Mechanical and Engineering Shift Technician

Job details
Posting date: 22 September 2021
Salary: £32,000 to £35,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 October 2021
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Company: G4S
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 9482

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This role and contract sit within our Facilities Management sector of G4S where we aim to improve the lives of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working

We have an opportunity for a M&E Shift Technician to join our team based in Cheltenham.

As an M&E Shift Technician, you will work within a rotary shift pattern delivering planned and reactive maintenance and will respond as necessary to all incidents as directed to minimise business disruption and operational down time. This is a full time role working 42 hours per week covering various shifts.

You will also be responsible for attending all planned and unplanned work across a multi-disciplined arena – electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatic and process, to ensure that all assets are maintained in line with KPI’s, SLA’s and best practice methodologies.

You will be required to service, test, diagnose and repair process control systems and automatic control devices related to the building services plant and equipment. This includes the ability to liaise / assist with other services as necessary for the efficient delivery of work activities, workmanship and productivity to comply with the performance standard.

Other Key Responsibilities will include:

Responding to defects, faults and client requests and work with others to identify root causes to prevent reoccurrence.
Oversee contractors, ensuring their work is satisfactorily completed.
Maintain accurate maintenance records on the site CAFM system.


To be successful for this role, you will be electrically/mechanically trained with experience in a commercial or industrial FM service delivery environment. You will also contribute to the EHS culture to create a healthy and risk-free working environment.

You will have the ability to test and inspect electrical circuits and have nationally recognised relevant qualifications.

Benefits include:

Company pension scheme with employer contributions
G4S Life Assurance Scheme
Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
Subsidised healthcare plan
Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics )
Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers
Progression, training and development opportunities.

Please be aware that due to the nature of the business vetting is an intrusive and prolonged process.

It is G4S’ current policy (subject to the Equality Act 2010), in the light of the specific work being undertaken, that all [employees] must be fully vaccinated or have had the relevant [“full”]Covid-19 vaccinations [(including any “waiting period”)] by their commencement date.

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