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Maintenance Engineer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As Maintenance Engineer at Sodexo in Reading, we will rely on your expertise and  technical knowledge to undertake any necessary maintenance. You will also oversee mechanical and electrical building services equipment. By keeping others safe, your actions have a meaningful impact. Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way. 

What you'll do:

  • Carry out reactive, proactive, and preventative maintenance, including monthly emergency light testing and repairs.

  • Utilise electrical, mechanical, and fabric proficiency with a flexible "can do" approach.

  • Manage external contractors, ensuring adherence to site standards and procedures.

  • Be an essential part of the local team, ensuring the safe operation and repair of all building services and fabric equipment.

  • Participate in a Rota for reactive maintenance outside operating hours.

  • Undertake occasional weekend/out-of-hours working for intrusive maintenance activities.

  • Work in line with the Permit to Work System SOP.

  • Implement systems for optimal plant maintenance and operation.

  • Participate in energy-saving schemes and promote economic energy use.

  • Contribute to departmental appraisals/performance reviews.

  • Monitor site performance of sub-contractors and report poor performance.

  • Utilize IT systems (Handheld device) as part of the CAFM system Maximo.

  • Work in line with issued Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work.

What you'll bring:

• 5 years’ experience in mechanical building services and plant engineering.

• Good written and verbal communication skills.

• Numerate and computer literate.

• Regulated working background.

• Technical qualification in a recognized trade.

• Willingness to undertake necessary training for multi-skills.

• Positive, up-beat communicative attitude with good attention to detail.

• Ability to work within Safe Systems of Work. – duplicate of above

• Proactive approach to work, ensuring minimum disruption of services.

What we offer:  

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards and benefits for our colleagues and their families:

  • Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work related issues or personal issues such as bereavement.
  • Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and includes access to a 24hr virtual GP and various other services.
  • The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family) and/or the prepayment cashback card.
  • Money Insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
  • Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan
  • A death in Service benefit for colleagues who pass away whilst employed by Sodexo
  • Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo, including apprenticeships and a variety of learning and development tools.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues to do their bit for the environment whilst keeping fit.
  • Volunteering Opportunities to enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment  
  • Competitive compensation  
  • Full training and full protective uniform supplied  

Ready to be part of something greater? Apply today!  

Sodexo reserves the right to close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications

Package Description

Maintenance Engineer 

  • Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday - varied shifts core hours
  • 40 Hours per week
  • £14.00 - £14.50 per hour + Sodexo Benefits
  • Full uniform provided
  • Free parking onsite
  • 20 days annual leave increasing to 25 with service
  • Refer a friend scheme (Talent Spotters)
  • Online Recognition Scheme (Reward Hub)
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About the Company

About Sodexo 

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

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