Fabric Engineer

Location: London, Greater London |
Salary: £34,500 |
Posted: 15 Mar 2024 |
Closes: 26 Apr 2024 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 15485

Role Responsibility:

Fabric Engineer

Salary: £34,500 per annum 

Working Hours: Permanent, Full-Time 40 Hours per week Monday - Friday 

Location: Tower Hamlet Schools


Tower Hamlets Schools portfolio. The portfolio is made up of 25 schools all located within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.


The Maintenance Engineer-Fabric will be working within the Hard FM delivery of the contract, to provide an effective and compliant delivery of hard fm
fabric maintenance services to schools within the Greenwich Schools contract. They will liaise regularly with the Engineering Team Leader and Facilities Manager to
ensure that work being carried out fully meets their requirements.


Main Duties will include:

  • Carry out maintenance inspection and repairs to various types of building fabric elements on site, at Greenwich school where necessary, and within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience.

  • Give support to a Second School contract for  Tower Hamlets Schools  covering when required for staff sickness, Annual leave and Operational requirements.

  • Deal effectively and safely with breakdowns and damage to assets etc. within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience as required and by out of hours response where necessary.

  • Ensure that all reactive and maintenance tasks are completed to a high standard within the contracted SLA’s

  • Ensure all planned maintenance tasks are completed within the designated time period to enable full statutory compliance

  • Diagnosing faults on all building fabric elements such as roofing, drainage and rainwater and rectifying where necessary and within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience.

  • Following detailed drawings and operational maintenance manuals in order to carry out all planned maintenance, routine inspections and reactive repairs

  • Provide a client-facing interface to ensure a high level of communication is delivered to the client.

  • Manage subcontractor work performance as and when required for site attendance

  • Produce clear and concise written reports in a timely manner.

  • Maintain the professional image of G4S and the client at all times.

  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with all G4S & client employees and representatives.


The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Criteria:

  • Fire Risk Assessment Awareness

  • SLA Management

  • Excellent knowledge of Statutory Compliance 

  • Read construction “As Installed drawings and schematics” and O & M Documentation to check information relating to facility design and construction.

  • Work at height using ladders and scaffolding as directed and in accordance with the Company’s safe systems of work.

  • Training in access methods such as- PASMA / IPAF / MEWPS etc.

  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal

  • Ability to approach problems and consider potential solutions

  • Demonstrable aptitude for practical, hands on skills

  • Ability to work carefully, methodically and safely


Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of building maintenance and construction  activities        

  • Experience in working in an education environment and associated procedures 

  • Experience and knowledge of other trades related to building operation and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of Safe Systems Of Work relevant to the work area.

  • Knowledge of legislation and technical standards relevant to experience

  • IT Skills


While working for G4S, you are entitled to a number of benefits and offers from G4S partners and other organisations, from employee assistance provided through WeCare, to RAC cover and so much more, including the below;


  • Progression, training and development catered to you

  • Charity Work - 1 Volunteering day 

  • Uniform Provided

  • Annual leave entitlement – 20 days plus bank holidays  Pro Rata

  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving

  • Refer A Friend incentives 

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions.

  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme.

  • Subsidised healthcare plan.

  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving.

  • Confidential Counselling Services

  • 24/7 support specialising in health and medical 

  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.









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