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Mechanical Craftsperson

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
£28,407 to £34,581 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
To participate in the effective and efficient day to day operation and maintenance of all types of engineering plant and equipment associated with a modern day NHS Foundation Trust Hospital.

Maintenance Craftsperson will be employed on work appropriate to their core specialist skills and should possess levels of flexibility and competence to allow them to perform the following.

Performs work including activities, which are complex, and/or non-routine. Responsible for calibration and fault finding on a wide range of engineering plant and equipment (steam, raising plant and associated equipment, sterilizers, washer/disinfectors, piped medical gas systems, low pressure hot water systems and natural gas systems.

Main duties of the job

Diagnose and repair faults in Mechanical Engineering and basicElectrical Installations, plant and equipment to deal with new situations as they arise and pass on knowledge to others. Understand the working of the Mechanical systems in NHS buildings. Instruct others in the above features and other aspects of his/her work provide training, technical advice and support to possible trainees and maintenance assistants. Perform a wide range of work of other crafts. Manufacture, assemble, erect and install new work. Liaise with Contractors to provide detailed explanation of complex systems, aid with points of isolations, provide recommendation based on site knowledge and experience. Provide detailed contingency plans to reduce impact of staff and service delivery.

Carry out repairs, maintain and efficiently run plant and equipment. Be conversant with various aspects of mechanical planned preventative maintenance. Obligation to undertake training where necessary to learn new techniques, specifically in relation to specialised testing and maintenance routines. Use all relevant tools and equipment. Understand fully the inter-relationship between various maintenance crafts.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belong and Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • Experience on aspects of mechanical building services including boiler plant compressed air pumping installations
  • Air conditioning systems
  • Heating Controls
  • Pressure systems
  • Experience in fault diagnosis and have the ability to interpreted and analyse complex critical equipment and systems.
  • Experience in identifying problems with Building management systems.


  • Heating and ventilation systems, carrying out annual verification of Critical AHU system in accordance with HTM03-01
  • Piped medical gas systems
  • Decontamination equipment - sterilizers, washer disinfectors
  • Working in a frontline customer service based organisation
  • Experience in identifying and rectification of legionella risk assessment surveys.
  • Experience in identifying and rectification complex problems in mechanical systems.
  • Experience in using CAFM software(Planet)



  • Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship or equivalent experience
  • C & G Part II Full Technological Cert or equivalent experience
  • Course 205-3 Mechanical or equivalent experience
  • Engineering Maintenance Part 2 or equivalent experience


  • Customer care and team based working.
  • Gas Safe regulations.
  • Electrical skills training
  • CP Water
  • CP Vent
  • CP Medical Gas
  • CP Pressure

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Mexborough Montagu Hospital

Adwick Road


S64 0AZ

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