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Are you an experienced Plumber look for a new role?
Are you looking for a varied role with scope to improve and grow?

TXM Recruit are working in partnership with an award-winning facilities management company and are recruiting for a Mechanical Plumbing Engineer to support the team based at Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. This is a 3-month contract paying £18.50 per hour.

  • Be able to work in accordance with the requirements of Health Technical Memoranda (HTM’s); Medical Gases HTM 2022 and Water Supplies HTM 2027, HTM 2040 and (Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8), Ventilation Plant HTM 2025 and any other relevant statutory compliance requirements (Pressure Systems Regulations 2000).
  • To work in accordance with the requirements of Engie rules for the Safe Operation of Low Voltage Systems as competent person (LV) for the organisation.
  • Actively participate in the operation and control of all engineering planned maintenance schemes.
  • Work overtime to carry out emergency repairs as required.
  • Undertake essential repair works and general maintenance activities at the request of the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • To liaise with the Maintenance Supervisor and M&E Services Manager regarding plant or equipment failures.
  • Undertake fault finding on complex medical gas systems, low pressure heating water systems, critical systems and equipment and pressurised steam systems.  Using cause effect analysis and detailed examination to gain a solution and use of all relevant drawings and schematics.
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance, inspections, commissioning and testing in accordance with published procedures, completing all report sheets and test certificates as necessary and mark up any drawing alterations
  • Understand fully the inter-relationship between the various maintenance crafts.
  • Given the appropriate training and support be able to carry out any additional duties required of them including AP MGPS, MEWP Manager, and Basic Refrigeration fault diagnostics.
  • Part of the role will involve shift cover, so individuals must be flexible in relation to working days / nights / weekend. The post is for days; however the dayshift supports the shift engineers in covering annual leave and any sickness. There is additional payment for this in terms of a retainer payment for being available for shift cover and further shift allowance for any days covered.   
Key Requirements:
  • Previous experience of building service systems, technical services provision, and general maintenance however training will be provided.
  • Required qualifications are an appropriately recognised Mechanical/Engineering apprenticeship, C&G, Scotvec (SVQ3), or equivalent, C&G 9730
  • The post holder will very much be involved with the maintenance and minor works service covering a wide and varied range of mechanical equipment servicing large industrial units such as dual fired boilers and heating and ventilation distribution equipment.
  • All mechanical equipment throughout the Hospital that comprises heating equipment (pumps, control valves, radiators) ventilation equipment (fans, heating/cooling coils, humidification) Domestic Hot Water equipment (calorifiers, safety devices) compressors, manifolds for medical gases, Building Management System control equipment.
  • The work involves the use of analytical test devices, specialist tools, workshop fixed equipment, portable electrical equipment, welding equipment, emergency generators, medical gas equipment (patient use) suction units, geared drives.
Main Details:
Job title: Mechanical Plumbing Engineer
Hours of Work: 8am – 5pm
Contract: 3 Months
Pay Rate: £18.50 per hour

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting, friendly, and fast paced team, delivering essential services.

TXM Recruit is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.

If you want to register your interest and apply, please contact me on the below or apply online:
Miren Chauhan
Delivery Consultant
Mob: 07586072198