Campus Maintenance & Compliance Senior Site Engineer

Salary Range - £36,699 - £43,110 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
17 Dec 2018
17 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Campus Maintenance & Compliance Senior Site Engineer

Salary Range - £36,699 - £43,110 per annum inclusive of London Allowance

Full time (35 hours per week – 1.00 FTE)  

The role and its responsibilities

Reporting to the Campus Maintenance & Compliance Manager the Senior Site Engineer will be responsible for the supervision of Mechanical and Electrical Services work flow and work allocation. This will include reactive works, planned preventive works, statutory insurance examinations, and minor works projects, utilizing the department’s in-house engineering team and specialist contractors to meet service level agreements and customer expectations.

The role holder will have a commitment to providing excellent customer service to enhance the estate and the student experience alongside working with internal and external stakeholders and tenants on a regular basis.

Skills and experience

The post holder will need proven experience in Mechanical and Electrical maintenance with an understanding of reactive and planned preventative maintenance systems and procedures.

You will need proven knowledge of M&E statutory compliance regulations along with practical experience of Health and Safety processes and safe systems of work. Previous experience in similar role.

The post requires good communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team. You will need to be a qualified engineer with NVQ Level 3, City & Guilds part 1 & 2 in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

Further information

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Chris Smith: 020 7898 4960

Competitive benefits package

As an employer of choice SOAS offers an extensive benefits package including:

  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional School closure days (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Pension scheme with generous employer contribution
  • Various loan schemes including season ticket and IT equipment
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay provisions, childcare voucher scheme, financial support for childcare

About the Department

The Estates and Facilities Directorate is responsible for the delivery of the Estates and Infrastructure Strategy which covers the areas of major construction and refurbishment projects; facilities operation and space management, including timetabling and energy management.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please complete the short online application form, along with a CV and covering letter on how you meet the requirements set out in the Job Description and Person Specification. Further information can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities.

Closing date:    17 January 2018

Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered.

If you have any questions or require any assistance with regard to the application process, please contact

At SOAS we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background.  

Please note, it will not be possible for SOAS to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with SOAS, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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