Maintenance Contract Supervisor

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The UK Atomic Energy Authority have a new opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Contract Supervisor to join their team within the Site Maintenance Services Group. The team consists of circa 20 employees and are responsible for the maintenance of all buildings across the Culham site.

The Site Maintenance Group are seeking a self-motivated and organised individual with a good technical knowledge of the building services industry who can communicate well at all levels. The role of Mechanical Maintenance Contract Supervisor will be responsible for managing the day to day operation and maintenance of the mechanical building services activities on the Culham site. Maintenance services are delivered through the term contractor and several direct contracts.

As well as the above, other areas of responsibility will include:

-Setting programme and budget constraints, directing and signing off completed works and ensuring quality and compliance.
-Ensuring that maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with relevant health and safety requirements and in with compliance with the relevant statutory legislation, codes of practice, best practice and delivered safely and effectively.
-Providing technical support and expertise, ensuring that maintenance services are provided in a safe, timely, cost effective and at an appropriate quality.
-Taking responsibility for fault finding, diagnosing issues and ensuring plant and equipment faults are quickly identified and addressed.
-Providing decision making and direction to multi-disciplinary teams from the term contractor and direct contractors in support of UKAEA operations.
-Full ownership of assigned work packages ensuring all technical criteria is satisfied and that work can be carried out in a safe and cost-effective manner.

At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particular from individuals from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds, including nationality and citizenship, people with disabilities, (visible and hidden) and women. Our Inclusion Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential.

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.

For further information on why UKAEA is a great place to work please review our recruitment video via the following link:

For full details on the role, UKAEA and our benefits please download the application pack.


Knowledge skills and experience


-Educated to degree or HNC level in a Building Services, Mechanical Engineering or with equivalent experience.
-Substantial post qualification experience in the maintenance and operation of mechanical building services plant and equipment to meet functional, statutory and clients requirements to applicable codes and standards.
-Demonstrable knowledge of the management of internal and external stakeholders at different levels.
-Working knowledge and understanding of current construction legislation and its application, with demonstrable experience of safety management, IOSH or NEBOSH qualification in Health and Safety


Experience in the use of Computerised Maintenance Management systems.
Experience in the administration of NEC form of contract.
Knowledge of electrical building services systems.
A safety related qualification.


Special requirements:
-This role will require you to work occasionally out of normal hours.

Selection Methods and Notes:
-We are hoping to carry out initial interviews after 21st of October. You may be required to attend a final interview after 10th November. Please note that there may be changes to the dates specified, however rest assured that this will be communicated with you if you are shortlisted for interview.
-As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite.

-Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.

-Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews.

-We actively promote equality and value diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.

-Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance – The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the

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