Mechanical Supervisor

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 632208052-2
  • Date Posted: 21 June 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: First Military Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Culham, Oxfordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £40,000 to £40,001
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension & Healthcare
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Engineering, Cyber Security, Health and Safety, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

JA1062 - Mechanical Supervisor

Location - Culham, Oxfordshire

Salary - £40K


We are currently recruiting for a Mechanically bias Supervisor to join our clients' FM team in Culham. The successful candidate will require 5 years continuous checkable UK history to get gain security clearance.

Job Purpose

Coordinate and manage Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Reactive Maintenance and extra works including emergencies in accordance with the contract requirements.
Provide the first line support for Site Maintenance Services Group (SMSG)
Provide support to the administration / help-desk team as appropriate
Support a Centre of Excellence delivery across all M&E activities.
Review Sub-Contractor RAMS and arrange access where required.
Provide Leadership and technical guidance to the team,
Ensure works are programmed and planned to achieve 100% Statutory Compliance
Provide support to the projects team with technical knowledge as required.
Be part of the Company Site Management team.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Human Resources
Ensure own holidays are planned and agreed in line with company HR policy and site cover is maintained
Ensure that direct reports holidays are booked in accordance with HR Policy and site cover is maintained
Carry out back to work interviews following periods of unauthorised absence.
Carry out annual appraisals and regular reviews of direct reports.
Highlight any training needs.
Support other departments to obtain team engagement.
Positively motivate team individuals and constantly review their effectiveness.
Planned Preventative Maintenance
Plan, Programme and Manage all Planned Preventative Maintenance to ensure that equipment is maintained in line with contract specification and Service Level Agreements.
Ensure 100% Statutory Compliance at all times
Ensure that the team update the CAFM system on their Tablets for each job.
Reactive Maintenance
Prioritise and Manage all Reactive Maintenance Calls to ensure that contract SLAs are met.
Ensure that the team update the CAFM system on their Tablets for each job.
Contractor Control
Ensure all subcontractors are on the Company approved suppliers list prior to engaging their services.
Ensure all subcontractors attending site have had a Company Site induction within the last 12 months.
Ensure office area, plant rooms, workshops and storage areas are kept clean and tidy.
Attend regular meetings as agreed with the Client and Company Manager.
Be proactive and initiate innovative methods to increase the efficiency of the service and provide continuous improvement.
Assist in the management and delivery of requested documentation and agreed reports to the Client in the necessary timescale.
Health & Safety

Ensure all work carried out complies with Company Facility Management Safety Policies.
Ensure all work carried out complies with UKAEAs Safety Policies.
Ensure all works carried out is covered with site specific Risk Assessments
Ensure that all Company Chemicals are correctly stored and that COSHH Data Sheets and Assessments are reviewed by the engineers before use
Administer the Permit to Access system in line with Company Policy.
Ensure Team complete Point of Works prior to commencing tasks
Ensure all Sub-Contractors comply with Company & Client Health and Safety policies.
Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills


High level of willingness with a "can do" attitude
Good Communication Skills, with the ability to 'be in touch' at all levels
Able to make decisions that will support the aims and objects of the contract in supporting the Client's objectives
Good Literacy
Good PC Skills
Mechanical Apprenticeship - gained within the building maintenance industry or equivalent
Experience with similar maintenance and supervisory duties including fault diagnosis, and rectification
Experience in all aspects of general building PPM schedules
Health and Safety Training
Experience with similar maintenance duties including fault diagnosis, rectification.
Maintaining critical rotating equipment, Chillers, HVAC systems, BMS, and process water systems.

City & Guilds Part 3 (Electrical Installation 2360), Course C or recognised equivalent
Health and Safety Training (IOSH Managing Safely)
Experience in computer PPM management systems
18th Edition Institute of Electrical Engineers (I.E.E) Registration
ACoP L8 awareness
Pressure regulations awareness.
Fault Finding and Understanding of Schematic Drawings