Multi-Skilled Engineer in Manchester

Location: Manchester
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: CBRE
Job Hours: Full-time

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Job Description

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management.

We are recruiting a Multi Skilled Engineer to join the team located in Manchester.

The successful candidate will perform Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance to both Plant, Equipment and Building Services.

Role Summary:  

  • Identify and manage the risks to the client through the equipment on site, including updating drawings, identifying critical spares, improving performance of machinery, improving and implementing the preventative maintenance program
  • Using new equipment and technologies to maintain a working production environment liaising with the client on any requests for certain machinery PPM’s
  • Fault finding on all types of Machinery
  • Support others in the department in relation to Health and Safety
  • Provide Electrical and Mechanical expertise to the Maintenance Department working on Heavy Industrial Machines and Overhead Cranes
  • Write and follow Risk Assessments and be available to question any issues which arise from them safely and accurately
  • Completion of the required documentation as specified with the requirements of all rules and legislation
  • Work on Three Phase Systems with Voltages up to 440V
  • Working on Motors, Gearboxes, Valves encompassing Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Electrical Systems
  • Use Mobile Devices to accurately project and complete any works from the CAFM Maintenance System
  • Use of emailing / calendars to plan your daily work requirements so that all tasks are completed effortlessly and efficiently.
  • Liaise with onsite Site Services to manage any Building Services related issues, responding confidently and accurately as required
  • To be the responsible person when required for the department and deputise the Shift Leader during annual leave or sickness
  • To work overtime as and when the business requires, this may include nights and weekends to which notice may not always be given
  • Perform adhoc duties as and when required

  • Experience Required:  

  • A Recognised or Time Served Apprenticeship
  • Strong proven experience in manufacturing maintenance
  • Electrical Competences / Qualifications to a minimum or equivalent to City and Guilds 236 Pt 1-2 Electrical qualifications to 17th Edition
  • Mechanical Competences / Qualifications to an acceptable standard to City and Guild’s Mechanical
  • Good multi skilled ability
  • Experience working on 3 phase motors, drives and inverters
  • Hydraulic / Pneumatic Experience
  • Ability to fault find
  • PLC Diagnostics / Repair Competencies
  • NVQ Qualifications to Level 2, Electrical and Mechanical
  • Ability to supervise contractors
  • Able to write Risk and Method Statements
  • Able to understand and write Permits


  • Working at Height Qualification
  • IPAF
  • AP Qualifications
  • Experience of Heavy Engineering

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