Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location : South Kensington, Greater London, England
Job Ref : JA713
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £36,000 - 36,001 per year + Pension, Life Assuranc


JA713 – Shift Leader – Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location – South Kensington-London

Salary – £36K inclusive of shift allowance

Shifts – 4 on 4 off (4 days, 4 days off, 4 nights, 4 days off), 12hr shifts (0800-2000 & 2000-0800)


We are currently recruiting for a Shift Leader – Multi Skilled Service Engineer to join our client’s team in South Kensington, SW7. The successful candidate will be mechanically skilled with basic electrical & plumbing knowledge. The role is to Lead the maintenance team and carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) & Reactive Maintenance in accordance with the contract requirements on Mechanical, Electrical & water services. Mainly on AHUs, extract fans, E/L testing, covering call outs on other equipment to ‘make safe’ OOH; mainly in the South Kensington area, but likely to require some visits to other sites within London.

This role would suit an ex-military person of JNCO level looking to move into the Building Maintenance Industry and as such applications from suitable ex-military candidates are strongly encouraged.

Key Responsibilities

  • To carry out PPM in accordance with set schedules, ensuring engineering standards are maintained in order to maximise the operational effectiveness & cleanliness of the plant & associated areas.
  • Adherence to set engineering standards in accordance with Health & Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) requirements.
  • To respond in a prompt & effective manner to any electrically & mechanically related reactive maintenance issues & help desk requests whilst on shift out of client’s working hours.
  • Assist other trades as necessary.
  • To undertake miscellaneous duties as requested by the Client.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Mechanical experience/knowledge/qualification.
  • Electrical experience/knowledge/qualification.
  • Leadership/Supervisory Experience.
  • Health & Safety Training.
  • GCSE (or ‘O’ Level equivalent) passes in Maths & English or recognised equivalent.
  • Full driving licence valid for driving in the UK.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Building Services Experience


  • Basic Plumbing experience/knowledge.
  • 17th or 18th edition IEE regulations BS 7671 certification


  • Teamwork – actively contributes to the team & strives to improve teams’ effectiveness through personal commitment.
  • Communication – communicates clearly & concisely, impressing others & ensuring understanding of all relevant information in all circumstances.
  • Risk Management – is aware on the impact of risk to themselves, their colleagues, the client & members of the public.
  • Adaptability – is responsive & open to changing circumstance.
  • Drive for Excellence – aims to deliver a high standard of work, tidiness & cleanliness.
  • Self-Motivation & Development– is confident in own ability & is motivated to deliver, using opportunities to further develop.
  • Customer Awareness – responsive to the needs of the customer & aims to deliver customer satisfaction.

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