Building Services Technician

University of Cambridge
September 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Negotigation
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Building Services Technician

The Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit is an internationally renowned institution focussed on the delivery of field-changing mechanistic insights into toxicology and disease.

We are located in the newly refurbished Gleeson Building, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge and looking to appoint a Building Services Technician to ensure the smooth running of the mechanical services and to assist with general building maintenance.

Main duties of the role will include:

Preventive maintenance and first line repairs to mechanical engineering plant and equipment

Routine inspections e.g., water treatment, heating, air conditioning and ventilation etc. prioritise planned maintenance and carry out technical investigative work where necessary

Liaise with Estates Management/external contractors for the repair or routine servicing of plant and complete remedial work as required

Co-ordinate and monitor Permit to Work system

Carry out minor works and installations by self or contractors. Responsible for the technical specification, cost control, progress and final operational testing and certification of contractors' work

Assist the Building Services Technician with refurbishments, carry out minor workplace improvements and alterations.

Assist with stores receipt and distribution. Shipping of parcels, nationally and internationally.

Out of hours/on call emergency cover

You will be educated to A level standard with NVQ level 3 in a trade, or equivalent level of practical experience. You will have good IT skills and the ability to communicate effectively with contractors and staff at all levels.

This is an open-ended position funded by the MRC.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact [email protected]

Further information can be found on our website: https: // www. mrc-

Please quote reference PU38156 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Building Services Technician G4
  • Department/Location

    MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    21 August 2023

    Closing date

    18 September 2023

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