Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

  • Job Reference: 210509
  • Date Posted: 31 March 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
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  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location: Garrett Anderson Centre, Ipswich Hospital

Business Area: Facilities Management - Ipswich Hospital

Contract: Permanent, full time - 1 in 4 weeks standby rota + call-out

Facilities Management where people come first.

The Kier Facilities Management team offers an incredibly wide range of innovative management and maintenance solutions, right across the UK - from the RAF Duxford base that welcomes over 20,000 visitors a year, to local fire stations that help protect millions of people. We're a crucial part of Kier Specialist Services, providing hard and soft facilities management to hundreds of Government department sites and public buildings - offering you a role that will challenge and reward you, every single day.

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer to join our small and friendly team at the Garrett Anderson. With your flexible approach to work, you will carry out essential maintenance including electrical, mechanical and building maintenance, repairs and replacement.

Key Responsibilities

The main aspect of this position will be to provide maintenance services for buildings, plant and services in compliance with H&S and other regulatory requirements, to provide efficient, effective and compliant service delivery

We will look to you to also contribute to creation and updating of the Planned Maintenance plan; undertake implementation of Minor Works and projects; provide advice on Environmental Conditions, impacts and Energy Management; and monitor sub-contractors, both in and out of hours.

What do we need from you?

We're on the lookout for someone who ideally has relevant qualifications & certifications for mechanical, electrical or building maintenance; and who has ideally held a similar position in a healthcare environment. Ideally you will have an understanding of HTM (Healthcare Technical Memorandums) codes of practise, but will be familiar with codes of practice such as L8.

Part of this means being happy to join the out of hours (on call) rota and to undertake any training deemed required by the service. You may be required to travel and stay away from home at times, and you should ideally be able to attend site within 30 minutes when called out of hours.

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes:

  • Free Life Assurance

  • Access to our valuable pension scheme - Kier Retirement Savings Plan

  • Generous annual leave allowance

  • Options to participate in Cycle2Work and Payroll Giving schemes

  • Two employee Share Scheme options

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers

  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing

Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Please note, you will be required to go through a Enhanced DBS check for this position.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Closing Date: 28th April 2021

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.