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Multi Skilled Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Estate Services

Location:  Ormskirk/UK
Salary:  £28,762 to £31,411 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Friday 30 September 2022
Reference:  EHA0032-0922

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Multi Skilled Mechanical Maintenance Technician (gas engineer/plumber) to join Edge Hill University’s Estate Services In-House Maintenance Team (IHMT). The estates maintenance team is growing to support our prized campus.

The estates maintenance team is enthusiastic and passionate and aims to be recognised as contributing to an outstanding campus experience that drives the attraction, recruitment and retention of our students and wider Edge Hill Community.

About the Role 

Working as a member of the multi-skilled In-House-Maintenance-Team (IHMT) the role holder will assist with maintaining, repairing and improving the fixtures and services to all University properties. The role holder will be responsible for working with other trades when required to ensure the highest levels of service across all University buildings.   

The role holder will receive direct instruction from the Maintenance Manager regarding the daily operations of planned and unplanned works as well as being assigned daily tasks via the interactive Helpdesk CAFM System. The role holder will be based at Edge Hill but will be expected to travel between university owned or leased sites when or if required.   

About You 

The role holder will be from a Mechanical engineering or building services background, with a good understanding of general plumbing and building trades skills.  You will have knowledge and experience of working within a maintenance environment, preferably in a university or higher education setting.  

Holding relevant City and Guilds gas/plumbing trade qualifications at level 3, or equivalent, with a thorough understanding of Health & Safety maintenance requirements, keen to learn and develop with a desire to provide excellent customer service. 

Key personal qualities/attributes you require

1. Safety-first mindset

2. Team Player

3. Time Management

4. Excellent Customer Service

5. Good Communication Skills

6. Mental & Physical Aptitude

7. Willingness to Learn


  • A minimum of 36 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more
  • A wide range of development programmes to enhance your career
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 16.3%

About Us 

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 


Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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