M&E Shift Engineer, London

Posted Yesterday by Interserve

Position Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Shift Engineer to work on one of our top government sites in Canary Wharf. You will be required to support the Supervisor and site FM with a lead focus on the 10 South Colonnade systems, processes and compliance across the estate ensuring they operate effectively and efficiently and meet the client and contractual framework. 

Carry out planned preventative maintenance on various M&E engineering services with focus on critical systems to ensure zero interruption to the clients installations. Complete repairs , ppm and reactive works inline with SFG20. Monitoring of all main plant & equipment to ensure a safe working environment for all building users.

12 hour shifts 07:00 - 19:00, 19:00 - 07:00 4 days on, 4 days off. 


  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance on the M&E engineering services as required on PPM schedule & highlight major defects to management/Helpdesk & implement quotations for repairs, as required.
  • Carry out instructions as required, on any M&E works or specific requirements generated through Interserve Management.
  • Proactively pursue Fix & Find tasks where you identify faults, raise the task with the respective Help-Desk and effectively repair within the SLAs of the 10SC contract.
  • Undertake basic reactive & PPM tasks, which will include fabric, plumbing and mechanical.
  • Daily monitoring & responsibility of all main plant & equipment within buildings to ensure designed working environmental conditions are best maintained.
  • Reactive attendance to emergency breakdowns plus subsequent fault diagnosis & repair, to ensure the client’s business continuity is maintained at all times.
  • Communication & liaison with suppliers & specialist contractors for parts & repair requirements, in association with PPM & Reactive activities.
  • Identification & reporting of any engineering issues or faults, which will have a detrimental effect on the building environment & will require action by the maintenance team.
  • Communication & liaison with specialist subcontractors on scheduled service activities on site, plus
  • supervision & assistance to subcontractors on site as and when required.
  • Completion of PPM & reactive paperwork for works undertaken, plus any additional check sheets.
  • Be prepared for inclusion on a call out rota for out of hour’s emergency response & work.
  • Communicate with both management & client immediately on any H&S related issues applicable to the contract.
  • Willing to undertake training courses enabling additional support for the contract minimising contractor spend
  • Overtime maybe required from time to time to cover the contract requirements

What we are looking for


  • 17th edition , 2391 test and inspect – city and guilds level 3 in electrical maintenance
  • Building services – city and guilds level 1, 2 &3
  • Mechanical engineering - technical qualifications documentary evidence of vocational training
  • L8 legionella management
  • Holds relevant professional, technical or management qualifications, and experience
  • Can demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality systems and the management of safe systems of work associated with the role and work environment. Minimum of IOSH Managing Safely.
  • Not less than 5 years experience
  • Seeks out and takes opportunities to learn new skills, specialist knowledge and latest business and engineering practice as part of personal professional development
  • Leads by example in all role activities Excellent interpersonal, organisational and Customer Service skills

Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times;
  • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment;
  • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received;
  • Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system; 

Reference: 38913986

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