General Maintenance Technician in Jacobs at Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Website Jacobs

This listing is about Jacobs in Warrington, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Your Impact

At Jacobs, we’ll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients, and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns, and locations to suit you and our business.

About The Opportunity

An opportunity has become available for a General Maintenance Technician to join the Laboratory Facilities (LabFM) Team at our laboratories at birchwood, Warrington. The General Maintenance Technician will report to the LabFM Mechanical Technical lead and work closely with the 3 existing building managers. The existing team are responsible for delivering efficient and proactive maintenance to a wide range of systems across our 7 lab buildings at Birchwood Park in Warrington. LabFM need an enthusiastic and experienced individual to support them in delivering in an exciting and changing environment.

key skills

  • Carrying out basic plumbing, decorative and carpentry activities. Qualifications in at least one trade is a necessity but experience in multiple disciples would be an advantage.
  • Other activities such as moving equipment around site, building flat pack furniture, installing wall mounted items such as notice boards etc.
  • Carrying out basic checks and report issues on heating systems, compressed air systems and fire alarm systems (training given).
  • Assisting the electric maintenance engineer where activities require an additional person.
  • Escorting external contractors in and around the laboratories.
  • Experience of using forklift trucks and a current licence would be an advantage.

Here’s What You’ll Need

The ideal candidate will be

  • Able to take their own initiative and take a proactive attitude in identification and resolution of defects, safely and efficiently
  • Authentic, a good at listening and be able to develop strong professional relationships.
  • Able to manage own work and be able to work effectively unsupervised or as part of a multifunctional team.

Our number one priority is to keep our employees and visitors safe at all times when in our buildings and therefore the ideal candidate will be incredibly safety conscious.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion, and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent.  For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team.

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.

Job Reference ID CMS0003BX

Company: Jacobs

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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