Mechanical & Electrical Technical Specialist

Newcastle Upon Tyne
21 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
M&E Technical Specialist


GBP41,060 per annum + Company Van + Fuel/Trade Card + 33 days annual leave

A bit about us
Arcus aim to lead the way for Engineering through outstanding service & reliability delivered by exceptional people. We specialise in providing planned and reactive maintenance services to the retail sector whilst adhering to our core values - Do it SIMPLY, Do it WELL, Do it WITH PASSION which underpin everything we do

Your new role
As a field-based Mechanical & Electrical Technical Specialist you will work in and around the Newcastle area on a permanent basis. The general purpose of this role is to provide a technical support function for colleagues within the field team, including providing technical information and updates to the field team. Maintaining company compliance and accreditations.

This is a pivotal role in our division where you will play a key part and in our ongoing growth and success.

What you'll be responsible for

* Able to effectively diagnose and identify faults and failures with equipment and systems and provide effective solutions and escalate where necessary

* Provide Technical expertise on mechanical and electrical equipment within clients premises

* Analyse available data and client systems for repeat failures and successful preventive measures

* Carry out onsite training with field-based operatives to improve technical capabilities

* Keep up to date with technological advances within specialist field and make recommendations for enhanced use of technology to support continuous development and performance improvement

* Attend Client meetings and represent Arcus Holdings at handover meetings

* Produce and develop comprehensive Technical written reports to support on site findings

* Update legislative documentation and make available to the field via technical bulletins and SOPs

This will involve working 45hrs per week and working on call for 1 in 4 weeks and one Saturday in four.

To be successful in this role you will have

* Recognised Apprenticeship in Mechanical or Electrical industry to a high standard (Essential)

* Electrical Testing & Inspection (2391 or 2394/5) (Desirable)

* HVAC Design/Commissioning (Desirable)

* Full UK driving licence (Essential)

* Great attention to detail

* Excellent written and verbal communication

* Excellent knowledge of MS Excel and all other Microsoft office functionality

* Understanding of commercial & industrial Mechanical & Electrical system technologies

* 17th/18th Edition (Desirable)

* Previous M&E Engineering background and strong industry knowledge

We will be reviewing CV's between 13th to 20th May and looking to interview soon after.

What we offer

In addition to a competitive salary, Arcus employees can enjoy 33 days annual leave, a generous contributory pension scheme of matched contributions up to 6%, a discretionary bonus scheme, gym discounts and life assurance. At Arcus we are passionate about individual development which is why we are proud to offer industry leading Learning & Development opportunities to all our staff across our organisation.

And finally???

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to those who do not meet the required criteria for this role and only candidates who meet the minimum criteria will be contacted. Personal information which you supply to us during the recruitment process will be used for assessing candidate suitability for vacancies within Arcus. Such data includes candidate qualifications, skills, experience, employment history, current and / or expected remuneration and benefits. Information about any disclosed disability will be used to assess whether Arcus needs to make reasonable adjustments during interview, selection or employment. Such information will be shared internally, including with members of the HR and recruitment team, and managers in the business area being recruited to. We will only keep such data for as long as is necessary for the recruitment process. Should we wish to keep date for longer, e.g. for talent pooling, we will seek the candidate consent to do so. Employment decisions are not based solely on automated decision-making.

Arcus FM has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV's from agencies. We do, however, work with a defined list of preferred suppliers who may be invited to support us in sourcing candidates for particular roles, but, in line with our PSL, we only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place and an agency has been instructed by a member of the Arcus FM recruitment team.

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CV's are submitted to Arcus FM or Arcus FM employees by any means other than through our agreed recruitment process. Where this is not observed Arcus FM reserves the right to contact these candidates directly and initiate discussions without payment of any agency fee. Submission of any unsolicited CV's and proposals to Arcus FM will be deemed evidence of full and unlimited acceptance of this Agency policy