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Mechanical Craftsperson

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
Full Time 37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
Exeter, EX2 5DW
£20,150 - £23,363 plus £3,277 RRP per year
28/10/2018 23:59

The Estates Department is looking for an experienced & reliable mechanical maintenance craftsperson to join their dynamic team in the day to day maintenance of the Hospital. The successful applicant will primarily be involved in the day to day running of Steam & Medium Temperature Hot Water Boilers and equipment and will also include the maintenance, and will also include boiler preparations in readiness for their statutory inspections. They will also be expected to demonstrate a good working knowledge on other mechanical systems including plumbing, industrial pump sets/motors, air handling systems, reverse osmosisis plants and other engineering equipment within the Trusts properties. Have the ability to undertake immediate and effective repairs to all mechanical services, plant and equipment with the minimum supervision. Works will be in compliance with all statutory requirements, good practice guidelines and working to specifications and drawings. The successful applicant must be able to apply a high degree of attention to detail whilst working on systems and equipment and also be precise in the recording of relevant results. Having a thorough knowledge of hospital based mechanical systems and equipment would be an advantage. Participation in an out of hours on-call system will be required and a willingness to work flexible hours when necessary would be expected. Salary: Band 4 (£19,409 – £22,683) plus on-call allowances. Hours: 37.5 hours per week For further information, please contact Vicky Hayday, Secretary, Estates Department on (01392 403138) Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness, Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity ***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.** DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.    

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Vicky Hayday 01392 403138

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