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Mechanical Lead - Maintenace Engineer

St Pauls



On behalf of my client, who is a leading London based FM provider, I am recruiting for a lead mechanical engineer to join the team at a high end residential apartment complex located very close to Charing Cross in the heart of London.

Purpose of the role: -

  • The Mechanical Technician will be the lead engineer in a 2 person team providing the building with a engineering presence. they are an integral part of the delivery team ensuring that the engineering services are delivered to the highest possible standard.
  • The successful candidate will have 2 days per week to go into the apartments and carry out HIU & Fan Coil maintenance, replacing filters, fans, motors, etc. The rest of the week will be spent in the plant rooms and within the complex as a whole.

Responsibilities: -

  • To be responsible for carrying out Planned Preventative Maintenance in accordance with HVAC SFG20/CIBSE guidelines, and additionally reactive maintenance / minor works / emergencies relating to the operation of the building’s Electrical and Mechanical Building Services.
  • Carryout out mechanical and minor electrical repairs as and when requested.
  • Ensure plant rooms are tidy and presentable, reporting any issues for rectification.
  • To respond quickly and effectively to any building alarms received from the helpdesk or BMS, and to escalate alarms where necessary, recording all reactive tasks in the log.
  • Ensure the timely return of all PPMs before month end, following up on all recommendations that you have added onto the PPM schedule.
  • Plant will include following: HIU's, Fan Coil's, AHU's, Boilers, Booster Pumps, Pressurisation units, Water treatment, BMS, Lighting, Motors etc.  

Requirements: -

  • Level 3 technical qualification with documentary evidence of vocational training (i.e. Apprenticeship or NVQ 3). .
  • Not less than 5 years post qualification vocational experience.
  • Previous experience of carrying out planned preventive maintenance work in accordance with SFG20/CIBSE guidelines.
  • The capability and attitude to act as the senior representative at the property.
  • The aptitude and people skills to manage and coordinate contractors, work with and escort contractors during maintenance visits, ensuring that working guidelines are followed always.
  • You will need excellent communication skills and be very organised.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • IT literate.

Package: -

  • £39k
  • Pension scheme.
  • Monday to Friday / 8am to 5pm
  • 25 days holiday
  • Plenty of overtime