InVictus Recruitment
Job Type
£38,000 per anum


Mechanical Shift Technician

A fantastic opportunity just came across my desk. Working for one of the leading facilities maintenance company, who are looking for an experienced mechanical shift technician to cover a corporate banking environment in the area of central London. This great opportunity will be offering a competitive salary of £38,000 per annum and a big package depending on the candidate’s experience.

The job role will be following a continental shift pattern of days and nights and.




  • Being a mechanically biased skilled engineer with a sound knowledge of HVAC, building services (water, gas, heating and ventilation, waste), BMS monitoring systems, PPM’s, etc.
  • Having a flexible attitude with a “can do” approach and who is prepared to work outside their skill base to provide a customer based service.
  • Be prepared to undertake training as required by the post and the Site Manager.
  • Having administration skills to maintain computer based and hard copy systems for statutory inspections and tests.
  • Be able to react and work on their own initiative.
  • Be prepared to work on multiple sites if required.
  • To undertake reasonable requests and any other duties from the business, as business needs change


  • Planning including prioritisation of tasks from PPM’s and Helpdesk Requests
  • Reacting to breakdowns and changing priorities
  • Sourcing and vetting of quotations.
  • Vetting safe system paperwork and issuing Permits and Authority to work as appropriate.
  • Work issuing and prioritising work
  • Progress chasing and quality control
  • First-fix mentality
  • Safe system and work control system closeout
  • Work with and coordinate with subcontractors
  • Fault finding
  • To ensure active communication at changeover, briefing to ensure awareness of any matters pertaining to the smooth effective running of the shift.

Qualifications/ Knowledge:

  • City & Guilds qualifications, level 3 electrical and any relevant qualification in all aspects of Building Service’s, Electrical (2391 desirable) and Mechanical engineering.
  • Must have team working experience and excels at motivation of small teams under substantial pressure. Must have the balanced ability to think clearly in extreme circumstances
  • Competent in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other IT based programmes.
  • Desirable proven track record in; UPS, CRAC, VESDA, AHU, FCU, Leak detection, Electrax, BMS & Lutron systems

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to prioritise work and ensure SLAs are not missed
  • Reliable and conscientious
  • Able to work on their own initiative.
  • Ability to organise and administrate contractors and third party suppliers
  • Good customer liaison skills along with a front of house mentality.
  • Have a can do attitude and flexible approach
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.


For further information or to discuss your application please contact Kelvin @ Invictus on 020 7357 0881.

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