Maintenance Services Engineer (Mechanical)

Exeter, Devon
£34,520 up to £38,833 on Grade F
22 Mar 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Campus Infrastructure and Operational Support Services

This full time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

Reporting to the Senior Mechanical Engineer of Engineering and Direct Works this post is responsible for delivering the mechanical small works operations, covering both planned and reactive maintenance on the Exeter campuses.  You will be fully responsible for all aspects of the day to day mechanical operational delivery for works typically between 1k and 25k. In addition, you will provide mechanical technical support for the direct works operatives.

You will be qualified with a technical/professional mechanical building services qualification and will possess extensive engineering legislation and statutory compliance knowledge. You will have a proven track record in delivery of mechanical works. This role will suit professionals with existing multi-site experience who thrive in a similar collaborative and collegial environment which relies on partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

The starting salary will be from £34,520 up to £38,833 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

The University offers a generous benefits package which includes:

  • Competitive and progressive remuneration package
  • Relocation assistance, if eligible, up to 10% of annual salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement of 41 days per year, including bank holidays and University closure days
  • Automatic enrolment in the USS Pension Scheme
  • Access to other University of Exeter benefits such as our Car Leasing Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, the Family Centre and further discounts
  • Please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in

For a confidential discussion please contact Guy Head, Senior Mechanical Engineer, 01392 722246 or

Applications should be completed via the University of Exeter website.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce

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