Shift Engineer / Facilities Engineer

Shift Engineer / Facilities Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Shift Engineer / Facilities Engineer to join our team.


  • Ensure that plant faults and defects are swiftly remedied to maintain plant in serviceable order at all times;
  • Make sure up to date logs are kept;
  • Make sure Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared and used for all tasks undertaken to ensure safe working practices;
  • These reactive calls to also include concessionary stores and fabric related items;
  • Be able to work at heights;
  • A team player, able to work with CBRE Managed Services and clients representatives at all levels;
  • To provide parts lists and estimated timescales to carry out remedial works;
  • To operate a Permit to Work System in accordance with Quality, Health & Safety procedures and client requirements (or approved client system);
  • Physically fit and able to carry tools and components by hand up to 20kg;
  • Make sure Computer Based Maintenance systems are kept up to date and that PPM and reactive tickets are closed out with accurate data captured;
  • Undertake lone working when and where required, subject to passing satisfactory training;
  • Ensure an awareness and compliance to the contractual KPI’s/SLA’s;
  • Make sure routine PPM is carried out to all mechanical and electrical plant in accordance with Site task schedules and asset lists;
  • Make sure suitable spares are available to carry out both maintenance and reactive works;
  • Experience of working in a critical environment/data centre.


  • Able to ascend and descend vertical access equipment;
  • BMS Knowledge;
  • Physically fit and able to carry tools and components by hand up to 20kg;
  • Experience of maintaining all relevant mechanical and electrical equipment to clearly defined criteria;
  • Mechanical knowledge and ideally good understanding of HVAC/Pumps/Valves/Electro-Mechanical systems etc;
  • Ideally an Electrical background;
  • Electrical/mechanical qualifications;
  • Experience of working in a critical environment;
  • Able to work at heights;
  • Knowledge of UPS, Generators, HV, PDU’s, Crac units or equivalent;
  • A good basic education is essential, with good written and spoken English and basic Mathematics skills;
  • Calm manner, able to work under pressure.