Mechanical Shift Engineer

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire |
Salary: £39,390.79 - £41,160.30 |
Posted: 31 May 2024 |
Closes: 28 Jun 2024 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 13687

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 acquiring 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 Shift 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 42 hours per week across a rolling shift pattern of 2 days(7am - 7pm), 2 nights(7pm - 7am), 4 days off. Overtime is available 


Some of the key responsibilities of the role are:


  • Undertake all work to a high standard and in accordance with the SLA and KPIs, site policies, health and safety rules and regulations.

  • Monitor, operate and utilise 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 statutory inspections.

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

  • Oversee and escort contractors where required, ensuring their work is satisfactorily completed in line with risk assessments, method statements and contract KPIs.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Criteria:


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

  • Experience in a facilities maintenance environment or similar.

  • IT Literate

  • Ability to obtain DV Clearance. 


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% Golden Hello payment on commencement of employment.

  • 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.

  • 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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