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Mechanical Technician

Job Introduction

We are currently seeking a highly talented and driven person to work in the one of our Cork sites.

We are looking for someone with excellent organisational skills, the ability to prioritise their workload and have the ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

You will be working as part of a team but you will at times be expected to work independently and under your own initiative.



Role Responsibility

  • Manage the workload from the site Asset Management System for planned and reactive calls relating to mechanical installations, Steam plant, HVAC, Chillers, Plumbing, Domestic water and hot water systems.
  • Champion the development of planned and reactive work for mechanical utilities systems on the site.
  • Self-Manage their workload to ensure availability to site for key daily tasks relating to the provision of services to the site.
  • Develop and manage all mechanical procedures and ensure that all aspects of the service is tightly controlled in terms of service delivery.
  • Prepare regular report on Highs and Lows of Service completed during week.
  • Manage aspects of service including the management of sub-contract services relating to areas of work.
  • Work with the Engineering planning function to continuously improve the maintenance programme on areas of key responsibility.
  • To ensure records of work carried out are recorded on Maximo.
  • To agree to work within Sodexo’s procedures regarding performance appraisal, and to support the development of a relevant training and development programme for self.
  • Attend regular client meetings relating to service, where required..
  • Comply with site housekeeping audit program and ensure availability of services at all times.
  • To ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with Health, Safety & Environmental regulations, permit to work and client procedures are strictly adhered to.
  • To ensure that training received is adequate to self for provision of services to the client.
  • Identifying quick win areas where Sodexo and the site can benefit for own experience to self deliver services.
  • To agree to work within Sodexo’s procedures regarding performance appraisal, and to support the development of a relevant training and development programme for self.
  • Work as part of the site engineering team in focus groups in all areas.

The Ideal Candidate

National Craft Certificate in appropriate Mechanical discipline.

Trade Qualification in Mechanical discipline.

City & Guilds or equivalent in Mechanical.

Pharmaceutical, Healthcare or Food and Beverage experience an advantage.

Experience (knowledge)

  • 3 to 5 Years post qualification in relevant mechanical engineering role.
  • Operating within a regulated environment.
  • Excellent PC Skills & ability to develop and deliver presentations at both client and internal levels.
  • Experience of programme management and development for minor projects an advantage.

Skills (must be able to …)

  • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of Mechanical systems of work.
  • To work within a self managed team of multi-skilled technicians and contractors. Must be seen to add value to core service delivery and should attain to deliver very high standards in terms of work output and quality of work.
  • Manage own and others safety across all contracts under Contract remit.
  • Participate in and attend cross functional meetings.
  • Maintain quality relationships with clients, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Seize opportunities to diversify or increase contractual services.
  • Methodical and Analytical approach to work
  • Can do Attitude.
  • Independent will self direct.
  • Self aware in meeting environments – Knows when to speak up,
  • Friendly and supportive.
  • Exhibits leadership qualities through direction of others.
  • Should be able to demonstrate ability to develop the mechanical maintenance and operations service to ensure thorough development of Sodexo service on site.

Package Description

  • Mechanical Technician  
  • 37.5- 40 Hours per week
  • 5 Days per week
  • Training will be provided
  • Please send your cv to



About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process



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