Lead Maintenance Engineer

Randstad UK Holding
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description




Lead Electrical Facilities Maintenance Engineer


Full-time, Permanent


Up to £41k per annum


Competitive package including holiday, pension, and overtime

Are you an experienced and driven Electrical maintenance professional seeking an exciting leadership role? Do you thrive in managing teams and enjoy getting your hands dirty with hands-on maintenance tasks? Join my clients dynamic team at a leading Facilities Management company, as a Lead Facilities Maintenance Engineer on a static site near Oxford.

Role Overview:

As the Lead Maintenance Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing a team of skilled engineers while actively participating in both planned and reactive maintenance tasks. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of electrical and mechanical systems, optimizing facility performance, and contributing to the overall success of our projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Lead, mentor, and manage a team of engineers, providing technical guidance and support.
  2. Perform hands-on maintenance work, covering electrical and mechanical systems, to diagnose and resolve issues efficiently.
  3. Coordinate and schedule maintenance tasks, ensuring optimal resource allocation and timely completion.
  4. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement preventive maintenance strategies and improve equipment reliability.
  5. Respond to and manage reactive maintenance requests in a timely manner to minimize downtime.
  6. Conduct regular inspections to identify potential problems and address them proactively.
  7. Maintain accurate documentation of maintenance activities, reports, and records.
  8. Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations.

Qualifications and Experience:

Relevant technical qualification in Electrical Engineering including City and Guilds or NVQ

Extensive hands-on experience in electrical maintenance.

Proven experience in a supervisory or leadership role, with exceptional team management skills.

Strong understanding of health and safety regulations and their application.

Excellent problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to maintenance challenges.

Effective communication skills to liaise with team members and stakeholders.


  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive package including holiday allowance and pension scheme.
  • Opportunities for overtime to enhance your earnings.
  • Professional growth and development within a reputable FM company.

If you are a skilled Mechanical maintenance professional with leadership acumen and a hands-on attitude, we encourage you to apply and become an integral part of our dedicated team.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. JBRP1_UKTJ

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