Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £34,980 to £42,978 Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Monday 27 November 2023 Reference: 2507023TD
We occupy a vast estate that is the lifeblood of our activities, and this role will play a vital part by providing guidance and assistance to colleagues within the Estates & Facilities department. The role will work closely with the operations teams to help ensure that mechanical, electrical, building and campus services are maintained and operated in a compliant manner. In addition, this role is instrumental in auditing processes and documentation, as well as analysing data and preparing reports to support decision making.
This is an exciting time to join the University. We have a global reputation for delivering world-class education, research and enterprise that makes a real impact on society's biggest challenges and offer a unique working environment where your skills and experience really make a difference.
The Compliance & Improvements Engineer role is a key role within the team and there's an opportunity to make a really positive impact. The work will be varied, involving collaboration with different people and teams across the Estates & Facilities department. Key responsibilities will include providing guidance relating to the compliance of maintenance operations, identifying opportunities for improvement, internal auditing, analysis of compliance information, and maintaining the departmental risk register.
You will have substantial knowledge and experience of maintenance and operation of the type of public buildings to be found on Higher Education estates, and substantial knowledge and experience of planned preventative maintenance and statutory compliance relating to mechanical and electrical systems. You will have the ability to understand complex engineering systems, an aptitude to influence, and good communication skills.
You will be educated to HND, NVQ4 or BTEC Level 6 in an appropriate discipline or hold a professional qualification of ACIBSE Incorporated Engineer or equivalent. You will be a positive and proactive problem solver, with the ability to plan and manage your own workload. You will be a strong team player, but also be self-sufficient and able to work independently.
What we can offer you
We offer some fantastic benefits including generous annual leave (plus an additional 6 University closure days and bank holidays), company pension scheme, discounted private healthcare and dental, company sick pay, options for flexible working, excellent family leave arrangements, a wide variety of on and off-campus arts and culture facilities and access to a range of staff discounts and offers at local shops, restaurants and service providers.
We will support your long-term future too, with access to the Universities Pension Scheme, and subsidised health and fitness facilities. Furthermore, Southampton, at the centre of the south coast, is a fantastic place in which to live, work and socialise – so regardless of what life stage you are at, you will find a dynamic and vibrant city that caters for all.
We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We select candidates based on merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce. We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities.
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