Vacancy Details

King's Cross Estate Services - Building Services Maintenance Manager

Job ref.: 0603
Job title: Building Services Maintenance Manager
Employer: King's Cross Estate Services
Job type: Permanent
Pay: 0.00 per hour
Date posted: 17/06/2020




Building Services Maintenance Engineer


Site Supervisor/Contract Manager



To carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Reactive Maintenance and extra works/emergencies in accordance with the Contract requirements across the Kings Cross Portfolio.































  • Adherence to set engineering standards in accordance with Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) requirements
  • Arrive for work and be ready to work from your agreed start time, work up to your agreed finish time
  • Ensure, daily, that your ‘Handheld’ device is fully functioning and that your work tasks are available to you. If problems are experienced with Handheld device, bring this to the attention of your Supervisor immediately it becomes apparent. Note Company Handheld devices are not to be used for personal calls or any non-work related Apps or Gaming.
  • As a priority, first thing in the morning of every working day, carry out a review of the Building Management System (BMS) and undertake a walk around of all major Plant and Equipment, deal with any major faults and issue a daily update of status, within the first 60 minutes of the day/shift
  • To ensure that the Water Treatment Logbooks, volumes 1, 2 & 3 are up to date at all times and that the requirements of all KCES Testing regimes are followed
  • Carry out weekly Fire Alarm Testing and record the results in the respective site Fire Safety Logbook
  • Carry out monthly Emergency Lighting ‘flick tests’ to confirm operation of all Emergency Lighting across the site and record all results and repairs in the Emergency Lighting Logbook, with a copy maintained in the Fire Safety Logbook
  • Take and confirm building services Meter Readings to your Supervisor by the 25th of each month
  • Regularly (at least 3 times per week) walk the whole building taking note of issues and where appropriate raise Helpdesk tasks for the necessary resolution
  • Carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) in accordance with the set schedules, prioritising Statutory Maintenance tasks, issued on Concept/FSI Go via the ‘Handheld’ (mobile phone) devices issued to you on a ‘Real Time’ basis
  • To ensure engineering standards are maintained in order to maximise the operational effectiveness and reliability of the Plant and associated engineering systems that are the responsibility of Vertex Ltd
  • To ensure onsite Quality Assurance Procedures are adhered to in all respects and to maintain accurate records/documentation associated with the PPM aspects of the plant and equipment on site.
  • To respond in a prompt and effective manner to all reactive maintenance issues, and Helpdesk requests associated with Building Servicers Maintenance requirements for the contract updating the Helpdesk on a ‘Real Time’ basis
  • To co-ordinate with visiting specialist sub-contractors associated with aspects of the PPM schedules
  • Be available for ‘Call Out’ standby duties for a one-week period on an approximately 6 weekly rolling period. To provide 24/7 ability to respond to out of hours emergency call outs
  • To respond to call outs/breakdowns and emergencies associated with the building services aspects of the contract as required
  • Uniform must always be worn on site, even during overtime attendance, and must be kept clean and presentable. Uniform must be worn in accordance with current standards of dress
  • Work in full accordance with the requirements of the Lone Worker Policy at all times
  • Assist other trades and colleagues as necessary


  • To ensure that your Timesheet is completed accurately and issued to your Supervisor for approval and processing in accordance with the timescales issued by Vertex Administration Team
  • To ensure that any Holidays/Planned absence requests are to be submitted on the agreed Vertex Documentation and are approved/confirmed as being acceptable before any plans are made to take the time off
  • Any unplanned absences are to be notified verbally (voice to voice) to your Line Manager, prior to your expected start time and then confirmed in writing. Any unplanned absences shall be subject to a ‘Back to Work’ interview with your manager. For all absences of this nature you must confirm, prior to your return to work, when you plan to return
  • Refrain from using mobile devices in general public access areas across the site
  • To undertake miscellaneous duties as requested by the Client in accordance with the contractual duties

**This job description provides a general outline of duties and responsibilities expected of this position.





Building Services Maintenance Engineer




  • City and Guilds Certificate in relevant trade
  • NVQ Level 2-3 (Building Services Maintenance Engineer)
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar field



  • Experienced in Building Services Maintenance aspects of Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedules
  • A Competent working knowledge of Air Handling Unit’s, Building Management Systems, Air Conditioning equipment, Cold Water systems, Heating and Ventilation systems, Water Treatment and Emergency lighting
  • L8 knowledge/training e.g. Water Treatment Systems, Plants, or Systems


  • Health and Safety Training
  • GCSE (or ‘O’ Level equivalent) passes in Maths and English
  • Experience in computer PPM management systems (Concept)
  • Supervisory experience for future development


  • Confidence and commitment to providing a high quality, professional service when dealing with customers and clients alike
  • Ability to work unsupervised and take responsibility for the completion of tasks
  • Ability to prioritise work tasks
  • Adaptable and flexible in approach to work required
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Willingness and ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Reliable
  • Detail conscious
  • Results/tasks orientated
  • Acceptable personal grooming standards
  • Ability to perform tasks that require physical fitness



  • Compliance with smoking, alcohol and drug free company policy
  • Compliance with company administrative procedures
  • Resides geographically for contract support (call-out etc)