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Building Services Engineer
  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: JOB01000
  • Published: Tue 13/09/2022, 12:50 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/10/2022, 23:50 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £47,665 - £52,677 plus £637 LW
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: RG12 1JD

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Building Services Engineer

Bracknell Forest Council has an exciting new opportunity for a qualified Building Services Engineer, to provide a high standard, professional level support and to manage projects within our Property team.

If you are a proactive forward-thinking qualified Building Services Engineer, we would love to receive your application.

We are proud of our community. The care we give. The services we provide. The spaces we create. But we are always looking to do more. Which is why we give our people the time, support and resources they need not only to do their job well, but also to help define the way we do things more broadly. There will always be room for your ideas here. This is about taking ownership. And having the opportunity to learn, develop and progress.

Put simply, a career with us means having everything you need to build on your skills. To build better relationships. To build even better communities. This is your chance to make a lasting impact.

What it's like working in our team…

Bracknell Forest is a great place to live and work and we have high ambitions for the area. The current stage of redevelopment of our town centre is complete with future expansion already being planned within the town centre and beyond. This really is an exciting time to join and be a part of this dynamic and changing organisation.

This new role within our team will look to provide professional support within the Construction and Maintenance team and its property stock. It will look to shape future standards of practise and reform within the Council.

Key to our success is our commitment to team working and ongoing development of our high performing, highly engaged workforce.

You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training…

Your key priority will be to provide professional assistance to our property portfolio and support on any reactive or planned mechanical and electrical projects, whilst supporting the wider team with any reactive queries. The team consists of surveyors, project managers, energy managers, admin staff and the councils in house facilities team.

You will prepare briefs, design schemes, prepare specifications and run projects from an in-house team or with external Consultants. Projects will range from the refurbishment and maintenance of the councils maintained schools and corporate planned works with various other one-off capital schemes as applicable.

The role will ensure the compliance of the council's portfolio of properties and along with the wider team, ensure that our estate remains compliant and in a good condition.

You will be expected to maintain your continuous professional development as current legislation changes or are revised.

The benefits you will experience are…

  • An inclusive and social working environment.
  • Flexible working opportunities including a flexi-time scheme.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.
  • A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
  • Internal sports and social club opportunities.
  • Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
  • Supermarket discount.

What we're looking for…

We are seeking to appoint an organised, flexible and competent Building Services Engineer who has proven skills and experience within mechanical & electrical engineering profession.

The successful candidate will be required to be an experienced Building Services Engineer with a hands-on approach and be active in assisting with the delivery of Capital Projects, Planned Maintenance (for both Corporate and Schools) and the day-to-day Reactive Maintenance including service contracts.

The successful candidate will have experience in managing and overseeing building engineering works. This role will require a team player, one who can work with supervision and to tight deadlines.

The role requires excellent communication skills both written and verbally, as you will be expected to liaise regularly with other senior managers, consultants, and the public, as required.

Interview date

Interviews will be held the week commencing the 24th October 2022.

Want to ask us a question?

For an informal discussion concerning the post please contact:

Kamay Toor, Assistant Director: Property Services;


Alex Bennett, Head of Strategic Asset Management;


As part of the Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process if a suitable redeployee is identified.

Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.

No agencies please.