Mechanical Engineer (Multi-skilled)

  • Raynesway, Alvaston, Derby, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 49,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there’s no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.

Job Description

Job objectives and responsibilities

  • PPM and maintenance of heating plant, pipework, valves, pumps, heater batteries etc
  • Reactive breakdown repairs of heating plant, pipework, valves, pumps, heater batteries etc
  • Small installation/replacement of pumps, valves, calorifiers, pipework, heating plant, heater batteries etc
  • HVAC experience
  • Minor Building Fabric repairs
  • On call on a rotating schedule

Main duties

  • To safely and efficiently install, maintain and repair plant and equipment
  • To carry out diagnostic and fault finding
  • To carry out routine servicing and commissioning to plant
  • Maintain plant, PPM, personal and vehicle records
  • To identify areas for additional works within and out of the specified contractual requirements
  • To understand and complete all work related documentation accurately and on time
  • To understand and comply with policies and procedures
  • To carry out work in a safe and diligent manner
  • To comply with all Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • To attend and fully participate in training and appraisal activities as required
  • To undertake additional duties in line with capabilities as required


  • Need strong mechanical background for maintenance, including steam, compressed air, pressure systems knowledge and experience.
  • Educated to a minimum of City and Guilds (or equivalent) but should preferably have an HNC (or equivalent).
  • Should have served time as an apprenticeship or followed a recognised formal training programme and gained additional experience in a related industry environment.
  • Full driving licence
  • Able to cope under pressure.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and deliver tasks in a timly manner
  • Calm and logical approach to reactive breakdown
  • Good understanding of communication system and Microsoft office software
  • Ability to offer solutions to challenges.
  • Obtain and retain SC clearance and blue badge status
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