We have a great opportunity for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join our Estates team at The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). STFC is one of Europe’s largest science research organisations.
Location: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire
Salary: £24,777 - £28,932 per annum (dependent on experience and inclusive on an annual allowance)
Grade: UKRI C
Contract Type: Open Ended
Hours: Full Time
Join Our Team
We have a great opportunity for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join our Estates team at The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). STFC is one of Europe’s largest science research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science and engineering.
As part of UK Research and Innovation, STFC offers a benefits package designed to provide an excellent work/life balance. This includes 30 days’ annual leave, 10.5 public and privilege days, Christmas shut down, flexible working hours, a workplace nursery, an exceptional defined benefit pension scheme, and social and sporting activities and societies.
About The Role
The STFC Estates department is responsible for the development of our three principal campuses; the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) in Oxfordshire, The Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire and the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh.
The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer within the Estates department will be responsible for the efficient day to day execution of maintenance activities relating to the mechanical HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) services at STFC sites in Oxfordshire including RAL and Cosener’s House. You will carry out maintenance duties to sustain and improve heating, ventilation and air-conditioning services to support STFCs world-class science environment.
Further duties will include;
- operation and maintenance of the estates mechanical services
- installation, operation, fault finding, repair, and maintenance of a wide range of mechanical building services and HVAC controls
- undertaking an active role in site services condition surveys and formal inspection, testing and verification of systems (additional training and qualifications could be supported)
- carrying out legionella related maintenance tasks, including system flushing, temperature tests, water sampling and storage vessel inspections.
You will hold a City & Guilds level 2 & 3 (or an NVQ accredited equivalent) in a mechanical engineering discipline.
Ideally the applicant will have experience in the building services industry, including experience of fault finding in heating, ventilation and mechanical plant systems.
Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role. Please also state where you saw this role advertised.
Applications are received by UK SBS; to apply please visit our job board at https://www.topcareer.jobs/Vacancy/irc253836_10653.aspx . Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on +44 (0)1793 867000.
If you would like to discuss the role before applying please contact Matt Watts on 07775 701834
The closing date for applications is 12th June 2020.