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About the role

You will be planning, preparing and carrying out mechanical maintenance in the Plumbing and Mechanical trades whilst working across the full range of University buildings and sites. You will priorities and complete work schedules allocated to you.

It was after the First World War that the local community came together to create our university. The University of Leicester is a living memorial to honour all those who made sacrifices for the nation. Of course, as a site with such a heritage, reactive maintenance is vital to preserve our buildings. You will help to ensure we can keep supporting young peoples’ futures.

About you

To join us you will need a minimum of City and Guilds level 2 (or equivalent NVQ) in Plumbing combined with significant experience of working within the mechanical services industry. You should possess excellent working knowledge understanding of the Health and Safety practices associated with mechanical/building services.

Being a strong communicator, self-motivated and being highly organised are essential skills to being successful in this role.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to the Reactive Maintenance Manager, ckg5@le.ac.uk
We anticipate that interviews will take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement. 

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.