Mechanical Maintenance Technician

March 14, 2023
£27.1 - £32.9 / year

Job Description

Job Summary

At University Hospital Southampton Foundation NHS Trust, we are seeking to add an experienced Maintenance Technician (Mechanically Bias) to our team.

You will have the necessary relevant experience in engineering, including in the following disciplines:

Engineer, HVAC Plumbing and pipefitting services Mechanical engineer, technician, and building services engineer

You’ll have the following attributes:

· The capacity to read and comprehend engineering texts and drawings a track record of fault detection knowledge of mechanical systems that is in-depth technically, legally, and in terms of best practices (Vent, Water, Compressed gasses etc) o Practical knowledge of safe isolation techniques and safe work practices Adaptable working methods based on the requirements of the team eagerness to expand their knowledge and skills both written and vocal communication skills are strong.

Main responsibilities of the job


Typical Tasks Involve:

Design proposals are reviewed, persistent faults are identified and fixed, and systemic performance issues are addressed. Routine maintenance is carried out in collaboration with maintenance contractors.

o Executing mechanical system isolation to facilitate worko Issuing PTWso Offering technical assistance to workshop workers & project teamo control of maintenance activities use of technological instruments and techniques to track and evaluate system performance

Working with the following systems is part of the job:

Motors, Steam, Potable Systems, BMS/Controls, AHUs, Heat Exchangers, Cooling Towers, LTHW, and Chilled Water

About us


We provide learning and development opportunities as one of England’s major acute teaching trusts to support you in pursuing your professional goals. UHS was among the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and staff recommendations of the hospital as a place to work or receive care in the most recent national NHS Staff Survey. UHS is rated “Good” by the CQC.

We support flexible scheduling and will take requests into consideration while taking the needs of the service into mind. Employee benefits at UHS include a wide range of NHS discounts, a pro rata minimum of 35 days of paid vacation time, access to on-site childcare (based on availability), and a robust pension plan.

On the south coast, Southampton is a desirable place to live and work. It has an international airport and direct trains to London. Also nearby are the beaches along the Jurassic coast and the New Forest National Park. The city has 14 schools with an Ofsted rating of outstanding and living expenses that are 20% lower than those in London.

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