Maintenance Engineer

MP081 – Maintenance Engineer

Central London (Z1-3)

Salary £32,000 - £36,000 DOE + Benefits


Our esteemed client has been in the HVAC industry for many years specialising in commercial chillers, boilers and air conditioning and more recently progressed into FM Services.

Due to growth we are now looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer to be part of a team servicing various sites within central London (Z1-3).

The role will be wide ranging and we are looking for someone who is keen to make a difference, demonstrate high level of craftmanship, be able to work alone as well as being able to supervise contractors when needed.

An eye for detail and quality is important.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • To carry out planned maintenance within plant room areas 
  • Working on foot around Central London, The West End and The City of London
  • Responding to reactive call outs and attending site to fix
  • Mechanical duties: pump overhauls, valve and pipework repairs, cooling tower testing, vibration analysis, fixing leaks, HIU servicing, belt and pully alinement checks, fault finding, chiller and boiler checks, water treatment / temperature monitoring and constantly look for ways to reduce the overall cost of the production
  • Electrical Duties: motor testing, BMS monitoring, meter checks, fault finding and constantly look for ways to reduce the overall cost of the production
  • Servicing AHU's, FCU's, HIU’s, chiller ceilings, underfloor heating and a good working knowledge of M&E/HVAC/Pumps/Water Treatment
  • Good understanding of L8/Legionella
  • Be a good problem solver and ability to fault find and rectify
  • Manage subcontractors and the company’s other technical resources
  • Oversee Health & Safety in line with our client’s systems
  • Develop quotations for additional works and repairs as required

Skills & qualifications required:

  • A time served mechanical / electrical apprenticeship
  • City & Guilds or equivalent Electrical/Mechanical Engineering/Air Conditioning
  • Confident work on with plastic fusion welded pipework, Press fit, screwed and soldered pipework and fittings
  • Confident in carrying out pump overhauls including bearing changes, seal replacements
  • NHC HND (desirable but not essential)
  • Previous experience in the Building Services environment (6 years ideally)
  • IT literate and be comfortable working with an electronic works management system (CAFM)
  • Be a good problem solver and ability to fault find and rectify
  • Have good technical knowledge whilst also being able to be the face of the company and able to speak with clients when required

The Salary/Benefits:

  • Up to £36,000 depending on experience
  • Zones 1 + 2 + 3 Travel Card
  • Contributory Company Pension Scheme

Hours of work:

  • 08:00 till 17:00 Monday to Friday
  • Call out will become part for this role going forward but not for the first 2 months
  • Some overtime maybe available but cannot be guaranteed

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