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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer - Health and Care

Job Introduction

As a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer at Sodexo Queens Hospital in Romford 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 site facilities operating smoothly and in working order. You will be the facilities support specialist who will provide advice and support for the maintenance of equipment and utility services across the Hospital. Your attention details and pride in craftmanship will positively impact those around you and make a welcoming difference in their environment. 

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to focus on the safe operation and maintenance of all plant and equipment within the hospital site. You will be involved in a wide range of Mechanical work, fault finding and repairs ensuring planned preventative maintenance (PPM) Statutory, Routine and reactive work is carried out. This is a busy hospital environment open every day 365 days per year so flexibility is essential. The work activities, which can be complex and/or non-routine involve assistance with fault diagnosis & fault rectification, maintenance, and capital work across the Trust.

Successful candidates will need to have relevant qualifications together with consistent experience in a similar environment. You will be required to act on your own initiative; there is a need for accuracy, attention to detail, numeracy and record keeping whilst leading from the front with regards to the mechanical team.

This is a great opportunity to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

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.

Main Responsibilities 
What you’ll do:

  • To work in hazardous areas taking all safety measures to prevent danger, avoid injury and prevent damage to equipment.
  • Liaison with contractors appointed on Maintenance tasks, capital projects and minor upgrade works.
  • To liaise with subcontractors and the in-house team regarding plant or equipment, update and take instruction from the Mechanical Supervisor.
  • At all times to carry Trust/Sodexo communication devices (Tablets/ mobile phones etc) to facilitate immediate response to emergencies.
  • Provide such flexibility as necessary to cover emergency works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and participate in the on-call rota.
  • Observe all statutory and legal requirements, particularly in relation to Health & Safety at Work Act, Health Technical Memoranda and current legislation.
  • Use Sodexo’s CAFM system for work processing and monitoring of estates Maintenance procedures in the required timescales.
  • Undertake Authorised Person duties as per operational requirements.
  • To provide subject matter experience and advise on operational requirements in either Water, Ventilation, Medical Gases, Pressure systems and Decontamination.
  • To be able to risk assess, identify hazards in the workplace and implement control measures.
For a full list of responsibilities please view the attached job description

Ideal Candidate

  • A good knowledge of Hospital building services not limited to but including Boilers, Ventilation and Air Conditioning and associated control systems, Heating and Cooling systems and all other general mechanical installations.
  • Apprenticeship trained with a minimum of City & Guilds in an engineering environment.
  • Good verbal, numerate and inter-personal skills
  • Knowledge of Mechanical plant and systems
  • Willing to attend specialist training courses.
  • Able to communicate with people on a range of matters at all levels.
  • Can promote, monitor, and maintain best practice in health, safety and security.
  • Able to contribute to the improvement of services and quality.
  • Ability to work without constant supervision.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Adaptable to change.
  • Capable of working in a demand driven service.
  • Working to deadlines.
What we offer

£41,839.38pa + excellent benefits and substantial on call payments

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 offer:

  • Flexible and dynamic work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Access to ongoing training and development programs
  • Countless opportunities to grow within the company.
We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more!
Ready to be part of something greater? Apply today!

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