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BANK - Plumbing/Mechanical Engineer





Category:Hospital Support

Closing Date:30/11/2017

About the facility

The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with over 260 beds and 1000 employees. We have an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare and have gained four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas. We offer a premium service in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, cardiac care and acute neurological rehabilitation.

The Estates department provides a range of services across the hospital which include; all equipment breakdowns, fabric repairs, planned preventative maintenance, capital project work support and service contracts.

Job Description

As the Shift Engineer, you will be responsible for providing a high standard of workmanship maintaining the existing structure and fabric of the building on a daily basis.

Hours: This is a Bank position working adhoc shifts (9am to 5.30pm)as and when required

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To work to a planned preventative maintenance system in accordance with a programme of work as directed by the Estates Manager / Chief Engineers.

  • To maintain the hospital’s mechanical services, architectural content and decorative finishes to the existing high standards on a day to day basis.

  • To provide an emergency call out service outside normal working hours as part of the estates department shift rota.

  • To be responsible for all tools, equipment and uniform provided by the company.

  • To attend all company training days as deemed appropriate by the Estates Manager to enhance personal development and job skills.

  • To carry out all duties in a safe and professional manner adhering to The Wellington Hospital Health & Safety policy and current legislation.

  • To undertake other duties as may be directed by the Estates Manager / Chief Engineers

Skills and Experience

  • Training in relevant discipline e.g. City & Guilds in plumbing/ NVQ is essential

  • Previous experience in similar role within a Building Service/ Hotel service is essential

  • WRAS approved or Water Regulations

  • Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures

  • Health and Safety, COSHH

  • Lifting and Handling

About the Individual

The successful candidate will have good verbal and non-verbal communication skills. They will also be a good team player and will be able to prioritise workload whilst working under pressure. Accuracy, attention to detail and the flexibility to respond to the needs of the hospital are a must.