ECS21-01-R2 – Mechanical Services Engineer

Staffordshire University

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Estates & Commercial Services

Stoke campus


£35,326 to £40,927
per annum


Full time Permanent

Release Date:  

Friday 12 November 2021

Closing Date:  

Thursday 02 December 2021

Interview Date:  

Monday 13 December 2021



Please note: this job is only available to current employees of the University

Who is Staffordshire University? 

We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in becoming the UK’s foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.

With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there’s one thing that sets us apart, it’s our people who are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students, academic partners, businesses and society.  

Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities and regional economies.

About the role 

The role will manage all Mechanical Engineering aspects of the University Estate, working within Estates and Commercial Services to ensure the highest quality of provision and safe working environment using internal and external resources and expertise in-line with best practice to ensure projects are managed effectively and delivered in-line with approved budgets.  Line management responsibilities for the in-house mechanical services staff.

The postholder will possess excellent organisational and presentation skills, be innovative, with a flare for promoting sustainable solutions to help drive our 2030 carbon neutral target and be experienced in managing multiple projects and able to prioritise complex and often conflicting project demands.

You will possess extensive experience and knowledge of installation and maintenance of mechanical building services systems and have a clear working knowledge of the latest gas, water and legionella regulations and an understanding of energy management and energy tariffs. 

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; with the ability to engage and influence at all levels.

BTEC HNC / HND or equivalent in Mechanical Services/ Building Services Engineering 

Membership of a relevant institution (CIBSE. IMechE)

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • Starting from 29 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

Further details:

Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

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