Business Services Engineer – Property Services

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Business Services Engineer - Property Services
Interim Position

Redditch (HQ) 1234

Posted: 9th May 2024 10:28
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  • Pay Rate:

    £18.81 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


    B98 8AH

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Business Services Engineer - Property Services

Reference no: Redditch (HQ) 1234

Pay Rate: £18.81 per hour PAYE

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 3 months


Hybrid – Primary site :- Redditch Town hall but ability to work remotely within the Redditch and Bromsgrove areas – flexiable with home/ office working

Responsible for the effective management and delivery of cyclical maintenance, service and monitoring of Mechanical and electrical systems to comply with all current statutory regulations and good building maintenance practices

Responsible for the effective management and delivery of Mechanical projects on Council managed properties including operation, non-operational buildings, investment land and buildings. Deliver safe and efficient working environment of Employees, clients, suppliers, contractors and members of the public. Support the Council’s aims in respect of revenue generating development, investment and acquisition.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and administer Mechanical service contracts to effectively manage the cyclical service schedule of Mechanical plant and equipment undertaken by contractors to ensure it is in completed on time and meets statutory requirements and good industry practices.
  • Effectively interpret cyclical service reports and allocate consequential service works to contractors and to manage and maintain asset records associated with the Mechanical cyclical services
  • Effectively manage reactive maintenance calls by interpreting the requirement of the call and allocating suitable contractors to carry out the works and Technical support for works to be included in planned maintenance programmes
  • Responsible for the Procurement and Management of Water risk assessments and associated works to ensure monitoring and compliance is maintained.
  • Manage contractors through the process of works from pre inspection to post-inspection, raising orders and certifying Invoices are correct including all aspects of CDM and Health and Safety
  • Prepare and present regular progress and performance reports on cyclical Mechanical contractors.
  • Undertake cyclical plant and equipment to identify reactive maintenance and prepare inspection reports to record inspections for presentation
  • Assist in the production of contract documents for the refurbishment and maintenance of Councils Public Buildings by providing technical support and recommendation
  • Prepare detailed scheme designs with costing, through feasibility and program to completion of project, including specification of works ,organisation of documents for tender and advising on appointment of contractors, designers and procurement routes.
  • Provide regular updates to the Property Services Manager on progress and expenditure and ensure an effective and efficient delivery of projects

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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.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles

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:


  • HNC plus 2 years post qualification in a Mechanical Engineering Role and an additional experience of capital projects contracts and Project management 5 years plus in a similar role - desirable
  • Current driving licence


  • Knowledge of Statutory Legislation , financial and Contractual Regulations
  • Demonstrable knowledge of IT packages and web based applications.
  • Knowledge of health and Safety , Data protection and Freedom of Information


  • Significant experience within a property environment and working in .a Mechanical Engineering environment on Commercial And Public buildings
  • Experience and knowledge of repairs and maintenance
  • Experience of administration of records management and/or financial systems.
  • Experience with dealing with complex complaints and continuous issues
  • Experience and knowledge of production of CDM documentation

Skills & Abilities:

  • Numeracy skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines


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Job Ref: Redditch (HQ) 1234
Business Services Engineer - Property Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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Business Services Engineer - Property Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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