Location Uttoxeter
Discipline: Hard Services Engineering Recruitment
Salary: $0.0
Contact Name: Sion Evans

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Job ref: 15323
Published: 8 days ago

Job Title:  Commercial Plumber

Salary: £33,800 per annum plus benefits

Location: HMP Dovegate, Uttoxeter

Working hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, 8:00- 4:30pm

Fancy working for a Global company???
Our client employees 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services and go by the belief of “Making a Difference Every Day”. 
Their Diverse operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop and they pride themselves on upskilling and progression.
Everyone working for this client is a valuable and important member of the team.
Over the past few years we have worked closely with this client, supporting them with multiple vacancies over the years and the feedback from the candidates is always the same…… What a great company!!!

Our Client are looking for Mechanical Engineer to join our FM department at HMP Dovegate a category B male establishment prison based on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border near Uttoxeter. The operational capacity is for 1100 prisoners and it takes a whole team of people to keep the facility safe, secure and in proper working order.

The key purpose of this role is to carry out routine HVAC and/or Mechanical Engineering work, preventative maintenance and repairs. You will ensure that various pre planned maintenance schedules are kept up to date and maintained as may be required. The role calls for leadership and setting visible standards of personal performance and accountability and the post holder is expected to function with a degree of independence.

Some of your other key accountabilities will include:

  • Carry out fault finding and defect rectification to items of installed plant and equipment as may be defined and specified
  • Assist in multi trade support of other members of the FM service team in completing work
  • To escort contractors around the site as and when required in accordance with written procedures.
  • To carry out the installation of new plant and apparatus as may be defined and specified.
  • To carry out investigations into the performance of the plant and equipment installed in the site and to produce related reports and recommendations as may be required.
  • To become familiar with the operation and maintenance of the various systems and equipment installed in the whole of the premises as defined or requested.

What you need to do the job

You are required to have HVAC and/or Mechanical Engineering Qualification (C&G, NVQ). You should be a member of relevant technical professional body desired.

Lastly, because of the nature of the work, all offers of employment are subject to security clearance checks and approval by the Home Office and you must be able to pass a CRB Clearance and Security Clearance at CTC level (Counter Terrorism Check).


The successful candidate must have a flexible and proactive with a commitment to customer satisfaction and continuous improvement to working approach.

What we offer

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension – 6%
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Bike4Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Serco Benefits package - discounts include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships
  • A safe and supportive culture
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion