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Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB
£26,301 - £29,957 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

LOCATION:   Marischal College, Aberdeen
DURATION: Permanent, Full Time

As a Mechanical Advisor you will support the Hard FM Manager in the delivery of the Hard FM Service. In this operational role, you will deliver a highly effective and efficient Mechanical Services works advice, audit, inspection and survey service to a range of internal and external customers.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
Comprehensive and demonstrable qualifications and or experience in a Commercial Mechanical Services related field such as City & Guilds, HNC or HND.
Knowledge and experience in a Mechanical Services related environment.
Knowledge and experience in Health & Safety issues/legislation.
Able to demonstrate an up-to-date awareness of the latest technical developments and professional standards through written and electronic sources.
Ability to use all standard office type hardware and Microsoft and works related software and data base systems to a reasonable level for inputting data, producing reports etc.
Asbestos awareness training


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
Sound knowledge of Building Control Regulations.
Ability to monitor, update, as required appropriate management systems.
Manage the Mechanical Services audit programme.
Ensure that statutory works programmes are complied with.
Ability to contribute to contract monitoring meetings and experience in dealing with contractors and a variety of property professionals.
Dealing with a wide range of clients and customers from a range of services and backgrounds.
Ability to use all standard office type hardware and MS packages e.g. Word, Excel (including compiling spread sheets), Outlook and any other job-related data bases and systems to a competent level.

The Individual

Please see job profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at

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