Maintenance Engineer

University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Estate Services Department as a Maintenance Engineer providing front line maintenance support to Oxford University departments based in the University’s varied functional estate portfolio. This portfolio includes over 230 buildings comprising teaching and research spaces, libraries, museums and administrative functions .

Estates Services is responsible for the management of Oxford’s 450 buildings, University Parks and Gardens, Wytham Woods and commercial, agriculture and residential land. Our values include being open, honest and fair, we listen, and to show courtesy and respect to our staff.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

•         An excellent contributory pension scheme

•         38 days annual leave

•         A comprehensive range of childcare services

•         Family leave schemes

•         Cycle loan scheme

•         Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

The University also runs an enormous amount of social groups and sports clubs for those looking for more than just a great place to work.

About the Role

The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for both reactive and planned maintenance of Mechanical plant and equipment across the University estate. They will report directly to the Mechanical Supervisor, but will be responsible for prioritising, planning and carrying out allocated tasks.

About You

As well as extensive experience of Mechanical maintenance, the post holder will be computer literate and able to keep accurate electronic records, ideally using handheld devices. Experience of supervising contractors is essential, as is the ability to work in accordance with health and safety guidelines.

Application Process

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12:00 noon on Friday 16 June can be considered. 

Interviews will take place on Monday 26 June.

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