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Engineering Manager

Aston University
Aston University Main Campus, Birmingham
£42,149 to £50,296 per annum
Closing date
5 Feb 2022
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There is an exciting opportunity to join the Estates team at Aston University as an Electrically biased M&E Engineer, working as part of a multi disciplinary maintenance and engineering team.

The Estates & Capital Development (ECD) department at Aston University are responsible for the strategic and operational management of the campus, including infrastructure and the built environment. The Maintenance and Engineering Team within ECD are responsible for the strategic development and operation of the campus infrastructure and the maintenance of the built environment, including the campus grounds. The team are also responsible for managing energy consumption and driving the University towards carbon zero.

As an Engineering Manager you would be part of the Maintenance and Engineering Team as well as working closely with the ‘Projects Team’ on refurbishment/ new build projects to ensure the engineering systems are maintainable, energy efficient and integrate across the campus.

You would be a technical champion for Mechanical & Electrical Building Services Engineering (Electrically biased), including energy management and appointment as a responsible person for various engineering systems. This includes working collaboratively with the other Engineering Manager to deliver this function.

There are two Building Services Technicians (BST’s) within the team who undertake fault finding, services isolations, surveys and complex systems operation. You will work closely with the, and be a mentor, developing them professional. 

The University operates an Agile Working process, whereby activity is carried out in the most suitable place. This will include working on site at the city centre campus and occasionally at the Recreation Centre in Walsall, as well as off-site working from home or other spaces.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to business and the professions. Professor Alec Cameron became Vice Chancellor of the University in 2016, building on a strong legacy left by the Baroness Brown of Cambridge. The University is consistently ranked in the UKs top 40 universities confirming our place amongst the elite.

Located in the heart of a Birmingham one of Europe’s liveliest and most welcoming cities, our 40 acre friendly and green campus houses all the University’s academic, social and accommodation facilities for our students. Working at Aston you’ll enjoy competitive salaries, great benefits and fantastic development opportunities. 

Over 1400 formally contracted people work at the university in a wide variety of professional, technical, academic, manual and clerical roles.

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