Senior Mechanical and Electrical Technician

Location: Oxford |
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 |
Posted: 19 May 2022 |
Closes: 16 Jun 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11165

Role Responsibility:

Senior M&E Technician

Churchill Hospital, Oxford


£40k - £45k


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 environments.

We are actively seeking to recruit a Senior M&E Technician to join our team on our Churchill Hospital contract to be based in Oxford, OX3 7LE.  The hours of work are 40 per week, Monday to Sunday, covering various shifts.

As a Senior M&E Technician, you must be able to deal with complex and changing circumstances, work well with others and be cooperative, act professionally and have great written, verbal and analytical communication in order to provide great customer service and deliver business objectives.


Job Outline:

A dedicated Ventilation and Medical Gas engineer with relevant qualifications to undertake mechanical based FM on behalf of G4SFM.


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • 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.

  • Act as AP for Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Medical Gases on site and undertake specialist works including planning of these in line with HTM 03-01 and HTM 02-01.

  • Liaise with AE for Ventilation and Medical Gases and Trust Infection Prevention & Control to ensure compliance with HTMs is achieved.

  • Write up maintenance reports and technical procedures for Building Maintenance Activities allied to Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Medical Gases.

  • 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 ventilation and medical gas systems including equipment and services on site, where necessary and within their range of qualifications, levels of competence, training and experience.

  • Diagnosing faults on Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Medical Gas 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.

  • Assisting in the development of maintenance routines, procedures, risk assessments, preparing and maintaining relevant technical records.

  • Working with other craft qualified, semi-skilled and unskilled 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 Criteria:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience within building and facilities maintenance.

  • Minimum of Level 3 Qualification in related trade.

  • Demonstrate ability to manage Staff and Subcontractors.


Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of working in Health Care Facilities/Pharmaceutical or Manufacturing environments.

  • High level specialism in Mechanical systems.

  • Experience of BMS systems.

  • Ventilation / Medical Gas AP status.

  • 18th Edition (IET) Wiring Regulations.

  • Underfloor Heating.

  • Ground Source Heat Systems.

  • ONC / HND / Degree Qualification in Mechanical Services.



  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions.

  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme.

  • 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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