Mechanical and Engineering Shift Technician

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire |
Salary: £32,000 to £35,000 |
Posted: 13 Jan 2022 |
Closes: 27 Jan 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 9482

Role Responsibility:

Shift Technician - Mechanical and Engineering

£32,000 to £35,000 per annum, plus annual retention bonus of £2,000, subject to maintaining Clearance requirements

33 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays, plus 2.5 Privilege days per year

Company pension scheme with employer contributions


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

We have an opportunity for a M&E Shift Technician to join our team based in Cheltenham.

As an M&E Shift Technician, you will work within a rotary shift pattern delivering planned and reactive maintenance and will respond as necessary to all incidents as directed to minimise business disruption and operational down time. This is a full time role working 42 hours per week covering various shifts.

You will also be responsible for attending all planned and unplanned work across a multi-disciplined arena – electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatic and process, to ensure that all assets are maintained in line with KPI’s, SLA’s and best practice methodologies.

You will be required to service, test, diagnose and repair process control systems and automatic control devices related to the building services plant and equipment. This includes the ability to liaise / assist with other services as necessary for the efficient delivery of work activities, workmanship and productivity to comply with the performance standard.


Other Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Responding to defects, faults and client requests and work with others to identify root causes to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Oversee contractors, ensuring their work is satisfactorily completed.
  • Maintain accurate maintenance records on the site CAFM system.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Criteria:

  • Electrically/Mechanically trained with experience in a commercial or industrial FM service delivery environment.
  • The ability to test and inspect electrical circuits.
  • Nationally recognised relevant qualifications.


Benefits include:

  • Annual retention bonus of £2,000 (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to maintaining Clearance requirements.
  • 33 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays, plus 2.5 Privilege days per year. 
  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions.
  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users.
  • 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.


Please be aware that due to the nature of the business security clearance to a high government level will be required.



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