Mechanical Engineer

Leicester | Other

Mechanical Engineer - HMP Fosse Way

Leicestershire, LE18 4TN

Band 6

Salary - £36,000

Permanent (Full-Time, 40 Hrs)


Here at Serco we are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join us at HMP Fosse Way. Reporting directly to the Senior Engineer, the role is to carry out routine mechanical engineering work, preventative maintenance, and repairs, and testing of gas systems



Some of the key responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer are as follows:


  • Ensure that various pre planned maintenance schedules are kept up to date and maintained as may be required.
  • Assist in multi trade support of other members of the FM service team in completing work.
  • Complete the duties of a Mechanical Engineer in accordance with their recognised training and qualifications.
  • Carry out fault finding and defect rectification to items of installed plant and equipment as may be defined and specified
  • Carry out the installation of new plant and apparatus as may be defined and specified.
  • Become familiar with the operation and maintenance of the various systems and equipment installed in the whole of the premises as defined or requested.
  • Carry out all duties assigned to them in a safe manner, observing all statutory regulations and the local regulations.
  • Carry out investigations into the performance of the plant and equipment installed in the site and to produce related reports and recommendations as may be required.
  • Assist in specifying and obtaining spare parts, and other items of equipment which may be required to ensure the continuous and efficient operation of the technical estate.
  • Maintain records of tools and report this as required.
  • Escort contractors around the site as and when required in accordance with written procedures.
  • Flexible and proactive with a commitment to customer satisfaction and continuous improvement to working approach.



What you will need to do the role


Appropriately qualified having served a recognised apprenticeship or equivalent trade-based qualification.

Mechanical Engineering Qualification (C&G, NVQ).

Membership of relevant technical professional body desired.

Gas Safe registered.

Appropriate experience in both Commercial and Domestic systems.

Why Serco

Meaningful and vital work - The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives 

A world of opportunity - Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.

Great people - We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.  

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. 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • A safe and supportive culture 
  • The chance to make a positive difference 
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
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