Facilities Maintenance & Support Technician

Portsmouth | Engineering , Maintenance

Job Title: Facilities Maintenance & Support Technician

Location: Portsdown Technology Park, Portsmouth

We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 depending on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Provide support for Facility Maintenance activities including supervising and Co-ordinating contractors with the onsite service provider and ensuring agreed work has been completed to a high standard
  • Support the onsite service provider with initial diagnosis and initial remedial action of building services failures
  • Reporting failures to SLA facilities service provider to ensure a timely resolution of faults.
  • Support to central services working with the onsite service provider
  • Provide initial response and support to emergencies/urgent issues ensuring the area/system is safe then using engineering judgement working with the onsite service provider to determine the next steps towards returning to normal safe operation
  • Out of hours support on an ad-hoc basis when required
  • Potential requirement to support onsite equipment maintainers where necessary

Your skills and experiences:


  • Computer Literacy (e.g., Microsoft office applications, AutoCAD)
  • Experience in Buildings Services/Facilities Operations
  • Good Understanding of Installation/Commissioning activities.
  • Experience of managing subcontractors
  • Facilities Operations/Building Services background
  • Qualified to an HNC level and time served apprenticeship in either Mechanical & Electrical
  • 18th edition electrical qualifications


  • City & Guilds 201 Mechanical Engineering
  • City & Guilds 2391 Inspection & Test Certification


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

The Facilities Maintenance & Support team:

As a Facilities Maintenance & Support Technician, you will ensure that the facility fabric & infrastructure is suitably maintained and able to support the activities being conducted within the facility while also ensuring that the building meets health and safety requirements and that facilities comply with legislation.

You will be based at the Maritime Integration & Support Centre (MISC) - a specialist facility shaped like a Type 45 destroyer ship which accurately replicates real-life ship conditions using the same combat system technology found across the Royal Navy's surface fleet. This is a varied and exciting role where no two days are the same, there will be significant scope for progression within engineering.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation

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30/09/2022 14:51:00
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