Multi-Skilled Building Services Engineer

Date: 26 Sep 2023

Location: Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job title: Multi-Skilled Building Services Engineer    Location: Kyle of Lochalsh    Company: QinetiQ

About the role


We are looking for a Multi-Skilled Building Services Engineer to join our FM Maintenance Team Provide maintenance support (including installations; planned, preventive & corrective maintenance) in relation to site services, plant / equipment & buildings.


You will be work across the site which has a multitude of different types of buildings of which you will be providing technical maintenance support. You will find yourself covering a variety electrical and mechanical maintenance tasks which can involve PPM, repair and RM on; air conditioning faults, electrical faults, testing and inspecting water systems and water tanks, PAT testing, gas boilers, emergency lighting and more.


You will be working on our industrial base Butec, Kyle of Lochalsh in Scotland and will have the opportunity to learn new skills and develop into and array of different areas across QinetiQ.


What do I need?


Experience in some of the following areas would be desirable, but not essential.


  • Electrical bias (or experience with both Electrical & Mechanical)
  • Engineering / Technical qualification: Apprenticeship or NVQ Level 3 (in a relevant discipline electrical, Mechanical, HVac
  • Good knowledge and level of competency in other areas of building services (BMS, electrical or mechanical services)
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions
  • Full clean driving license
  • Hold HUET certification, or demonstrate the desire and ability to achieve it


Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.

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What will I be doing?


Using your electrical and mechanical maintenance experience you will be working on a range of different projects across the site including the following.


  • Provide maintenance support (including installations; planned, preventive & corrective maintenance) in relation to site services, plant / equipment & buildings
  • Prioritisation of work programme to satisfy business needs
  • Ensure robust application of health, safety & environmental procedures & processes
  • Ensure maintenance standards and quality of work delivered are to the required leve
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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. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.  

Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, adaptive and flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more. 

About QinetiQ

As a company of over 6,000 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 that 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 that mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may have an effect on the roles that you can be employed in.