Mechanical and Electrical Engineer

Location: Greenwich, Greater London |
Salary: £30,000 to £32,000 |
Posted: 21 Dec 2021 |
Closes: 18 Jan 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11084

Role Responsibility:

This role and contract sit within our Facilities Management sector of G4S where we aim to improve the lives of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments.


We have an opportunity for a Mechanical and  Engineer to join our team as part of our contract with Greenwich Schools.


This is a full time role working 40 hours per week working Monday to Friday between 08:00 and 17:00.


Job Outline: 

The Purpose of this job role is to work with the Hard Service’s team to ensure that the M&E Facilities Management service agreement undertaken by G4S for their Client is of the standards required and expected as outlined within the contract terms. To assist the SSMT in providing a high level of expertise within the contract, adherence to company policy and procedures and Health & Safety requirements.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the delivery of the maintenance service in line with the contracted agreement and to ensure the delivery of service is undertaken within the allocated timescales and budgetary targets, working with the Hard Services Manager

  • To work with the Hard Services Manager to ensure that the day to day operation meet’s the contract SLA’s and KPI’s and the periodic auditing of all documentation completed.

  • To assist in the monitoring of the WIP (Work In Progress) to ensure job closure, through Concept.

  • To ensure all M&E Statutory Compliance records are kept and are ready for inspection when requested through periodic auditing, completing and submitting all required data as requested by the Hard Services Manager

  • Assist in the smooth running of the day to day maintenance delivery to site’s allocated.

  • To maintain a high level of site Health and safety throughout the companies/Clients work place.

  • To assist in the accident and near miss reporting through Integrator.

  • To assist in the monitoring of all visitors / contractors whilst under the management of G4S.

  • Monitoring of site documentation, maintenance records, and logs ensuring all scheduled Plan Preventative Maintenance is carried out as scheduled

  • Advising SSMT’s on monthly report covering Statutory requirements and activities within the period to the Administrative Assistant

  • To review all maintenance breakdowns and assist/advise in the obtaining of quotations to rectify/repair works when requested.

  • Have an awareness of all reactive jobs that are logged through the Help Desk are completed and signed of within the allocated time

  • Carry out audits of facilities as required by the Service Level Agreement and Management 

  • Ensure the safe custody of keys, fobs and access cards as entrusted.

  • Carry plant room and work area audits

  • Work proactively with the Hard Services Manager in the reduction of current maintenance work that is sub contracted, to evaluate where savings can be made, through works being carried out in house making recommendations and putting into place as agreed.

  • Covering of SSMT’s for sickness and holidays

  • Working with the Hard Services Manager in the management of Projects in particular within recess periods

  • Support the in house training program for the SSMT’s and day to day on job training and coaching

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Criteria:

  • NVQ 2 or equivalent within the building/maintenance industry

  • Have 5 years experience within the building/maintenance industry

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Proactive approach

  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels

  • Calm disposition

  • Good working knowledge of maintenance activities 

  • Knowledge of the requirements to meet statutory requirements.

  • IT literate with the ability to use Chrome, Google and email.

  • Understanding of the planned preventative maintenance methods


Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience within PFI school contracts 

  • Previous experience in a similar role



  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions.

  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme.

  • Subsidised healthcare plan.

  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving.

  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics).

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

  • Progression, training and development opportunities. 




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