Mechanical and Gas Engineer - South West

Boden Group is a successful local company with a strong focus on providing the highest level of facilities maintenance service to Ministry of Defence sites and a range of other customers across the South West.  

The purpose of the role is to provide Mechanical expertise for planned and unplanned maintenance response. The work encompasses all aspects of building maintenance, also the delivery of new work (installation) as well as repair on this prestigious MoD site. A flexible attitude to a multi skilled environment is essential as is the willingness to undertake new qualifications if required.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide information to supervisory and managerial levels to facilitate solutions to problems and provide alternative ideas to aid innovation and reduce end costs
  • Carry out planned and un-planned maintenance in accordance with a scheduled workload in order to maintain site KPI’s and remain within the contract SLA’s
  • Complete work in a safe, timely, professional and efficient manner
  • To ensure that all works are carried out to both, Boden and the client’s standards, policies and procedures such as the relevant JSP’s and to ensure that the expectations of the client and end user are fulfilled
  • Promote a pro-active Safety Culture

Technical Experience and Qualifications:


  • Three years post qualification experience
  • Has served a recognised Mechanical related apprenticeship and can produce evidence of such or has attained City and Guilds or applicable NVQ qualification
  • Must hold relevant Commercial Gas Qualifications
  • Up to date knowledge of the latest trade relevant legislation
  • The ability to multi skill and carry out a variety of maintenance tasks to a high standard, including other Mechanical tasks, plumbing, AHU’s etc


  • Previous experience of working in a MoD environment
  • Hold relevant Commercial Gas Qualifications

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 drivers licence
  • Competent response maintenance engineer who can demonstrate extensive knowledge of JSP’s or quickly be able to demonstrate
  • Flexible in approach to roles and responsibilities which a willingness to undertake tasks outside their own trade and if required, undertake qualifications outside their own trade
  • Must be flexible towards working at sites other than that at which they are based, particularly in support of immediate area or be willing to travel to attend training or meetings for example
  • Focused, motivated and enthusiastic
  • Capable of completing all own paperwork in a clear, accurate and concise manner
  • Good decision making and organisational skills

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