Plant Maintenance Engineer

£24k - 27k per year
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Kelvin Pinard
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Plant Engineer to join our clients  Facilities Department.
This is a full time position working 40 hours spread over five days a week hours of work ar 7am to 3pm or 8am to 5pm

The salary for this position is £24000 - 27000per annum, depending on experience, plus benefits.

The core duties and responsibilities will involve:

  • Responsible for daily, weekly and monthly checks to all plant and equipment in the plant room and boiler houses, keeping records updated.
  • To carry out planned preventative maintenance as scheduled e.g. belt bearing checks.
  • Report on any action required to allow correct functioning of plant/equipment.
  • Assist / oversee any work carried out by specialist contractors.
  • Carry out L8 testing requirements in regard to: water temperatures, chlorination, de-scaling and record results and action taken.
  • Monitor plant through the B.M.S – investigating any alarm conditions and rectify where possible.
  • Ensure stand-by equipment is checked prior to change over.
  • Carry out scheduled changing of panel filters and cleaning of air conditioning condensers and removable filters and filter/condenser cleaning on all air conditioning units.
  • Maintain an up to date plant register recording all servicing and maintenance carried out on all plant.
  • Maintain all plant rooms/boiler houses with regard to painting of floors and walls, lighting and valve servicing.
  • Carry out weekly back-wash of swimming pool sand filters and pump strainers.
  • Ensure stock level for spares is maintained.
  • Carry out submersible pump checks to all boiler houses.
  • Ensure all louvres and lightwells are kept clear and clean.
  • Create valve register and carry out servicing as required.
  • Provide cover for team members within the department as required.
  • Monitor and treat external fountains.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as requested/required.

Ideally the candidate will hold one or more of the following:
City& Guilds 236 Electrical part 1&2 (or equivalent)
City& Guilds Mechanical Engineering
City & Guilds Electrical Inspection & testing an advantage
Experience of BMS and Control Systems
Experience of Pressure Systems / Water Treatment
Experience of Pool Plant Operation with ISRM/MIMSPA an advantage

Preferably, you will have previous experience within a similar role, be in ownership of high quality repairperson skills; be conversant with plant room equipment such as boilers and pumps.

email me your cv to or telephone 01536 316 941