General Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: General Maintenance Engineer

Main Purpose of Job: Perform routine maintenance and repairs on assets to ensure optimal performance and functionality.

Department: Building Fabric Division

Location: London and the Southeast

Company Benefits

  • 23 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program (Wellbeing support)
  • Training
  • Opportunity for promotion within the company
  • PPE & Company Uniform
  • Company Van & Fuel card
  • Perkpay – Discount Scheme
  • Employee of the Quarter Award

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  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on assets to ensure optimal performance and functionality.
  • To ensure maintenance is carried out to the highest standard and report any follow-up actions to the relevant manager/supervisor/helpdesk.
  • To maintain a high standard of cleanliness and safety of work areas and report any areas of concern to relevant manager/supervisor.
  • Ensure the company vehicle (should this form part of your role) is clean, tidy, and well-organised at all times, reflecting the company’s commitment to professionalism and quality service. Complete regular vehicle inspection reports in conjunction with company fleet administrator.
  • Present a professional image on-site, adhering to the company dress code and wearing the appropriate workwear.
  • Work safely and responsibly, always adhering to the company’s safety procedures and guidelines.

Team /Skill Specific

  • To carry out tasks in line with SFG20 maintenance specification.
  • To collaborate with colleagues in the maintenance division.


  • To complete electronic worksheets and PDF/print reports on the day the work is carried out and left on site.
  • Communicate professionally with the helpdesk and all staff members throughout the company, promoting a positive and collaborative working environment.
  • To ensure the helpdesk is updated with your work status daily.


  • To complete timesheets weekly.
  • To submit all overtime via timesheets which the cut-off is 10th of every month.
  • To submit expenses no later than Tuesday midday every week to ensure no delays in payment.


  • To develop a good working relationship with co-workers and work closely with the helpdesk.
  • Interact with clients in a professional and courteous manner, addressing their concerns, answering questions, and providing exceptional customer service.



Technical Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

Demonstrate an efficient and good standard of work across a varying and sometimes demanding fabrication, e.g.

  • Plasterboard repairs
  • Internal and external painting
  • Basic flat roof repairs
  • Door planning and re-hanging
  • Door lock replacements
  • Fire Stopping
  • Floor and Wall Tiling
  • Rendering repairs
  • Waste clearance, etc.
  • Pressure Washing
  • Fitting ceiling and wall access hatches
  • Open mind to learn new skills

Soft Skills

  • Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines.
  • Well-organized with a customer-oriented approach.
  • Good communication and people skills.
  • Punctual.
  • Professional – smart appearance in company uniform.
  • Solutions focused.



  • GCSEs at grade C in English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent).
  • IPAF
  • Harness Trained
  • Abrasive Wheel

Relevant experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in commercial building services.