of planned and reactive maintenance activities in accordance with site and company rules, procedures and Safe Systems of Work.
  • Liaise with supervisor / service centre administrators to ensure all services are carried out on time in accordance with site service planner.
  • Out of Hours work could be required - Call out Cover approx. 1 week in 7
  • Part of call out rota
  • Travel required to other locations for support/ cover

Personal Specification:

  • Educated to a good level
  • Experience in building maintenance
  • Awareness of Health and Safety regulation
  • Knowledge of risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work
  • Must be open to receiving training and development as an when required
  • Must be able to work under own initiative and take direction well
  • Valid full driving licence
  • Substantial operational and technical experience with demonstrated potential.
  • Technical expertise, qualifications or apprenticeship in a craft skill or engineering discipline would be an important pre-requisite of the role.
  • Knowledge of key operational procedures e.g. time sheets, planned maintenance systems, Quality and Health & Safety.
  • Substantial operational and technical experience with demonstrated potential.
  • Experience of positively dealing with the resolution of customer problems within specific contracts.
  • Demonstrated 'hands-on' technical expertise in a number of key operational areas.
  • Smart, presentable appearance
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • A team player with the ability to work from their own initiative

If you do not hear from us within seven days, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.