Building Maintenance Engineer – Building Services

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Building Maintenance Engineer - Building Services
Interim Position

Hounslow 4058-1

Posted: 8th February 2024 16:53
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  • Pay Rate:

    £20.44 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday - Friday, 08:45 - 17:00

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


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Interim Building Maintenance Engineer - Building Services

Reference no: Hounslow 4058-1

Pay Rate: £20.44 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 37 Monday - Friday, 08:45 - 17:00

This opening assignment is for 3 months


To provide a building services support service at the main London Borough Hounslow Office facility under the general direction of the Building Services Engineer to cover planned and preventative maintenance to ensure that LBH maintains and operates the fabric infrastructure and life safety systems of the building in a safe and reliable manner. Carry out routines unsupervised (PPM and Reactive), have experience in PPM's on Electrical systems and Mechanical plant.

You will need to be a team player as work will be varied requiring adaptability and problem solving skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • BMS System - Monitor
  • DALI Lighting - Fault-finding, Lamping, Changing Drivers
  • Emergency Lighting Checks/Tests
  • Air Conditioning - Air Handling Units / Fan Coil Unit (Filter changes, cleaning)
  • Chillers - Re-set
  • L8 (Temperature checks and TMV adjustments)
  • Plumbing – small repairs and unblocking toilets
  • Fire Alarm Checks/Tests
  • Pumps
  • Motors
  • UPS systems
  • Generators

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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 us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

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:


  • C&G/NVQ in Mechanical/Electrical/ HVAC


  • A knowledge of current health and safety and fire safety regulations/legislation.
  • Knowledge of systems such as HVAC, CAFM, Dali, BMS, and fire safety.


  • Proven experience in maintaining and repairing HVAC, plumbing, electrical and building fabric
  • Hands-on experience of repairs to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, painting and building fabric works.
  • Experience of maintenance practise in a similar large building and an ability to recognise and diagnose likely areas of weakness and equipment failure.
  • Hands-on experience of inspecting and operating fire safety systems and the ability to accurately check operational status and involve technical staff.
  • At least 3 years experience in building services
  • Experience of working in complex, multi-stakeholder environments involving a range of different teams and frequent conflicting demands for support.
  • Experience of working on own initiative and prioritisation of work to meet deadlines in a busy office environment.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Evidenced ability to plan, organise/prioritise own workload and provide cover for team colleagues when required


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Job Ref: Hounslow 4058-1
Building Maintenance Engineer - Building Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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Building Maintenance Engineer - Building Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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