Mechanical Maintenance Assistant

Job Description

Description and requirements

Skanska, one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups, is an inclusive and responsible business that is helping to build a better society. 

We are looking for a Mechanical Bias Maintenance Worker to join our King's Mill Hospital team in Mansfield. 


  • Completion of tasks either as part of the reactive or planned work programme to a high standard associated with Trust sites.  
  • Complete documentation as part of the record systems management requirements.  
  • Undertake a variety of works which could include one or all of the following:
  • Maintenance on the Dialysis Ward.  Daily recording and inspection of water systems, changing of service filters, salt levels and free chlorine tests, softener inspection and regeneration if required.
  • Maintenance in the Operating Theatres.  Cleaning and replacement of primary and secondary air filters, checking theatre lighting including operating lamps.
  • Maintenance of the building fabric.  Inspection of doors and closing devices in all areas including Theatres.
  • External site services and infrastructure.  Inspection of main drainage system, cleaning/unblocking and working with the specialist contractors, replacement of pipework and drainage fittings.  
  • Boiler house maintenance.
  • Assisting with the maintenance and testing of the fire alarm systems and attending when alarms are activated.

We’re looking for:

  • Have a recognised NVQ level 2 in Mechanical Engineering
  • Fit and able bodied in order to undertake the tasks involved.
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.
  • Possess basic computer literacy skills.
  • Possess knowledge of building services and general building maintenance.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working within building and building services maintenance.
  • Evidence of working within acute health care premises would be advantageous (but not essential).

Equal opportunities

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender identity or expression, age, religion, sexual orientation and any other protected characteristic – we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and high-performing teams. We call it Naturally Skanska. 

Flexible working 

We welcome you to ask about flexibility at interview stage and we will explore what is possible for the role. 

Reasonable adjustments  

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us using if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application.

More information about the role 

Please note this is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us: 

Closing date 

The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the business.