Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Building Service Engineer

Permanent Contract

Working Hours:                 37 hours per week         

Salary:                               £33,799 to £36,876 pa (Plus Market supplement of £6,124 pa)

Location:                            Kelvedon Park


About the Job

Essex County Fire and Rescue Property Services are looking for a key and important resource for their professional and high performing Property Services team.

Working on your own initiative as part of a small engineering team within in a busy and complex in house Property Service your duties will include stock condition surveys, defect and repair direction, minor and project works.  The role will also involve assisting with the delivery of the ECFRS planned preventative maintenance contract ensuring that a busy 24 hour service stays warm, keeps cool and can see.

The Building Service Engineer will need a significant range of capabilities including an eye for detail and a constant drive for improvement.  Delivery timescales can be tight and a thorough understanding of a risk based approach to delivery will help ensure your successes.  The ability to communicate effectively at all levels in and outside the organisation reflects the high level of commitment to continued improvement throughout the team. 

About us

Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

It is our policy to require all applicants for employment to disclose if you are currently being investigated by any regulatory body or have any decisions or sanctions pending or in progress in respect of your suitability to work for the Service.

You agree to inform the Service within 24 hours if you are subsequently investigated by any agency or organisation in relation to concerns about your behaviour towards children, young people or vulnerable adults.

The information you provide will be treated as strictly confidential and will be considered only in relation to the appointment for which you are applying.

This role maybe subject to a standard/enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We are an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from everyone and values diversity in our workplace. A commitment to promoting diversity and developing a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect is central to our recruitment process. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

How to apply

To apply for this position please download the below application form, contact us via email at or call us on 01376 576121 between 08.30-17.00 Monday to Thursday and 08.30-16.30 on Friday.

Completed application forms should be submitted to the Recruitment team by email to or by post and addressed to HR Support, ECFRS Service Headquarters, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Essex, CM8 3HB.

Closing Date –                   13th June 2019




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