Mechanical/Multi Skilled Operative

Exeter, Devon
£20,411 - £23,557
15 May 2018
12 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

R21034 Mechanical/Multi Skilled Operative

Campus Services – Estate Services

This new full time (36.5 hrs per wk) post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

Reporting to the Mechanical Team Leader, you will be a member of the operational team working alongside other maintenance operatives in Electrical, Mechanical & Structural Services. Direct Works are responsible for the planning, safety, provision, adaptation and maintenance of buildings and associated services and for the development and maintenance of the University’s estate.

We are looking for a customer focused team player preferable with Commercial or Industrial skills who can work alone or in a team and be able to use initiative to prioritise work demands and meet deadlines. Having served a recognised Mechanical apprenticeship to City and Guild or  NVQ level 3 (or approved equivalent) experienced in HVAC systems you will have a working knowledge in fault finding and working within mechanical and ventilation plant rooms and an understanding of all relevant health and safety legislation that accompanies these tasks.

The salary will be from £20,411 - £23,557 on Grade D (plus an on call supplement where applicable) depending on qualifications and experience.

The closing date for applications is the 12 June.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 39 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, onsite gym, cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. 

If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in..

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.