Catering Engineers - South West

Boden Group provide the highest level of facilities maintenance services to a client portfolio which includes the Ministry of Defence sites and a range of FM and Retail customers across the South West.

Opportunities have arisen for Catering Engineers to carry out maintenance (PPM and reactive) and project works on commercial catering and ware-washing equipment. There will also be a need for flexibility to travel across the Region and stay away from home on the odd occasion.

Main Tasks:

  • Carry out reactive repairs on commercial catering and ware-washing equipment
  • Undertake a program of planned preventative maintenance
  • Carry out or assist with installation and commissioning of plant and equipment
  • Be part of the “On Call” system

Technical Experience and Qualifications:


  • Must hold relevant commercial catering gas qualifications
  • Must be able to demonstrate competence to safely isolate electrical equipment
  • Up to date knowledge of the latest trade relevant legislation
  • Compliant with health and safety regulations, assessments, and procedures
  • Ability to plan work activities and order required materials and provide costs to be included in quotes for further identified works
  • Ability to multi-skill and carry out a variety of maintenance tasks to a high standard


  • City and Guilds/NVQ in an Electrical discipline
  • City and Guilds IEE 18th Edition Regulations
  • Manufacturer specific training
  • Previous knowledge and experience of MoD contracts or work with security environments

Skills Profile:

  • Must be able to gain and retain MoD Security clearance
  • Must have a ‘can do’ attitude and contribute to the team effort
  • Must hold a full valid UK driving licence
  • Competent response maintenance engineer who can demonstrate extensive knowledge of SSOW (safe systems of work) and JSPs (joint service publications) or be able to demonstrate capabilities
  • Flexible in approach to roles and responsibilities, with a willingness to undertake tasks and if required qualifications outside of their own trade
  • Focused, motivated and enthusiastic
  • Able to complete all own paperwork in a clear, accurate and concise manner
  • Good decision making and organisational skills

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