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Heating & Ventilation Maintenance Fitter
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF14127-R

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: Not specified

Job live date: 16/05/2017

Salary: £24,029 to £27,025 per annum

Employment type: AOS-Manual

Department: Estates

Division: Maintenance & Business Services

Hours per week: 36 hours per week/1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Permanent


We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated H&V Fitter to join the Maintenance Services team, within Estates and Facilities, offering a reactive service and maintaining all heating & ventilation systems & ancillary plant in University owned properties across all our campuses and sites. You will need the confidence and ability to install, maintain, fault find and carry out routine inspections of the University's heating and ventilation systems and associated equipment.


You will have:

-     Experience in all aspects of planned, preventive and day to day reactive maintenance issues and awareness of current statutory requirements

-     Knowledge of domestic/commercial heating & ventilation systems including investigation and rectification of system faults

-     A willingness to work flexibly on a number of different issues whilst maintaining a high standard of work - working  with other teams and on your own

-     An understanding of Health & Safety

-     General IT Knowledge

-     A current driving licence

The University of Reading aims to create a fair and transparent reward strategy, ensuring staff are paid a competitive salary and are recognised and rewarded for their contribution.  Members of staff have the opportunity to join a pension scheme sponsored by the University.  The University has a range of family friendly policies, including a childcare voucher scheme to help you save money on childcare costs.  We have a strong commitment to health and well-being and staff can benefit from discounted membership at the SportsPark, an Employee Assistance Programme and a Health Cash Plan. The University offers generous holiday entitlements which include public holidays and paid closure days.

This is an ongoing recruitment campaign with ongoing interviews.

Informal contact details

Contact role:    Head of Building Maintenance

Contact name:  Ian May

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 6382

Contact email:

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:    DLO Manager (Engineering)

Contact name:  Martin Holt

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 7287

Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by the UK Border Agency and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.



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