DURHAM UNIVERSITY

Mechanical Building Services Engineer

Location
Durham
Salary
£34304 - £40927 per annum
Posted
20 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
16 Jan 2022
Ref
21001568
Contact
Durham University
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Department and role purpose

The Estates and Facilities Directorate provides a number of essential services to Durham University and is responsible for managing, maintaining and developing the infrastructure and building fabric of the various campuses, including:

  • maintaining and regularly reviewing a maintenance programme which takes account of short, medium and long term needs of all buildings and University grounds;
  • implementing the works identified and funded within the various maintenance programmes and operating a system for dealing with day-to day requirements, including the provision of an out-of-hours emergency service;
  • providing a professional, technical service to the University for the design, construction and procurement of new buildings and adaptation works to existing buildings;
  • identifying and recording the use of space and advising on ways of increasing space utilisation;
  • property and asset management;
  • acquisition and disposal of built environment related assets;
  • procuring and managing utilities and services;
  • providing postal, delivery and security arrangements and advice to the University; and
  • the delivery of a wide-range of customer-facing services, including: contract management; estates and facilities relationships management; housekeeping and cleaning, business resilience, event management; reception helpdesk; university retail; business support; health and safety; and management information.

The Mechanical Building Services Engineer will deliver a professional, customer-focussed mechanical engineering support service to all stakeholders and facilitate the provision of an effective, efficient and reliable mechanical infrastructure, specific to the needs of the University.