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Mechanical Design Engineer

P02/P03 + Market Supplement

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Housing and Adult Social Services
P02/P03 + Market Supplement
Full time 35 hours per week
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Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, London N1 2UD
£46,772 - £51,653 p.a. (Inclusive of Market Supplement)
12/08/2018 23:59

Mechanical Design Engineer

PO2/PO3 £46,772 - £51,653 p.a. (Inclusive of Market Supplement)*

If you are an experienced Mechanical Engineer with drive, ambition and the ability to manage and deliver a variety of social housing mechanical projects including communal heating / district heating projects,  this may be an opportunity for you.

The opportunity is for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Building Services Team.

You will be responsible for the delivery of a variety of mechanical projects including but not limited to communal heating projects at the London Borough of Islington. You will be required to manage these works from inception through procurement to completion of works on site.

The successful candidate will ideally have a proven track record managing and delivering mechanical projects with the ability to ensure the highest possible standards are maintained. You will manage and coordinate your own workload with minimal supervision and have a good understanding of procurement and contract administration processes with the ability to undertake detailed technical reports.

The successful candidate will have excellent technical knowledge of mechanical engineering and have the ability to overcome challenges which may arise to ensure projects are delivered on time and to budget. 

You will join a team of hard working professionals  who  are  focused on maintaining excellent levels of customer care and you will be a part of an organization you will be proud to work for.

You will contribute to the development and delivery of the a forward five year asset management plan and capital improvement programme to ensure  mechanical services are maintained to a good standard and are fully compliant with the latest statutory regulations and codes of practice .

You will be expected to be conversant with the requirements of statutory Health and Safety policies and procedures and the latest CDM Regulations to effectively carry out the role.

A DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) will be required for this role.

Benefits for this post include flexible working arrangements to ensure work life balance can be maintained, 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, local government salary-related pension, discounted memberships to local leisure centers, cycle to work discount scheme.  For more information on benefits, please visit *

Islington Council is an equal opportunity employer.

For an informal discussion contact Garrett McEntee on 0207 527 2536 or by e-mail at                 

Application Process:

Please submit a CV with your application.

You will be required to provide a response to three questions pertinent to the role. These questions will be used for the purpose of selection to interview. All answers should make reference to the Person Specification in the Job Description where possible.

Closing date: Sunday 12 August 2018 at 23:59

Interview and test date: To be confirmed

* Please note your salary will comprise of a basic annually salary of between £35,772 - £40,653 p.a. and an additional market supplement of £11,000 which will be paid in monthly instalments on top of your basic salary. The Market Supplement is reviewed each year in  light of market factors and vacancy rates and is subject to change.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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