Building Services Engineer - Reading

Job Title: Building Services Engineer - Reading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England, Berkshire - Reading
Salary: 27000 - 35000
REF: 122313A
Contact Name: Gemma Howells
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago
We have a fantastic opportunity for a keen and ambitious Building Service Engineer to join a leading FM service provider working at a High-Tech Business park for a Technology giant in a Data Centre in the Reading area.
Job Responsibilities
  • Delivery of the services within the Technology clients portfolio to include Electrical, Mechanical & Fabric services.
  • Provision of services between the hours of 08:00am to 17:00pm. Ensure service is provided out of hours as and when required.
  • Proactively developing customer relationships by making efforts to listen to and understand the customer (internal and external); anticipating and providing solutions to customer needs; giving high priority to customer satisfaction.
  • Undertake pro-active PPM activities as set out in the operational protocols for all Electrical, Mechanical & Fabric systems.  There is a requirement to carry out some PPM tasks out of normal working hours.
  • Provide first line fix for all systems installed within the Portfolio UK.
  • Liaison with specialist contractors to ensure service excellence at all times.
  • To be fully conversant with the Maximo and Helpdesk systems.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the work plan is managed to the maximum effect.
  • Communicate progress in the work plan, possible delays or changes of the work completion date to the Supervisor.
  • Act as the focal point for all matters regarding the impact on the customers and their facilities.
  • An essential function of the individual is to ensure that the customer is kept informed about the progress of their work requests.


Skills & Experience Required


  • Recognised apprenticeship or equal.
  • At least three years in providing maintenance activities within a blue chip organisation which would include Electrical, Mechanical & Fabric services.
  • Good inter-personal skills in dealing with both customers and colleagues.
  • Must be able to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to motivate self and others.
  • Must be a decision maker.
  • Experience in operating as part of a team.
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good all round M&E plant equipment knowledge
  • Issue of permits to work
  • Review all specialist suppliers method statement
  • PPE compliance
  • Should have exposure to electronics field/fault finding
  • Health & Safety training.
  • Formal qualification and training in electrical with the addition of mechanical appreciation.
  • Computer literate.
We look forward to receiving your application