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Mechanical Engineer - Bedfordshire

  • Location: Central Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £41k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

My client one of the UKs largest Facilities Management companies are looking for a Mechanical Engineer with extensive steam boiler experience to join their team in the Bedfordshire area.

Summary of role
To ensure all conditions are maintained at all times with regard to critical building systems. To carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), reactive and breakdown works to the steam boiler plant on site. Engineers must be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge of steam boilers and steam systems which will include the ability to fault find using the production of graphical information and the utilisation of current alarm data.

Tasks and Responsibilities
• Ensure the steam boiler is maintained as per OEM specifications and that required daily checks are carried out.
• Ensure that routine PPM is carried out to all mechanical and electrical plant in accordance with Site task schedules and asset lists.
• Ensure that reactive tasks throughout the building are completed and be proactive in highlighting areas where improvements can be made.
• Ensure that plant faults and defects are swiftly remedied to maintain plant in serviceable order at all times.
• Ensure that suitable spares are available to carry out both maintenance and reactive works. To provide parts lists and estimated timescales to carry out remedial works.
• Ensure that all relevant paperwork is completed regarding PPM, reactive and breakdown works and that it is recorded on our CAFM system.
• Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared and used for all tasks undertaken to ensure safe working practices at all times.
• Ensure the provision of a Safe and Healthy working environment. To include the wearing of uniform and PPE at all times.
• Supervising and monitoring of sub-contractors works whilst they are on site undertaking maintenance.
• Ensure assigned tasks are actioned and completed as appropriate.
• To ensure tasks as directed are completed with the appropriate H&S awareness/implementation.
• Ensure an awareness and compliance to the contractual KPIs/SLAs.
• Ensure system is kept up to date and that PPM and reactive tickets are closed out with accurate data captured.
• Any other task as directed by the management team.

• Good all-round knowledge of steam plant, daily steam plant checks, diagnostic and repair procedures, working knowledge of building services systems and maintenance schedules.
• A good level of written and spoken English and numeracy (GCSE English & Maths or equivalent)
• Steam boiler operator’s qualification (BOAS D6A)
• Formally trained in electrical/mechanical maintenance
• Recognised Health and Safety Qualification, such as IOSH
• Experience of operating and maintaining steam boilers and steam systems
• Experience of maintaining all relevant mechanical and electrical equipment to clearly defined criteria.
• Good all-round knowledge of diagnostic and repair procedures.
• Working knowledge of building services systems/ maintenance schedules.
• Mechanical maintenance skills.
• Aptitudes Good verbal communication and written English skills.
• Character Committed to the delivery of excellent customer service.
• Calm manner, able to work under pressure. Able to make sound decisions.
• Able to ascend and descend vertical access equipment.

The role is permanent paying 41k with 1k shift allowance, previous experience in a similar role is essential.

If you deem yourself suitable for this position, please apply immediately.