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Mechanical Plant Engineer

Support Staff

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,217 to £30,046
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 16 February 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1172419PN-R

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Plant Engineer to join a small Infrastructure team within the Zepler Institute at the University of Southampton. You will join the Zepler Institute as a Mechanical Plant Engineer to assist with the planned and reactive maintenance tasks within the Mountbatten building - which is a highly serviced, technical and complex building. 

The main duties will be ensuring that the cleanroom complex and optical labs are kept at optimal environmental working conditions via air handlers, water plants and various other mechanical supply systems. As part of the Infrastructure team, you will be central to the control of contractors, and along with the Engineering Supervisor you will be heavily involved with compliance of systems and audit trails for regulatory compliance. 

You will be an integral part of the On-Call rota and will be assigned (paid) overtime on a rota system and scheduled to cover after the completion of a comprehensive induction.

It is essential you have experience of maintaining complex mechanical building systems and it would be an advantage if you hold an electrical qualification (although cross skill training will be given). The successful candidate must also have a good level of computer literacy with very good written and spoken English skills.

Full training will be provided to the right candidate.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1172419PN-R on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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