Mechanical Technician

Leicester, Leicestershire
£21,585 - £25,728
04 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Technician (Plumber/Fitter)

De Montfort University (DMU)

Estates & Commercial Services

Ref. D-60371742-02

Grade D, £21,585 - £25,728

Permanent, Full-time

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Estates & Commercial Services Directorate is large and diverse, employing circa 300 people, ranging from plumbers, electricians, carpenters, cleaners, porters, leisure centre assistants to property management professionals, architects, project officers, CAD, space management, sustainability and energy and administrative personnel.


An experienced Mechanical Technician (Plumber/Fitter) is required to join the Estates and Commercial Services Maintenance team. Reporting to the Building Services Supervisor this role will covers the repair and maintenance on all plumbing installations and building service engineering systems.

You will be expected to carry out day to day reactive maintenance to plumbing, drainage and heating systems and respond to emergency situations and make safe.

Ideal Candidate

You must hold a C&G Mechanical qualification or equivalent or be apprenticeship trained; have experience of mechanical trade work on a wide range of building services plant and equipment along with the knowledge of Health and Safety legislative compliance related to the role.

Whilst being proactive in your approach you will be a self-motivated individual with the ability work both independently and as part of a team attending work outside of normal hours when necessary.

Experienced in the use of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Outlook, as you will be required to complete on-line work requests issued by the Estates Helpdesk.

Closing Date: 29th September 2018.