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Mechanical Engineer

University of Exeter
Exeter (Hybrid)
Salary will be from £41,732 up to £51,283 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.
Closing date
7 Jan 2024

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Specialist area
Maintenance management, Mechanical engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Exeter (Hybrid)
Salary: The starting salary will be from £41,732 up to £51,283 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.
Contractual hours: 36.5
Application closing date: 07/01/2024

Finance, Infrastructure and Commercial Services / Estate Service
This new full-time post is immediately available on a permanent term basis.
This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

Summary of the role

The post holder is expected to carry out mechanical building services engineering and maintenance contract management.

You will assist in the delivery of the University’s Carbon Management Strategy by the delivery of low carbon and zero carbon projects and renewable technologies. Such projects will include the construction of new build projects and extensive refurbishment works to decarbonise the estate as the University moves towards net zero in 2040. You will also provide input into smaller capital refurbishment works and long-term maintenance projects.

The successful candidate will work within Estate Services, Engineering and Direct Works and alongside the Sustainability Team, Built Estate, Space Management and Administrative Teams, based at Streatham Farm, Streatham Campus, Exeter.

Working together within a small team of dedicated estates mechanical and electrical engineers, you will be implementing and delivering maintenance contracts, long term maintenance projects and capital construction projects.

The role involves close collaboration with other professionals within Estates, professional and academic services teams, stakeholders throughout the university and external consultants and contractors.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the apply button shown.

Why our staff love working here

- Flexible working opportunities
- 41 days’ annual leave (including bank holidays)
- Actively inclusive organisation ensuring equality and fairness for all
- Leading parental leave initiatives
- Multiple wellbeing and health initiatives for staff
- Sustainability and the environment being at the heart of what we do
- Beautiful campus environment when working from either Exeter or Penryn
- Inspiring research that really makes a difference to the world

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world’s most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries, we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

So, if you’d like to join us as a Mechanical Engineer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


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