Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

London (South)
£15.00 - £18.00 per hour
24 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
An on-going temporary Mechanical Maintenance job in Central London paying around £16 per hour in a university Your new company You'll be working in one of London's most famous higher education institutions, renowned for its excellent standards of teaching and research, at an iconic site in the heart of the city. Your new role You'll be part of a diverse maintenance team in the mechanical discipline, covering a mixture of both reactive and planned preventative maintenance. You'll carry out calibration and fault-finding on a wide range of mechanical plant and equipment, in accordance with current standards and health and safety procedures. You'll be covering boilers, chillers, FCUs and AHUs, AC systems including DX and Chilled Water systems, belt and filter changes, LTHW and MTHW systems. You will be responsible for the provision of repairs, refurbishment and operation of all the university's mechanical aspects, and understand the importance of good gas safety awareness. What you'll need to succeed You'll hold a relevant mechanical qualification, City & Guilds preferred, in a Mechanical or Building Services discipline, have previous experience of mechanical maintenance in similar environments, and be conversant in mechanical systems and practices. You'll have a strong work ethic and be capable of working independently as well as part of a team, and will be comfortable with and aware of the demands of working a customer-facing role. What you'll get in return You'll be offered a long-term, ongoing temporary role paying around £16 per hour, with a permanent position and the all associated benefits of a permanent job a possibility should you fit with the company culture and meet all expectations. You'll have opportunities to work overtime or on-call and will enjoy working within a team of dedicated, lively maintenance professionals. What you need to do now If you're interested, click 'Apply Now' to forward an up-to-date CV and submit yourself for consideration. If this job isn't quite right for you, please feel free to call me on 0207 259 8721 for a confidential discussion on relevant job opportunities. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at This job was originally posted as