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Family run
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Resident Engineer

Vacancy Salary {Advertised Salary}
Location Cambridge
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This is a Full Time/Flexible Working, Permanent vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.



Are you looking for a new role with a great company and client?


At Wates, we are looking for a skilled AC Resident Engineer to join our team at our client’s large  Campus, in south Cambridge to deliver specialist AC services for Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Reactive and minor life cycle works across our client’s site.   






  • Undertake PPM in line with set schedules, ensuring engineering standards are maintained to maximise the operational effectiveness and reliability of the Plant and systems within AC/ Refrigeration
  • Operate the Building Management System and alter temperature settings to maintain optimum temperatures in the working space
  • Ensure onsite Quality Assurance procedures are adhered to in all respects and to maintain accurate records/documentation. associated with the mechanical aspects of the PPM and plant.
  • Respond in a prompt and effective manner to all reactive maintenance issues.





You are…


  • Proven ability to successfully work in a fast paced, energetic environment
  • Well-presented with a professional attitude and thorough attention to detail
  • Experience of fault finding and maintaining HVAC systems
  • Working to Planned Preventative Maintenance Regimes
  • Relevant up to date qualification
  • Proactive, collaborative, and organised




  • Unique opportunity to work in a world class automotive environment
  • Attractive Salary & benefits, including flexible benefits to suit you



Being a family-owned business means we understand and value long term relationships. We are community minded, and our work is guided by inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities, and businesses of tomorrow.

It’s our people who make Wates successful. We will only achieve our strategic objectives if we recruit and retain the best people and operate in an environment underpinned by inclusivity, diversity, and opportunity.

We offer industry-leading family friendly and flexible working opportunities that reflect the changing expectations of talent and enable you to manage personal and professional commitments as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

As a responsible and inclusive employer, offering equal opportunities, we are proud to have been recognised through our Investors in People Gold accreditation and Disability Confident Leaders certification.

So, if you’d like to work for an inclusive organisation which invests in you and your continued career development, and you’re looking for your next challenge, we’d like to hear from you.

(Please note that candidates represented by Agencies will not be considered at this time).

The Wates Group, established in 1897, is one of the leading privately-owned construction, residential development, and property services businesses in the UK.  We employ approximately 3,700 people and work with a wide range of public and private sector customers and partners. Everything we do is guided by our purpose of working together to inspire better ways of creating the places, communities, and businesses of tomorrow. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, the Wates Group is committed to the long-term sustainability of the built environment and is working to eliminate carbon from its operations by 2025. 

To fulfil our ambition to be a truly inclusive employer and to reflect the richness of the communities in which it is our privilege to work, we are committed to doubling the proportion of women at all levels of our business, encouraging more people with disabilities to work in our sector and to become more ethnically diverse. In 2021 we won the award for Private Sector Leadership at the National Social Value Awards. Visit us at:


Inside Housing Development Awards


What House? 2019 Awards


Investors in People 2020


Considerate Constructors Schemes (CCS) National Site Awards


2019 Construction Manager of the Year Awards

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