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Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

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

Job Introduction

We are currently looking to recruit a Multi-Skilled Engineer to provide technical expertise across our contract with Exeter Schools. Exeter Schools is a PFI contract made up of 6 schools located within close proximity and in this role, you will operate across the schools with regard to planned and reactive maintenance, M&E and projects ensuring high levels of compliance and health & safety.

This position will suit a multi-skilled electrician / plumber who is a practical thinker with good attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills.

Please note, you will be required to undertake the role within a weekly rotating early/late shift system and be prepared to assume on call responsibilities every 1 in 4 weeks.


Role Responsibility

  • Carry out and oversee the day to day operation which includes planned maintenance, fault finding and repair, periodic inspections and testing of the complete spectrum of services found in a building services environment which include:
  1. LV Sub Station Distribution and associated Electrical Systems
  2. HVAC systems
  3. Water Systems and Distribution
  4. Sanitary fittings
  5. Building Management Systems (BMS)
  6. Lifts
  7. Boiler Controls and associated equipment\services
  8. Fire Alarm Systems
  9. Building Fabric and Structure
  • Ensure that corrective maintenance and reactive works are carried out within the priority timescales
  • Ensure that work is carried out in accordance with legislation, codes of practice, manufacturer’s recommendations, HSE recommendations and meets prescribed standards in the contract
  • Work with contract operational and administrative staff to ensure Hard Service tasks are completed and reported effectively
  • Take direction and receipt of planned or reactive workloads from the Hard Services Managers or Helpdesk for completion

The Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrable experience as an Engineer in a similar role
  • Experience of working within a Building Maintenance organisation
  • Ability to Multi-task across mechanical, electrical and building disciplines at a basic level
  • Qualification in either Mechanical or Electrical Building Services and good working knowledge of the other.
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to organise others
  • Analyse and provide technical advice and solutions
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Prioritise workload and working under own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Must hold UK driving licence

Package Description

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life for our employees, Sodexo offers a Flexible Benefits Scheme, allowing you to tailor a reward package to suit your needs but includes a technology scheme, private dental insurance, travel insurance, gym membership, Gourmet card, private medical insurance and the ability to purchase or sell annual leave. We also have a Sodexo Discount scheme, which offers employees and their friends and family the opportunity to benefit from over 1,200 discounts from top retailers both online and in-store.

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, 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.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

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.

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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