Mechanical Engineer

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire |
Salary: £35,390.79 - £37,160.33 |
Posted: 12 Feb 2024 |
Closes: 11 Mar 2024 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 13738

Role Responsibility:



Salary: £39,390.79 - £41,160.30 per annum (potential to earn further allowances for AP duties and holding a qualification in a second trade)

Working Hours: Permanent, Full Time, 40 hours per week

Location: Cheltenham, GL51 0EX


Excellent benefits package including 2.5% Golden Hello payment on commencement of employment and a £2,000 annual retention bonus (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to obtaining and maintaining clearance requirements. 


Are you an experienced Mechanical Engineer within a facilities maintenance environment? Are you an excellent communicator? Are you very organised and work well under pressure?


At G4S Facilities Management we are passionate about the services we deliver; and our facilities management professionals are at the heart of everything that we do.


We are looking to recruit a Mechanical Engineer to join our friendly team at a prestigious building in Cheltenham to deliver planned and reactive maintenance and to carry out mechanical installation, inspection and testing. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 7am and 4pm with the ability to undertake overtime


Some of the key responsibilities of the role are:


  • Undertake planned and reactive maintenance in accordance with site requirements 

  • Monitor and operate the mobile PDA device to support service delivery.

  • Respond to defects, faults and client requests and identify root causes of breakdowns and faults.

  • Maintain and update records relating to inspections.

  • Identify and arrange for the requisition of materials in support of maintenance work orders.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Criteria:


  • Minimum NVQ Level 2 in an appropriate mechanical discipline or equivalent.

  • Experience in a facilities maintenance environment or similar.

  • IT Literate


Desirable Criteria:


  • Electrical Conversion Course.

  • Refrigeration/Air Conditioning knowledge.




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;


  • 2.5% if salary Golden Hello payment on commencement of employment.

  • Annual retention bonus of £2,000 (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to achieving and maintaining clearance requirements.

  • 33 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays.

  • Progression, training and development catered to you.

  • 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.


Do you think you’ve got what it takes to add value to our success? We would love to hear from you and look forward to receiving your application.


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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