Night Shift Maintenance Engineer

Gate Gourmet
London Heathrow Airport, Middlesex
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary / Scope of the role:

The Maintenance Shift Engineer supports the Maintenance team in delivering reactive and planned repairs and servicing to the units facilities and equipment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Delivery of planned, routine & reactive maintenance to all building plant, equipment and systems, to meet and exceed expectations, and agreed Service Level Agreements
  • Where equipment cannot be repaired in the first instance, make a safe temporary repair and report back to Supervisor with recommended course of action
  • Test and Inspection of BMS Systems; diagnose faults where appropriate and manage the necessary repair
  • Performance and support to minor works activities
  • Assist other trades in completion of multi-disciplinary works
  • Respond to Building Management System alarms, and effect emergency repairs as needed
  • Ensure the issue and appropriate controls within the Permit to Work systems and Safe Systems of Work
  • Ensure that suitable spares are available to carry out maintenance of plant
  • Ensure that comprehensive maintenance records are kept in the form of the FM system updates
  • Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared for all tasks carried out to ensure safe working practices
  • Ensure that engineering sub-contractors are appropriately supervised, and comply with contractual commitments, site operating processes, and issue appropriate permits when necessary - support when required
  • Ensure the provision of a safe & healthy working environment, and ensure compliance with all Company policies and procedures, as well as client site policies, procedures and working arrangements, as required
  • Ensure a professional image is presented to clients and visitors, and ensure excellence in customer service is delivered and promoted at all times
  • Ensure that professional and technical skills are maintained through a commitment to personal development and life-long-learning
  • Embrace technology enhancements with regard to hand held devices to update maintenance systems
  • Drive efficiencies and best ways of working by being leading by example.
  • To develop a good working relationship with all employees



  • Preferred Electrical or Mechanical Engineering NVQ Level 3 or above

Work Experience:

Desirable experience of a facilities/maintenance related role in a factory environment

  • Proven track record of good customer service and customer interaction is required
  • Preferable experience of working on large machines such as air-flight dishwashers
  • Outstanding communication skills with all levels of employees
  • Experience of working in a team and on own initiative

Technical Skills: (Certification, Licenses and Registration)

Must have a demonstrable background in a Maintenance environment

  • Knowledge of industrial dishwashing equipment an advantage
  • Authorised Person: HV/LV Training Course
  • C&G 17th Edition an advantage
  • Knowledge on how to service/test of systems of highly specialised equipment
  • 3 Phase electrical supplies knowledge
  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • Alarm systems - fire, fridge etc
  • UPS backup systems experience preferable
  • BMS System experience