Asset Engineer – Engineering & Surveying

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Asset Engineer - Engineering & Surveying
Contract / Temporary

Somerset 0006 B5BF / 1

Posted: 8th November 2022 12:53
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  • Pay Rate:

    £16.06 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months


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What's involved with this role:

Asset Engineer - Engineering & Surveying   

Reference no: Somerset 0006 B5BF / 1 

Pay rate £16.06 per hour PAYE   


If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates.  If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let me know and we can send you some additional information for clarify 

Carry out M&E Asset condition verification to a range of County and District Council property portfolio, collate and analyse data and information, advise senior colleagues on the findings and engage in the decision-making process to determine the action to be taken. Where appropriate, advise managers on the conduct of formal processes/procedures and the fairness of proposed actions 

Key responsibilities: 


  • Collate and attach barcodes supplied by SCC to identified assets.  Take a lead in identifying where barcodes are best placed for a continued practice. 
  • Lead on smaller projects or contribute to specific or specialist elements of project development and progress, as directed. Maintain close involvement in the project work and may manage specific aspects of project implementation. 
  • Manage and update CAFM System (Tech Forge) for loading assets and conditions in preparation for formulating PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance) programs. 
  • Ensure the effective coordination of site attendance to carry out asset surveys. Determine deadlines and timetables and engage with suppliers and internal services to ensure access and possible closure of plant and equipment with statutory requirements.  Manage the operation and development of M&E Assets list. 
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge and awareness of techniques, methods and best practice to support improvements in their service area. 
  • Draft reports as commissioned and produce analyses and information to support asset surveys and a range of activities, eg property management reports. 
  • Understand, uphold, and promote the aims of the council’s equality, diversity and inclusion policies; health, safety and wellbeing of self and others; and Organisational values in everything you do.  Equality and Diversity practice covers both interaction with staff, service users and communities and includes challenging discrimination and promoting equality of opportunity for all 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Engineering qualifications ideally having been time served in an electrical/mechanical trade 
  • Relevant further educational qualification (ONC/HNC/HND/Degree) preferred but not a pre-requisite 
  • Knowledge of asset management principles 
  • Experience in CAFM systems 
  • Experience of working within the built environment 
  • Experience of interpreting information and undertaking analysis of information from differing sources to formulate a conclusion 
  • Robust project and programme management capability 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: Somerset 0006 B5BF / 1
Asset Engineer - Engineering & Surveying
Client Category: Local Authority

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Asset Engineer - Engineering & Surveying
Client Category: Local Authority

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