Mechanical Supervisor

Location: Bridgwater, Somerset |
Salary: £41,000 |
Posted: 16 Sep 2021 |
Closes: 30 Sep 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 10202

Role Responsibility:


Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1UD

40 hours, Full Time, Permanent

£41,000 per Annum

Excellent company benefits including Contributory Pension


As a leading Facilities Management company, G4S FM improves the lives of millions of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments. We support the efficient delivery of front line services in critical environments for the private sector, national and local government agencies.

At G4S FM our expertise in sectors such as defence, courts and hospitals is second to none. Our success is underpinned by the way we attract, develop and engage with our people, as well as the culture and values that shape the way we work and how our colleagues carry out their roles.

Our values are integral to everything we do. We act with integrity and respect. We are passionate about safety, security and service excellence and we achieve this through innovation and teamwork. We are a sustainable, ethical business and this is key to the ongoing success of G4S FM.


We have an opportunity for a Mechanical Supervisor to join our team at Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Somerset.

This is an exciting time to join the G4S Facilities Management Team at Hinkley Point C. We are three years into our ten year contract, working on the largest construction site in Europe. 

The first new nuclear power station to be built in the UK in over 20 years; Hinkley Point C in Somerset will provide low-carbon electricity for around 6 million homes and bring lasting benefits to the UK economy.

Construction and operation of Hinkley Point C will create 25,000 employment opportunities, up to 1,000 apprenticeships and 64% of the project’s construction value is predicted to go to UK companies. There are currently over 4,000 workers on site.

This is a full time role working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 0800 - 1700. The salary for this role is £41,000 per annum.

As the Mechanical Supervisor, you will be supporting the Mechanical Lead in leading and overseeing a team of Plumbing and Air Conditioning Engineers on a mobile basis across a range of sites within the Hinkley Point C contract. To ensure that the team of engineers complete all PPM and reactive maintenance activities in a timely manner and in line with contract SLAs and statutory compliance. 

A fully qualified and experienced Mechanical Engineer with Air Conditioning and Plumbing experience is necessary.


Key Responsibilities of this role are:

  • Lead a team of Air Conditioning Engineers and Plumbers, carrying out set to works, permit to works where necessary and supervise with reactive, PPM and minor project tasks.
  • Quality check and sign off on minor installation works
  • Keep updated F-Gas logs and monitor with the Air Conditioning team.
  • Keep LRA current and up to date and audit log books with Plumbing team.
  • Help formulate quotes to upgrade existing systems and equipment that are at capacity as well as to install on new minor works projects.
  • Carry out Health and Safety checks on team and working environments.
  • Liaise with specialist sub-contractors and set to works to enable servicing
  • Operate planned maintenance procedures for assets effectively and safely within their range of qualifications, training and experience.
  • Deal effectively and safely with breakdowns and damage to assets within their range of qualifications, training and experience as required and by out of hours response where necessary.
  •  Write up reports and technical procedures for Building Maintenance Activities.
  •  Assist in the training and development of other maintenance/technical staff involved in site maintenance activities.
  • Maintain inspection and repairs to various types of heating, water, ventilation, electrical, mechanical and security etc. equipment and services on site.
  • Follow detailed drawings and operational maintenance manuals in order to carry out all planned maintenance, routine inspections and repairs.
  • Work 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 in respect of Integrated Facilities Management Systems on the maintained sites.
  • Operate on a fixed site basis for a defined period, to assist in project/development work or to cover for an absent site manager/engineer.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Requirements are:

  • Fully qualified and experienced Mechanical Engineer with AC and Plumbing experience.
  • Experience of Building and Facilities Maintenance.
  • F-Gas.
  • C&G NVQ level 2 in Air Conditioning & Plumbing, or equivalent.
  • Full, clean Driving Licence.


Company Benefits:

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions
  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
  • 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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