Mechanical Engineer x 2

Morson International
31 Oct 2017
02 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking for up to 2 Mechanical Engineers for Permanent opportunities based in Edinburgh.

This is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours per week (Shifts). On offer is a competitive salary plus shift and AP allowace.The role holder will report to Mechanical Supervisor

Be able to work in accordance with the requirements of Health Technical Memoranda (HTM's) Medical Gases HTM 2022 and Water Supplies HTM 2027, HTM 2040 and (Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8), Ventilation Plant HTM 2025 and any other relevant statutory compliance requirements (Pressure Systems Regulations 2000).

To work in accordance with the requirements of the rules for the Safe Operation of Low Voltage Systems as competent person (LV) for the organisation.

Actively participate in the operation and control of all engineering planned maintenance schemes.

Work overtime to carry out emergency repairs as required.

Undertake essential repair works and general maintenance activities at the request of the Maintenance Supervisor.

To liaise with the Maintenance Supervisor and M&E Services Manager regarding plant or equipment failures.

Undertake fault finding on complex medical gas systems, low pressure heating water systems, critical systems and equipment and pressurised steam systems. Using cause effect analysis and detailed examination to gain a solution and use of all relevant drawings and schematics.

Carry out planned preventative maintenance, inspections, commissioning and testing in accordance with published procedures, completing all report sheets and test certificates as necessary and mark up any drawing alterations

Use of all relevant tools and equipment within safety guidelines as necessary for the completion of works ensuring full compliance with Guidelines and Controls e.g. Risk Assessment, Site Safety, Fire Safety, Control of Infection and Hazardous Substances.

Obligation to undertake training where necessary to learn new techniques.

Understand fully the inter-relationship between the various maintenance crafts.

Given the appropriate training and support be able to carry out any additional duties required of them including AP MGPS, MEWP Manager, and Basic Refrigeration fault diagnostics.

Liaise with hospital staff on a daily basis.

Part of the role will involve shift cover, so individuals must be flexible in relation to working days / nights / weekend. The post is for days however the dayshift supports the shift engineers in covering annual leave and any sickness. There is additional payment for this in terms of a retainer payment for being available for shift cover and further shift allowance for any days covered.


Required qualifications are an appropriately recognised Mechanical/Engineering apprenticeship. C&G, Scotvec (SVQ3), or equivalent, C&G 9730

A good standard of Secondary Education, including Maths and English, along with a flexible approach to working within a team.

This role requires an enhanced disclosure

An enhanced disclosure contains the following information:

All convictions both current and past,

Cautions, reprimands and warnings help on the police national computer for England and Wales,

Relevant convictions in Scotland and Northern Ireland may be included,

Checks against the Children's and Vulnerable adults barring list,

Additional checks for relevant information held by the local police forces for the position being applied for.