Building Services Engineer - Mechanical

Date: 26 Sep 2023

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Role:               Building Services Engineer - Mechanical 
Location:        Farnborough, Hampshire  
Package:        Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Role Type:      Full time / Permanent
Role ID:          SF14109


Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Building Services Engineer at our Farnborough site where you will have a role that is out of the ordinary. You will find yourself covering a variety electrical and mechanical maintenance tasks which can involve PPM, air conditioning faults, electrical faults, testing and inspecting water systems and water tanks, PAT testing, gas boilers, emergency lighting and more.


The role
As a Building Services Engineer, you will join our Facilities Management Maintenance Team providing maintenance support  in relation to site services, plant/equipment and buildings.


  • Maintenance support (including installations; planned, preventive and corrective maintenance) in relation to site services, plant / equipment & buildings
  • Prioritisation of work programmes to satisfy business needs
  • Robust application of health, safety & and environmental procedures and processes
  • Maintenance standards and quality of work delivered are to the required level
  • Oversee the conduct of contractors on site; monitoring the implementation and performance of tasks allocated 

This role is full-time, 37-hours per week and based onsite at Farnborough.

Essential experience of the Building Services Engineer

  • Mechanical semi-bais ideally, plumbing work
  • Experience providing maintenance support (including; planned, preventive & corrective maintenance and building inspections)
  • Strong technical background
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to work and engage across departments and to thrive as part of a team or work independently where appropriate.
  • Full Driving Licence


Qualifications for the Building Services Engineer
Engineering / Technical qualification: Apprenticeship or NVQ Level 3 (in a relevant discipline, Mechanical, HVac – desirable


Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance, as a minimum. UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: guidance for applicants - GOV.UK (


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering - helping charities and local community


Application Guidance

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please contact your regional recruiting team in strictest confidence. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Why Join QinetiQ?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.


You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an= diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Visit our website to read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture.


About QinetiQ

As a company of thousands of dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.



Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants who already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information, which mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may affect the roles that you can be employed in.