Mechanical Technician

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  • Job Reference: PR/000854
  • Job Title: Mechanical Technician
  • Location: London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £42,000 per annum
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 1 year ago

An excellent opportunity has risen with a leading telecommunications company to join their team as a Mechanical Technician.

You will provide mechanical engineering support/knowledge for the Hard FM Services, complete preventative maintenance to deadlines, maintain paperwork supporting PPM activities and be involved in the management of contractors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete site training and keep up to date with the latest operational procedures
  • An understanding of planned preventive maintenance for the building
  • Carry out any routine maintenance (if required) on equipment to include fault finding, problem solving and minor repairs to minimise down time
  • Full, accurate and timely completion of all maintenance logs, schedules, etc. to comply with Health and Safety legislation and company, insurance and ISO requirements, etc.
  • Engage with external vendors as required and accompany/assist them while on site.
  • Ensure there are adequate supplies of spares on site for commonly used parts and log these in a stock sheet
  • Maintain a service record of all planned maintenance work undertaken
  • Complete assigned building maintenance and Helpdesk tasks whilst actively interacting with end users, and the building maintenance lead within the required SLA. Ensure the new helpdesk process is a success and the system is kept up to date
  • Carry out daily building checks, ensuring a proactive approach to the up keep of the building. Inspecting all facilities to ensure good working order and state of repair
  • Health & safety checks where necessary. Report problems and/or unsafe practices to relevant Supervisor and Health and Safety Manager, together with any recommendations for improvements
  • Participation in a 24/7 on call rota will be required (on-call rates apply)
  • Carry out all minor repairs in relation to building and utilities, planned and executed in such a way so as to minimise risk or inconvenience to others
  • Follow up on action points agreed on by FM and maintain a log, such as daily checks
  • Minor troubleshooting & maintenance for office equipment if required
  • Review processes, procedures, systems, paperwork, etc. in own area, and make suggestions for improvement
  • Communicate process changes to relevant parties in order that relevant follow up may be carried out, e.g. training
  • Ensure full and timely reporting of all major breakdowns, significant problems, repair requirements, delays or machine down time to relevant personnel (FM/H&S)
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers as necessary to clarify technical details and overcome problems
  • Must be flexible and assist the FM team in any role required by the business.

Person Specification

  • Commercial PPM & Reactive maintenance in line with SLA’s
  • Fire alarms FCU’s AHU’s BMS, Head End Controls, HVAC plant, Water treatment, First Line Chiller Response, Calorifiers, Humidifiers
  • Planned & Reactive Maintenance/Repairs on Mechanical or plumbing systems
  • AC units – AHU / FCU servicing
  • Air ventilation systems – ensuring the filters, fan belts and dampers are in good condition
  • Mechanical pipe work repairs, plumbing of taps, sinks, toilets/flushers
  • Plant maintenance/Providing any assistance to the other engineer on site
  • Fault finding/Remedial works
  • Apprentice trained City and Guild Level 3 in Mechanical Qualifications (or equivalent)
  • Commercial Maintenance Experience Client facing persona 5+ years building services experience
  • City & Guild F-Gas Category 1 desired
  • IT Literate (Exel,Word,Outlook,CAFM,BMS)
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Demonstrate good planning, organising and prioritising skills
  • Present/Chair meetings providing critical works/PPM updates to senior FM figures
  • Ability to show examples of using initiative and judgement to resolve problems
  • Experience Business critical plant
  • ISOH or equivalent H&S training preferred
  • Comply to all current, future health and safety legislation at all times
  • Experience of working in a helpdesk based environment would be advantageous


 If you’d like to apply for this role, please contact one of the Maxwell Stephens team on 0207 118 4848 for more details. You can also send us your CV via email

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