Engineering Services Officer

Campus Services

A vacancy has arisen for an Engineering Services Officer to join the established Estates and Facilities Team at Northumbria University. Supporting the Engineering and Maintenance Manager in managing the University’s maintenance and estate strategy providing specific advice on the mechanical and electrical infrastructure of the estate. You will require a technical/Facilities Management background in Building Services with an emphasis on hard services.

The Estates and Facilities Team sits within Campus Services and provides a number of essential services across the University campuses in Newcastle upon Tyne as well as satellite campuses in London and Amsterdam. Supporting over 30,000 students and 3,000 staff, the team maintains over 3 million square feet of space. 

Ensuring that every member of the University community has a positive experience is essential – we are proud that the Campus Services team play a significant role in the delivery of a first class customer experience to staff, students and visitors.

The role provides valuable support to all aspects of facilities management and projects across the University.  In addition to ensuring that the campus is safe and in full working order, the successful applicant will help deliver a planned and reactive maintenance service in accordance with mandatory and regulatory requirements.

Experience of working as part of a team, and in a customer focused environment is essential. This position would suit individuals who are used to working in a busy, forward-facing role both independently and as part of a team. Individuals should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as enjoy problem-solving and trouble-shooting challenges.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jon Oxley, Assistant Director Facilities & Estates at

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now’ and submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.

Our team has a blended approach which includes remote and on campus working.  The frequency with which colleagues will work on campus will depend on the role and the needs of the University.  Some colleagues work on campus 5 days a week and others perhaps 2 or 3 days.

Please note this vacancy will close on 29/01/2022

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