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Mechanical Junior Estates Officer - HVAC

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

Job Introduction

As Mechanical Junior Estates Officer - HVAC at Sodexo, you will be the go-to person, the one with the answers to everyone's questions, and the one who knows how to keep the facilities operating smoothly. You will be the specialist who will provide technical advice and support for the maintenance of equipment, building fabric, and utility services across the Central Manchester Hospitals estate. 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: 

  • Ensure the safe operation and maintenance of all plant and equipment within the hospital estate, carrying out a range of repairs and new works to a high standard.  You will be responsible for the service, installation, maintenance, and testing of complex ­­­­HVAC systems.
  • Comply with all Company and Client policies and procedures, and statutory regulations, including health and safety, safe working practices, hygiene, cleanliness, fire, COSHH. This will include your awareness of any specific hazards in your workplace
  • Actively champion a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors, and staff

What you bring: 


  • Level 2 / 3 NVQ diplomas in heating & ventilation
  • Experience of HVAC maintenance and installations. 
  • Experience repairing plant and equipment, as well as the ability to fault find, read drawings, diagnose, and repair equipment using your technical knowledge.
  • Ability to keep work pace and meet deadlines, along with good organisation skills
  • Great communication skills, strong teamwork, and a positive attitude 
  • Capable of working as part of a team or unsupervised, and of remaining calm under pressure

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

  • Hours: 37.5 per hour
  • Shift pattern: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:00pm or 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Rate of pay: £18.10 - £21.80 per hour
  • Frequent transport links close by

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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