Building Services Engineer - Mechanical

  • Employer: Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
  • Salary: £34,145 - £40,356
  • Location: Asset Management Offices, Wallasey
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 19/05/2024 at 15:00
  • Reference: PL/24/279450

Role overview:

Reporting to the Principal Officer - Mechanical Engineering, the Building Services Engineer - Mechanical, will lead in developing and delivering an integrated mechanical services function for the overall Merseytravel / LCRCA estate including tunnels, bus stations, Ferries terminal buildings, HQ building within a matrix structure (utilising either internal or external resources as appropriate) with particular focus and expertise in HVAC systems.

Key role and responsibilities:

  • Lead a project team to deliver an effective and efficient mechanical systems maintenance function for the organisation.
  • Develop and deliver refurbishment and renewal programmes for plant and equipment.
  • Deliver innovative solutions to improve efficiency and operational availability, and decarbonisation of the estate.

Required skills and knowledge:

  • Educated to HNC/HND level in a relevant discipline.
  • Delivery of projects in a mechanical related environment, in particular HVAC plant, BMS control systems, compressors and pressurised mechanical systems, and passenger lifts.
  • Knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Experience of procuring and managing external consultants and contractors.
  • Experience of delivering capital works programmes.
  • Effective organisational skills.
  • Computer literate with a high degree of ICT skills.
  • Competent in the use of programme and project management tools and techniques.
  • A current full driving licence (manual vehicles)
  • A commitment to the LCR and an understanding of its stakeholders.
  • An ability to demonstrate our core values, including a commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Experience of contributing to a high-performance culture

What we can offer you: 

  • Local Government Pension Scheme contributions between 5.5% and 12.5%
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 29 days rising to 34 days after 5 years service , as well as bank holidays and the option to buy 10 additional days.
  • Free travel around Liverpool City Region with an All-Zone Metro card worth £1,450 per year plus All Zones Off Peak Trio ticket for your spouse or partner
  • Flexible and hybrid working with role dependent overtime and enhanced pay
  • 24/7 access to Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family and Free counselling services
  • Corporate discounts at council-owned gyms
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Coaching, mentoring, apprenticeships, and professional qualifications including paid membership fees and even a £1k interest free learning loan for any non-job-related learning

If you think you match the job description and our values then click on the link to apply, indicating how you meet the person specification. 

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for all candidates who met the essential criteria in the job description and who have declared that they: have a disability, are from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background, are a member of a reservist or have close family links to a member of the Armed Forces as we are under-represented by people from these communities.

Our vision is to create a fairer, stronger and cleaner city region. Somewhere we can all be proud of, where no one is left behind. To make our vision a reality we’re looking for people, from all walks of life, who reflect the diversity of our communities, feel connected to our vision, and who role model our three behaviours.

The Combined Authority is led by Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and brings together Liverpool City Region's six local authorities – Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral – to tackle the big issues that matter to us all, together.

We work together to make investments in areas that have a real impact on our communities, such as transport, employment, culture, digital and housing.

Our aim is to ensure that everyone benefits from the decisions we make. We want to create an environment which allows our economy to thrive for the good of everyone who lives and works in Liverpool City Region

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, CV applications will only be accepted alongside a completed personal and monitoring information online application form.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed