Posted 4 October by ISS Technical Services
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Job Title: Fabric Engineer

Reports to: Operations Manager

ISS Division: Technical Services; NRM

Location: South West


Within the UK, ISS provides high quality facility services designed to maintain the fabric and appearance of buildings. ISS provides facilities management; cleaning & hygiene services; maintenance and building services; catering; security; landscaping and a wide range of other tailor-made services for customers throughout the Public, Private and specialist sectors.

Job Purpose:

The Fabric Engineer will provide a variety of building services engineering maintenance tasks to a variety of client properties throughout the designated region. This will include plumbing, carpentry and fabric related repairs, maintenance and installation.

The emphasis is on providing a world class building services maintenance service.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsibility for fabric related PPM, proactive and reactive works issued through the helpdesk within set time frames so that the customer expectations are exceeded.

Responsibility for other types of building services maintenance to include exterior works, plumbing, mechanical and carpentry related tasks.

External ground works maintenance duties.

To provide callout response for the client as detailed on the callout rota.

To undertake contractor control duties on behalf of the client, including monitoring of contractors and their workmanship, so that relevant standards are met. Issue of Permits to Work.

Ensure that all equipment within scope operates to specified performance criteria.

Ensure equipment and surrounding area conforms to agreed company standards.

To provide a professional service and represent the company in a way which ensures customer satisfaction.

To evaluate performance and ensure the proper servicing and maintenance of equipment under contract to the company is carried out.

To take a pro-active approach to client liaison and ensure that concerns are dealt with or relayed to management as necessary.

To be fully aware of contractual requirements and customer needs at all times.

To ensure that administration requirements are actioned on time and all necessary documents / records are maintained accurately.

Ensuring compliance with H&S regulations, risk assessment, COSHH etc.

Suggest improvements and innovations to improve the service provided.



If plumbing bias Fabric Engineer as follows:-

NVQ/City & Guilds or equivalent qualification in plumbing.

NVQ/City & Guilds or equivalent in HVAC, mechanical engineering or equivalent with plumbing qualifications.

If carpentry bias Fabric Engineer as follows:-

NVQ/City & Guilds in carpentry or woodworking or related trade qualification.


Time served multi trades operative / handyperson who has considerable carpentry and joinery experience.

Applicants who have served a recognised craft apprenticeship will be preferred.


Full UK Driving License.


Significant experience in providing plumbing, carpentry and fabric related building services maintenance to include fault finding, maintenance and installation.

Significant previous experience in providing reactive and PPM building services maintenance.

Experience of working within FM or building services within commercial properties.

Experience of working under strict Health & Safety procedures including risk assessments and method statements.

Required skills

  • Building Maintenance
  • Building Services
  • Carpentry
  • Facilities Management
  • Plumbing

Reference: 36273329

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