Mobile Building Engineer

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Your New Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a permanent Mobile Building Engineer to join our Ministry of Justice (MoJ) account based in the North West Region of England. The role will involve travel across the region visiting various sites from HMPYOI Styal in Wilmslow up to HMP Haverigg in Cumbria.

The salary is competitive, with a company van included in the package. Therefore, driving license is essential for this role.

At Amey, we’re supporting our justice client, His Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) by providing them with safe, clean and efficient prisons.

By using our facilities management expertise, we help keep 60 secure premises across England and Wales running smoothly.

Mobile Plumber plays an important part of a mobile support team that will support prisons across the regions and fulfil the role of AP/RPs as required.

The standard hours of work are 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Work-life balance and flexibility are key for our success. We empower our people to make choices that are right for them, with hybrid, part-time and flexible work patterns. And with a network of offices across the UK, we’re open to discussing working options that suit you.

You will be responsible for:

  • Raise, update and close remedial tasks within the Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) system.
  • Ensure all critical parts are available for statutory tasks.
  • Carry out general and semi-skilled maintenance activities.
  • Undertake general tasks associated with security systems such as CCTV and alarm systems.
  • Carry out monthly checks and tests of fire extinguisher equipment, with regular checks on fire hydrants and fire hoses.
  • Complete RCD testing on a quarterly basis.
  • Carry out checks on Misting Units.
  • Undertake fire door maintenance activities.
  • Conduct flushing and tap temperature tests as required by the water risk assessment.
  • Undertake monthly and annual emergency lighting checks.
  • Check and test smoke vents as required.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role.

What makes this role unique?

You will work across the region, becoming the AP/RP. The role of an AP/RP is to implement and manage works in accordance with the Amey Safety Rules for the respective disciplines as required by contractual, best practice and legislative duties. Prison Security Clearance will be required (Amey will support you through this process).

We want to hear from you if you have/are:

  • Full driving licence is Essential
  • Ability to work alone and use initiative.
  • Good all-round project management knowledge
  • Experience in Fire Door Maintenance
  • Experience in Fire Extinguisher Maintenance
  • Experience in Fire Alarm Core Points
  • Experience in Emergency Lighting
  • Experience in RCD
  • Experience Water Temperature Testing
  • IT skills

Ideally you will be qualified in multiple areas of maintenance as outlined above with experience in general building maintenance.

In addition to this, it would be desirable if you have experience of working within a custodial environment with basic Health and Safety knowledge and exposure to building and system compliance, although this is not essential as we will provide you with the required development you need to bring you up to speed.

What we offer you

When you join us, we can offer flexibility, career development, a choice of benefits and support that help you through all life’s ups and downs. It’s the reason why Investors in People put us among the top 1% of employers and we have a competitive reward and benefits program

  • Career Development – Exceptional development and progression plan
  • Pension – Generous Pension scheme which we will contribute to
  • Holidays – Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Choices – Our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership
  • Save with Amey – Our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on shopping, days out, or nights in. It includes healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchers
  • Social Value – You’ll get 2 Community Involvement Days each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives
  • Company Van with fuel card and all tools provided

We embrace difference and support individuals to work in ways that work best for them.

We are committed to working sustainably and by working in partnership with the communities we serve, so people and the planet are protected.

At Amey, you have freedom to perform because we know if nothing holds you back, together, we can be extraordinary.

Who is Amey?

  • We are at the heart of modern Britain, helping the economy to grow by designing, maintaining and transforming the nation’s strategic assets.
  • Our 11,000 people are behind the critical services the country relies on every day.
  • Our unique engineering and operations experience, together with data driven insight from our consulting business, delivers better results for our clients.
  • We are trusted partners of Government – both national and local – managing assets and complex projects that are vital to the sustainable growth of the country.

To find out more take a look at our website

Application Guidance

Amey is committed to Inclusion and Diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. Please contact our recruitment team at to discuss any access needs, reasonable adjustments or additional support that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.

Apply today – We are excited to hear from you!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date should we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


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