Role details

Building services engineer

City of London   •   £16 - £18 per hour (£33,277 - £37,437)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Building services Technician needed for East London NHS hospital
  • Building services maintenance Technician who is mechanically biased

About Our Client

The client a large NHS hospital has one site with excellent transport links including buses and trains into central London.

The team is small comprising of 6 engineers who often work close together there is a lot of opportunity for over time as well as a permanent role that can lead to progression. The building services technician will fit into the team well as the client wll offer full support.

Job Description

  • Diagnose and repair faults in Mechanical installations, plant and equipment, dealing with new situations as they arise.
  • Develop an understanding of the Mechanical systems in NHS buildings and pass on knowledge to others.
  • Fabricate, assemble and install new work.
  • When working with a semi-skilled tradesman to be responsible for the guidance/supervision of his / her work.
  • After suitable training perform Competent Person duties for the following systems; Low Voltage Electrical, Medical Gases, Boiler and Pressure, Disinfection / Sterilisation etc.
  • Undertake training where necessary to learn new techniques.
  • To be proficient and versatile in the safe usage of all standard tools and Mechanical test apparatus.
  • Skilled use of various technical machinery including; lathes, milling machines etc. an advantage.
  • Understand the inter relationship between other maintenance crafts.
  • To attend lectures and training when requested by the Estates Manager including all annual training.
  • Prepare pressure vessels such as heating Calorifiers for insurance inspections.
  • Responding to emergency situations and remaining on duty until the work is completed. This is not a frequent requirement.
  • To remain professionally up to date with all statutory and legal requirements.
  • Assist the Charge hands to complete minor projects works as directed by the Director/Head of Estates and Facilities/Engineering
  • Day to day use of various expensive items of plant and equipment, including the central Boiler house.
  • Lone working is a requirement of this post assuming the relevant H&S requirements are adhered to.
  • The post will be subject to annual appraisal when objectives will be set.
  • To maintain a satisfactory standard of cleanliness and hygiene throughout the job function and places of work.
  • The post holder will be expected to adhere to the Estates code of dress; uniform will be worn at all times.
  • Out of hours communicate with other members of Trust staff in a professional manner
  • To communicate liaise with Estates subcontractors out of hours
  • Any other duties commensurate with the grade as required facilitating the smooth running of the department.

The Successful Applicant

The building services technician needs to have a mechanical/building service background

NHS background is desirable but not essential

The candidate will need to be able to work alone and be proactive.

Must have worked with chillers, pumps, motors before including maintenance and diagnosing faults

Ideal candidate will have equivalent to Level 3 in mechanically engineering or a HND/HNC in building services

Must be able to diagnose technical faults with BMS control systems

What's on Offer

This building services technician job offers a competitive rate above the current market value.

Also there is a lot of overtime available and the opportunity to go permanent.

Under the permanent contract the candidate will have access to all NHS benefits including pension, training, discount schemes, child care vouchers, annual leave plus more.

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