Estates Compliance Engineer

Based in Milton Keynes
£40,792 - £48,677
09 Jul 2019
22 Jul 2019
Specialist area
Building services (general)
Contract Type
Full Time

The Open University (OU) is the largest university in the UK by student population and is the only university to operate in all four nations of the UK.  Estates are responsible for managing, maintaining and developing the University’s premises.

We are looking for a highly motivated and organised engineer to support Estates compliance.  You will manage compliance and lead on implementation of action plans arising from risk assessments of the built environment.  You will develop and maintain method statements for planned maintenance and technical specifications for maintenance contracts for engineering services and building infrastructure.

You will provide advice on the requirements of regulations, codes of practice and industry standards for the built environment.

You will be flexible, able to adapt to change, use initiative to provide practical solutions in conjunction with colleagues and possess excellent interpersonal skills including communication, negotiating and influencing.

You will have an HND, HNC, BTEC, NVQ level 5 or degree relevant to building services, mechanical or electrical engineering.

Full summary of duties and Person Specification can be found within the Job-Related Information here:

For detailed information and how to apply go to, or email quoting the reference number. 

Closing date: 12 Noon 22 July 2019

Interviews: 29 July 2019

Please note: If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the application closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview, however, we thank you for your interest in The Open University and encourage you to apply for future positions.

For detailed information and how to apply go to or email  quoting the reference number.

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