Facilities Engineer

Location Worthing
Discipline: Facilities
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Job ref: 003005
Published: 12 months ago

To oversee the monitoring and performance of the planned preventative maintenance programme and renewal or alterations made to the structures or electrical and mechanical services of the Company’s premises.

To assist with miscellaneous alteration, improvement and infrastructure projects.


Ambition: We play to win. 

Focus: We put patients first. 

Integrity: We keep our promises. 

Openness: We are passionate about new ideas. 

Respect: We support each other. 

As part of the Building Services team, manage and maintain the structures and mechanical and electrical services at the Company’s premises including the following key functions:

  • Carry out routine maintenance activities in accordance with the Company’s and / or third party specialist procedures and requirements
  • Carry out routine inspection functions in accordance with the Company’s and / or third party specialist procedures and requirements
  • Plan and manage preventative maintenance activities including works in-house and works by 3rd party providers
  • Ensure that planned preventative maintenance activities are coordinated with the business function to minimise operational impact
  • Identify, draft and implement Standard Operating Procedures for all aspects of the Building Services function
  • Assist the Head of Facilities in managing service provider contracts including arranging and supervising contractor attendances, contract renewals and unplanned works.
  • Carry out all duties in accordance with the Health and Safety Policy and procedures
  • Assist with ongoing improvement of Health and Safety throughout the business
  • Assist the Head of Facilities to ensure compliance with relevant statutory obligations
  • Carry out surveys and prepare improvement schemes.  Design new systems and additions to existing installations. Manage projects from inception to completion.
  • Update and maintain the Facilities Maintenance database in accordance with the Company’s procedures
  • Manage engineering service contracts
  • Draft day work orders, prepare estimates, specifications, supervise contractors and check and approve accounts. Obtain statutory approvals where needed.
  • Exercise control on day-to-day expenditure.  Supervise contracts.
  • Review and report on equipment performance levels
  • Review and report on contractor performance levels
  • Be responsible for a range of general mechanical design duties, and when required undertake the review of electrical works such as lighting, small power, fire alarms systems, and some other similar type systems.
  • Consult with management on identified needs and the implementation of repair projects.
  • To carry out other duties appropriate to the level and character of the post.
  • Develop a strong rapport with department heads
  • Complete planned work programmes to schedule
  • Ensure achievement of day-to-day maintenance expenditure to pre-set targets

Key Performance Indictors:

  • Develop a strong rapport with department heads 
  • Complete planned work programmes to schedule 
  • Ensure achievement of day-to-day maintenance expenditure to pre-set targets


  • BTEC/HNC/HND Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or equivalent appropriate qualification 
  • Associate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers 
  • Full UK driving licence (preferred)


  • Experience of working within a building services department or organisation 
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical standards and regulations 
  • Knowledge of relevant Building and Health and Safety Regulations 
  • Experience of managing contractors and directing building services consultants 
  • Experience of mechanical and electrical systems installation and / or maintenance 
  • Experience of Building / Property maintenance 
  • Experience of preparing work schedules / project plans 
  • Experience of cost management and control 
  • AutoCAD experience would be beneficial


  1. Able to communicate with a range of people from different backgrounds including ethnic, social and professional both verbally and in writing
  2. Able to relate to all levels within organisation * Ability to collect and analyse complex data and statistics
  3. Ability to read and understand technical drawings * Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  4. Able to manage a demanding workload by prioritising tasks and projects to meet appropriate work standards in a busy environment
  5. Competent IT user able to use and learn different packages and systems including AutoCAD and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) 
  6. Ability and willingness to learn new skills and share knowledge
  7. Ability to solve design and project problems
  8. Excellent attention to detail 
  9. Enthusiastic, self-motivated, forward thinking and resourceful
  10. Excellent time management, communication and client management skills