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Mechanical Engineer - Edinburgh

Facilities Management
Ref: 144 Date Posted: Thursday 19 Mar 2020
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STAR Recruitment are currently working with a national facilities management company who is managing the staffing of large NHS sites in Scotland and across the UK. They are looking to employ a number of Mechanical Engineers for a large NHS site in Edinburgh. This is a freelance position with an immediate start on offer that will last for a duration of 3 months +. Due to the current issues facing the NHS and the UK as a whole, there is a good chance that these positions could last for a longer duration.




  • To work in accordance with the requirements of rules for the safe operation of systems as a competent person.
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance, inspections, commissioning and testing in accordance with published procedures, completing all report sheets and test certificates.
  • Involved in the maintenance and minor works service which covers a wide range of mechanical equipment servicing large industrial units: Heating and ventilation equipment; Dual fired boilers; Refrigeration, chillers and air conditioning equipment.
  • Carry out emergency repairs as required.
  • Liaise with Maintenance Supervisor and Mechanical Manager.
  • Additional duties may be required.


Qualifications & Experience:


  • Previous experience of building service systems, technical services provision and general maintenance is essential.
  • Mechanical/Engineering apprenticeship – C&G, Scotvec (SVQ3) or equivalent.
  • Experience within a Healthcare environment would be an advantage.
  • Enhanced Disclosure check.
  • Good communication skills.


Hourly rates of £15.00


For more information regarding this Mechanical Engineer vacancy or others we currently have, please either respond by attaching your CV or call Gregor @ Star Recruitment.