Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)

At any location in the City – travel to sites will be required
£30,095 - £34,373
14 Jul 2022
11 Aug 2022
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details

An experienced and qualified maintenance engineer is required within the Projects and Works Service, part of the City Assets Directorate within the City of Wolverhampton Council.

The engineer will be required to fulfil a variety of electrical and mechanical engineering roles on the buildings within the portfolio of the City of Wolverhampton Council. Properties may be Schools, Offices, Commercial buildings, housing and other public structures, land and buildings. various corporate and School buildings in and around the Wolverhampton Area.

Duties include: -

  • Day to Day reactive mechanical maintenance with a good understanding of electrical systems
  • Knowledge of fire protection systems i.e. fire alarms, extinguishers and gas suppression/sprinkler systems.
  • To be involved in the monitoring the electrical and mechanical testing programmes, and implement rectification works when any issues of a negative results or risk is identified, through the existing City Council’s recording and monitoring system.
  • Coordination between maintenance contractors, this can include some line management responsibility.
  • Knowledge of Schneider BMS controls would be an advantage.
  • To provide technical recommendations, concerns, for further action on surveys
  • To provide data for existing property/facilities management systems and data inputting

Main Duties and Responsibilities: -

  • Provide technical expertise within the projects and works service, based at the Civic Centre in Wolverhampton.
  • Technical and experienced knowledge of complex commercial building electrical systems, of differing age and condition.
  • Ability to work alone unsupervised.
  • Ability to use initiative to prevent a building from closing if possible and be flexible to repair solutions.
  • Innovative, able to develop and implement concepts.
  • Experience in the co-ordination of both Mechanical and Electrical systems.
  • Be aware of client needs and focus on client satisfaction.
  • Attend progress, design team and co-ordinator meetings & represent the service in a professional and ethical manner.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: -

  • Strong Engineering background – JIB graded Approved Electrician or equivalent engineering graded equivalent.
  • Experience such as project management (Desirable)
  • Experience in supervision and control of electrical contractors
  • demonstration of ability in building services.
  • Ability to use MS office i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel etc.
  • Experience in three or more of the following areas:
    • Industrial Buildings
    • Facilities Management
    • Food and Beverage
    • Leisure Buildings
    • Construction

If you feel you have the skills we are looking for and a great career with the local authority, please complete the application.

If you would like an informal conversation regarding the role please contact 01902 555762 or 01902 555715 for a confidential discussion.

For more information about working for our organisation including the culture of the Council, the Council plan and vision, staff equality forums, HR core policies and much more please click here.

If you are considering applying for an apprenticeship or role where the salary is £18,333 to £27,514 (Grades 2-5), and want to visit us to get more information about the application process and what it is like to work for the City of Wolverhampton Council, please attend one of our monthly briefings. To find out more and book onto a session, click here.      

Supporting documents
Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) JDPS .pdf
Maintenance Engineer - (mechanical) .docx

Similar jobs

Similar jobs