Shift Engineer

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£40,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Due to continued growth, Sodexo has an opportunity for 3 Shift Engineers to join our team at a prestigious client site in central London.

Successful candidates will have served a recognised apprenticeship in a relevant engineering discipline (electrical, mechanical, HVAC or water systems) and will have experience of working in building facilities management services in a complex commercial environment.

Sodexo’s Energy & Resources team serves clients across specialist industries: oil & gas; mining and engineering; construction plus other energy sectors.

We have a dedicated team of 2,000 employees working at over 80 sites in the UK & Ireland region - often in isolated locations both on and offshore.

Onshore and offshore operations are coordinated from our Energy & Resources segment headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Job Description
Competitive salary
Continental shift pattern - 4 on 5 off, 5 on 4 off, 5 on 5 off.

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more!
Main Responsibilities
Complete and issue authorisation to work documentation to a consistent high standard
Ensure that all statutory documentation is kept up to date and is available for inspection or audit when required
Make sure health & safety and statutory tasks are completed correctly
Complete Contractor Inductions following client processes
Present Tool Box Talks and complete necessary paperwork, carry out regular task and workplace inspections as per the annual schedule or on an ad-hoc basis, logging all paperwork and findings
Ensure all plant room and storage facilities are both clean and tidy with regular weekly inspections carried out and documented
To make sure any plant withdrawn from service is isolated, locked and tagged correctly and tracked until back in service utilising the shift log book
Assist the Technical Planner by advising of any PPMs that are outstanding and will affect the performance of the building or client reports
Prioritise PPMs to ensure all works are completed on schedule and relevant paperwork is completed to a constant high standard
Ensure all PPM resultant tasks are raised for defects, tracked & completed in timely manner
Ensure any stock or services are ordered correctly
Work with the Engineering Manager to keep the agreed budget on target

The Ideal CandidateEssential

Experience of a similar role in a large, complex commercial environment
Served a recognised apprenticeship in relevant discipline with City & Guilds/ONC in a relevant engineering discipline
Previous experience in building services/FM engineering environment
Experience of electrical, mechanical heating, cooling, ventilation & water systems.
Effective communicator, both verbally and written
Strong health and safety mindset


2-3-year degree with experience and practical work in a similar role OR minimum 5 years’ experience in an M&E role in a similar environment
Previous experience of working as an authorised person (AP)/competent person (CP)

About The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Ryan Candy

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