DC M&E Technician
GWS Segment
Exeter - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Job Role: DC M&E Technician

Location - Exeter

Company Profile

CBRE is the global leader in real estate services and leverages the industry's most powerful knowledge base to meet the commercial real estate needs of its clients worldwide. Our vision is to be the preeminent, vertically integrated, globally capable real estate service firm. Globally, we employ over 70,000 employees and operate in 48 countries.

Role Purpose:

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting for a Multi-Skilled Engineer to join the team.

The successful candidate will perform Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance to both Plant, Equipment and Building Services.

Primary Objectives and Tasks:

  • Identify and manage the risks to the client through the equipment on-site, including updating drawings, identifying critical spares, improving the performance of machinery, improving and implementing the preventative maintenance program
  • Using new equipment and technologies to maintain a working production environment liaising with the client on any requests for certain machinery PPMs
  • Fault finding on all types of Machinery
  • Support others in the department with Health and Safety
  • Provide Electrical and Mechanical expertise to the Maintenance Department working on Heavy Industrial Machines and Overhead Cranes
  • Write and follow Risk Assessments and be available to question any issues which arise from them safely and accurately
  • Complete the required documentation as specified with the requirements of all rules & legislation
  • Work on Three-Phase Systems with Voltages up to 440V
  • Work on Motors, Gearboxes, Valves encompassing Hydraulic, Pneumatic & Electrical Systems
  • Use Mobile Devices to accurately project & complete any works from CAFM Maintenance System
  • Use emailing / calendars to plan your daily work requirements so that all tasks are completed effortlessly and efficiently.
  • Liaise with onsite Site Services to manage any Building Services-related issues, responding confidently and accurately as required
  • To be the responsible person when required for the department and deputise the Shift Leader during annual leave or sickness
  • To work overtime as and when the business requires, this may include nights and weekends to which notice may not always be given
  • Perform ad-hoc duties as and when required

Core Competencies:

  • Computer literate, able to use MS work packages
  • A Recognised or Time Served Apprenticeship
  • Experienced working in critical environments (Data Centre Preferred)
  • Strong proven experience in preventative maintenance and reactive task completion
  • Electrical Competencies / Qualifications to a minimum or equivalent to City and Guilds 236 Pt 1-2 Electrical qualifications to 18th Edition
  • Mechanical Competencies / Qualifications to an acceptable standard to City and Guild’s Mechanical
  • Good multi-skilled ability
  • Experience working on 3 phase motors, drives and inverters
  • Hydraulic / Pneumatic Experience
  • Ability to fault find
  • PLC Diagnostics / Repair Competencies
  • NVQ Qualifications to Level 2, Electrical and Mechanical
  • Use and navigate BMS systems
  • Ability to supervise contractors
  • Able to write Risk and Method Statements
  • Able to understand and write Permits



  • Working at Height Qualification
  • Experienced with HV/LV or current/past AP Qualifications

Key Points:

  • The role is based around an alternating shift pattern to ensure 24/7/365 cover is provided


We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.