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NETPark Job Vacancies

NETPark is home to over 40 companies employing over 600 people from university spin-outs, start-ups to more established companies providing high-value jobs in County Durham.

Sectors include advanced materials and manufacturing, nanotechnology, X-Ray technology, semiconductors, defence, electronics, photonics, robotics, pharmaceutical and space/satellites.

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Facilities Maintenance Technician


Multi-skilled maintenance technician required who will be responsible for performing a variety of routine maintenance tasks to keep building facilities running smoothly and efficiently.
Duties include repairing and maintaining building systems (HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc.), conducting preventative maintenance, responding to maintenance requests, identifying and resolving safety hazards, and keeping detailed records of maintenance activities.
The technician should have excellent problem solving, communication, and organizational skills.
Key tasks
Maintaining, monitoring and repairing building services
Electrical systems; LV switching, lighting, fire alarms, security, CCTV
Mechanical plant; HVAC, compressors, chillers, pumps
Gas, Chemical, Ultra-Pure Water distribution systems and waste management
Building management systems, Trend, condition monitoring
Infrastructure, facilities, operations, welfare
Project engineering support and contractor supervision / management
Identifying and resolving safety hazards, RAMS production and assessment
Keep detailed records of maintenance activities, spares and stock control
Production support
Qualifications and training
Experienced and time served
Level 2 / Level 3 Engineering Qualification
NVQ 3 or equivalent elec/mech qual.
GCSE / Ordinary Level - Key Qualifications
Microsoft Office / Outlook knowledge
Mechanical / Electrical Apprenticeship - preferred
18th Edition (City & Guilds 2382-18) - desirable
Inspection and Testing (C&G 2391-52) - desirable
Forklift / MEWP licence - desirable
Skills and experience
5+ years mechanical/electrical experience
Building services / Industrial maintenance
Planned maintenance and repair skills
Health and Safety awareness
Excellent problem solving & communication
Ability to organise and plan work efficiently
Broad technical knowledge
Understanding of schematics and manuals
Breakdown response / troubleshooting
Ability to work alone and as part of a team

Other Vacancies

Software Engineer with project management experience

Software Engineer with project management experience

NETPark is a premier UK science park in Sedgefield, County Durham. We provide the right mix of infrastructure, collaborative opportunities and support for science, engineering and technology companies. We support innovative businesses at every stage of their journey from concept to commercialisation with a wide choice of world-class laboratory, clean room and office space from 151 sq ft to 22, 110 sq ft.

A science park with world class innovation infrastructure, academic expertise and capabilities.

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