Luminate Education Group

Mechanical & Engineering Services Engineer (DC063)

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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fixed Point £44,831 - £47,551 per annum
22 Jul 2022
19 Aug 2022
Subject Area
Job Level
Manager, Technician
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Full Time

We will be reviewing and interviewing candidates as and when we receive applications, therefore please apply as soon as possible as this vacancy may close before the end date advertised.


The Capital Projects team at Luminate Education Group which leads on the design and construction of outstanding places of learning for Leeds City College, Harrogate College & Keighley College.  We are embarking on a multi-million-pound investment programme over the next four years to create a number of new campuses/buildings, which will meet the needs of our growing, diverse student population and ensure our campuses are sustainable efficient for future growth.

We are offering you the opportunity to develop and join a well-established, busy and expanding team.  Working in award winning buildings where we have retained the buildings existing heritage and incorporated modern state of the art facilities to meet our students learning and development needs, ensuring staff have the best environment to teach or work,

We offer a generous support package which includes 37 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays and additional time off between the Christmas and New year.  We offer a generous pension scheme with the employer contributing up to 17.3% plus other great benefits.  We are able to offer flexible working within this role.  Career progression with us is structured yet bespoke to each person’s particular skills and strengths.  


You will assist in:

  • Design of sustainable Mechanical & Engineering solutions for our existing and new campuses that meet and exceed our sustainability agenda
  • Design review of Capital works Mechanical & Engineering proposals
  • On-site inspections of existing and new buildings to ensure M&E service capability matches or exceeds design parameters
  • Mechanical & Engineering condition surveys & reports (especially regarding life cycle surveys)
  • Review of Operational & Maintenance information and certifications, and provision of maintenance recommendations 


You must have:

  • A minimum of a HNC / HND in either Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical
  • Member of a relevant professional body
  • Relevant post qualification experience
  • Demonstrable experience of undertaking a broad range of M&E building surveyor duties
  • You will also have experience of project design, project management, estimating and ideally of an Estates background, or Capital Projects
  • Good understanding of the statutory applications required as part of Construction works.
  • Knowledge and awareness of construction works within buildings containing asbestos.
  • Have demonstrable and knowledge of Building surveys in regards to electrical and mechanical works and life cycle management processes.
  • Ideally have HV experience

For an informal chat about the role before applying please contact Mike Diaz - Group Director, Capital Projects on

About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative education groups in the country. 

We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.