Engineering Team Leader

Middlesbrough | Other

Engineering Team Leader

James Cook University Hospital

Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW
Full time (37.5 hours per week) 

Fixed 8 week pattern working 0700 - 1900 or 1900 - 0700 
£36,000 - £39,000 per annum (shift allowance inclusive)


Here at Serco, we're looking for an Engineering Team Lead to join us at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. The Engineering Team Lead will supervise the activities of the Shift Maintenance team and plan, cost, oversee, and implement the maintenance service to the site. You will also schedule daily work activity to the team.

As the Engineering Team Lead, you will develop close working relationships with FM and Trust managers and assist in development and training of staff. You must ensure daily workload is efficiently allocated to ensure maximum productivity from available resources and contribute to developing new systems of work.

Main responsibilities of this role include:

  • Effectively supervise the activities of the maintenance team.
  • Assist in the development and training of the staff team.
  • Plan, cost, oversee and implement the maintenance services to the site.
  • Ensure that the Estates Service is being delivered in full compliance of Health, Safety and Environmental regulations.
  • Develop and amend PPM activity to ensure satisfactory maintenance standards.
  • Supervising maintenance, minor new works, and adaptations.
  • Supporting the stores in the purchasing of bespoke materials and stock.
  • Requirement to partake in the on-call shift rota.

What you'll need to do the role:

  • Recognised CITB qualification or a demonstrated equivalent (minimum NVQ level 3)
  • ONC in Mechanical Engineering or City and Guilds Craft Certificate relevant to trade or similar recognised trade certificate
  • 18th Edition IEE Regulations     
  • Supervisory skills training
  • Health & Safety qualification
  • HNC in electrical/mechanical engineering or a similar qualification
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and ability to influence and supervise a team.


Why Serco?

Meaningful and vital work: Working within Healthcare Estates at Serco means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that patients continue to receive the support that they need 24/7.

A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support a hospital and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, progress into team management or move into operations, you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.


Great people: Hospitals are busy places and you will find yourself interacting with staff, patients, visitors and of course your supportive team. You will be a significant part of the hospital.

What we offer

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • The chance to make a positive difference to the wider public.
  • Interesting, varied and enjoyable work.
  • A company that recognises your contribution.


About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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10/02/2023 02:41:00
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