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Building Services Technical Officer

Employer
House of Commons
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
circa. £37,510 per annum
Closing date
10 Jul 2022
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Building Services Technical Officer
Positions  2
Band / Grade B2J1
Salary  circa. £37,510 per annum
Post Type Concurrent
Contract Type Permanent
Working Pattern Full Time
Leave entitlement Starting at 30 days per annum, pro-rata
Pension  Civil Service Pension Scheme

Introduction

The In-House Services team aims to deliver a comfortable, safe and efficient environment for Members, their staff and staff of the House to work in; as well as providing a welcoming and functional environment for all visitors to the House of Commons.

Parliamentary Maintenance Services Team (PMST), within In House Services (IHS), consists of approximately 115 in house staff and a large number of contractors who maintain the Parliamentary estates (Commons & Lords) buildings, engineering systems and furnishings in order to ensure a fully functioning, safe working environment, equipped for the demands of the 21st century. And, what an estate it is. Consisting of buildings that range from the historic Palace of Westminster to the modern Portcullis House, it’s located within a UNESCO World Heritage site and spans four conservation areas.

The Role

The post holder will initially manage a wide range of building services repairs across a range of outbuildings including providing technical specifications, supervising contractors (and on occasion in house craft persons) checking work for quality and safety and liaising with customers. 

Skills and Experience

  • NVQ Level 3 in an Electrical or Mechanical Building Services related discipline along with demonstrable experience of managing engineering services in a complex environment
  • Qualified to RQF level 3 in Building Services related discipline or relevant demonstrable experience of working within a building services environment. Demonstrable working knowledge of engineering Health & Safety issues in a maintenance/construction environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) and also have the ability to relate to people. Promotes a culture of diversity and inclusion.
  • Must have the ability to work well under pressure and able to prioritise and plan your own and staff’s workload.
  • Working knowledge in the use of various IT software packages including Word, Excel, Fault Reporting Systems and CAFM and BMS System.     

Why Join?

In addition to your salary, we offer an attractive range of benefits including:

  • 30 days’ annual leave (increasing to 35 days after first full leave year).
  • Civil Service Pension scheme.
  • Access to training and development.
  • Flexible working.
  • Interest free season ticket loan and bicycle loan.

Next Steps

If you would like to apply for this role, please submit a CV and supporting statement demonstrating how your skills and experience meet all criteria on the Job Description.

More information on the role and the full criteria can be found on the Job Description.

Closing Date 10th July 2022 at 23:55

Interview Date(s)  Interview dates to be confirmed.

Job Description  

Building Services Technical Officer (Higher) JD.pdf – 141KB 

Additional File  

House of Commons Benefits and Support (1).pdf – 495KB 

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