Maintenance Technician (Building & HVAC)

Join one of the longest-established schools in the UK and help maintain their diverse portfolio of historic and technology rich buildings.

Your New Role

We are proud to represent an institution widely recognised as one of the leading experts in their field. With over 150 years of history, they are ranked in the top 10 universities nationally for biosciences and have been home to some of the world’s leading lights and internationally renowned experts. Set across two busy campuses, they bring together a wide remit of talented individuals who share a passion for health and welfare.

Behind all this success, their Estate Management team hold full responsibility for maintaining the essential building services of a growing organisation. From libraries to laboratories, classrooms to hospital buildings, they rely on their team to successfully manage the maintenance of a diverse and challenging portfolio.

With further expansion on the horizon a new opportunity is available for a talented Maintenance Technician to join the team in their Hertfordshire campus. You will become an essential part of the team, tasked with assisting with the day to day delivery of an efficient and effective reactive maintenance service. This will involve liaising regularly with a wide range of internal and external personnel including; academics, contractors and suppliers. You will also assist in planned maintenance, working closely with the Estates Facilities and Projects Teams to ensure a cohesive service is delivered.

As an experienced Technician, you will hold a recognised qualification or apprenticeship in a building services mechanically related discipline. You will have previous experience of building maintenance within either Domestic or Commercial buildings fabric maintenance with strong knowledge of Industrial / domestic electrical / mechanical equipment (boilers, chillers etc.), HVAC systems and electrical systems.

You’ll be joining an established and experienced maintenance team. The successful appointment will be made on the organisation’s salary banding which is expected to start at circa £26k-£27k for 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. You will also receive 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and concessionary days over the Christmas holiday season.


  • Do you have previous experience in Domestic / Commercial buildings fabric maintenance?
  • Do you have experience maintaining Industrial or domestic electrical / mechanical equipment (boilers, chillers etc.)?
  • Are you experienced in servicing and maintaining HVAC systems?
  • Do you have proven experience of electrical systems?