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Mechanical Engineer Rugby, Warwickshire £25,500 - £26,000

Mechanical Engineer

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire |
Salary: £25,500 - £26,000 |
Posted: 27 Sep 2019 |
Closes: 22 Nov 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 8122

Role Responsibility:

Mechanical Engineer

HMP Rye Hill, Nr Rugby

Salary range £25,500 - £26,000 per annum

Full-time (40 hours per week)

As the world’s leading security solutions group with operations in over 120 countries and more than 625,000 employees worldwide, G4S is a truly unique company. We’re bigger, more diverse and involved in more fascinating, cutting-edge projects than many people would imagine and we now have an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our Facilities Management team at HMP Rye Hill. 

HMP Rye Hill is situated in Willoughby, near Rugby, Warwickshire and is a category B training prison acting as a national resource for sentenced male adults who have been convicted of a current or previous sex offence(s).

The successful candidate will be fully qualified with experience within a mechanical engineering discipline.  They will be required to maintain and repair assets, building fabric, services and utilities across the prison estate that is the responsibility of G4SFM so must be able to show past working experience of buildings and facilities maintenance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate within planned maintenance procedures for assets etc, effectively and safely within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience.
  • 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.
  • Write up maintenance reports and technical procedures for Building Maintenance Activities.
  • Assist in the training and development of other maintenance/technical staff involved in site maintenance activities.
  • Carry out maintenance inspection and repairs to various types of heating, water, ventilation, mechanical equipment and services on site, where necessary and within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience
  • Diagnosing faults on all mechanical support systems 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.
  • Carry out maintenance inspection and repairs to various assets, building fabric throughout the prison estate, e.g. furniture, internal /external fixtures and fittings, grounds, access and car parking, etc.
  • Assisting in the development of maintenance routines, procedures, risk assessments, preparing and maintaining relevant technical records. 
  • Working with other craft qualified, semi-skilled and non-skilled maintenance staff to develop cross-skilling and cover all levels and aspects of maintenance activities on a team work basis.
  • Participate in emergency call out arrangements and provide cover where necessary during sickness absence periods.
  • Carry out maintenance activities to assist in project and improvement development works, offering alternatives to improve the effectiveness of the operation of the site, review current legislation / regulations within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience.


The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills

  • Fully qualified and experienced within a mechanical engineering discipline. 
  • Experience of building and facilities maintenance

 

Desirable Skills

  • Specialism’s in HVAC systems, Gas systems /equipment maintenance.(Gas Safe qualified)
  • A/C repairs & maintenance.
  • Legionella & WRAS Controls and regulations.
  • Experience of BMS systems
  • Full clean driving licence

 

If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us. Our benefits are as you would expect from a large global organisation and include a company pension, training, career development, generous holiday entitlement, uniform and access to our on-site gym.

Please note that this vacancy is subject to a 10 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S and the Secretary of State for the Home Office and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 5 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 10 years as part of the security screening process for this role.


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