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Facilities Engineer (Mechanical) - Plymouth City Council

Hays Building
Up to £38000.0 per annum + £38,000
Closing date
13 Apr 2024

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Job Details

Your new company

You will be joining the local authority of Plymouth, providing a suite of integral services to over 262,000 residents across the region, as well as businesses and visitors. Plymouth City Council are one of the largest employers in Plymouth, employing over 2,500 people ranging from social workers to building surveyors and housing officers.

"We are absolutely committed to listening to our customers and communities and providing quality public services. That means spending people's money wisely and making sure we have a well-motivated, skilled workforce as well as working with our councillors and partners in the city to ensure that the voice of the city is heard at a regional and national level." - Tracey Lee, Chief Executive

Your new role
As a Services Engineer, you will play a critical role in the delivery of both planned and reactive works across a diverse portfolio of public and operational buildings in Plymouth. This varied role will see you undertake several responsibilities, to include:

  • Undertaking site inspections before deciding on the appropriate response taking into consideration the council's maintenance strategy.
  • Liaise with framework contractors in order to deliver responsive maintenance activities, liaising with both building users and other stakeholders throughout.
  • Review and approve invoices and applications for maintenance payments.

This role will see you contribute to Plymouth City Council's carbon reduction agenda, whilst also ensuring condition reports are up to date, and accurate.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this position, you will need to have a good understanding and grounding within mechanical engineering within a building services, facilities or property maintenance environment. In order to demonstrate your capability in this area, you will need to hold at least an ONC or level three qualification.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a starting salary of £38,000, alongside a wide range of market leading employment benefits. Whilst being present on site is important, this role will allow you to work flexibly, taking advantage of hybrid working arrangements where suitable and a formal flexi-hours scheme. You'll be able to access the LGPS contributory pension scheme (, and enjoy an annual leave entitlement of 26 days + bank holidays.

What you need to do now

Are you looking for a career opportunity that will allow you to use your mechanical experience to make a tangible and visible difference in Plymouth, if so, then apply today to be considered!

We are shortlisting for this role immediately, and Plymouth City Council reserve the right to accelerate the interview process. Therefore, don't delay if you might be interested in finding out more.

If you would like to discuss this role informally prior to making an application, please call Tom Yeo - 07864247548.

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