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Building Services Engineer


United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About Us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people.

Pioneering technology takes more than just inventive engineers. At Dyson, we take a problem-solving approach to everything we do. And across our support teams, we’re proud to be different. And importantly, we support change to maintain our rapid growth.

About The Job

The UK property portfolio equates to about half of the entire global portfolio by area.  At over 100,000m2 in multiple locations including our two main research campuses in Wiltshire.  This role is to manage a team of internal supervisors, as well as external consultants and contractors.

Core Projects forms a vital element of the annual capital expenditure by, not only targeting strategic improvements to our assets, but also to support the ever-changing landscape of research and development within Dyson.  Dealing with multiple stakeholders and departments, all business functions benefit from agile and cost-effective project implementation.

Team leader experience is desirable with a good knowledge of the subject matter.  Predominantly specialising in the technical understanding of multidisciplinary building engineering, but also a good understanding of commercial and contracting aspects of projects.  Efficiently delivering world class facilities in a more sustainable way.

About You

We require a candidate to integrate into a relatively small team with the following personal attributes:

  • Initiative and Proactivity – Ability to pre-empt problems and proactively take measures to mitigate any loss of system functionality.
  • Drive for results - Focuses on expedient delivery, to the right level of resolution and quality.
  • Concern for accuracy - Consistently delivers the required level of accuracy and quality.
  • Attitude - Takes job responsibilities seriously, and conducts themselves in a positive and professional manner.
  • Communication - Ability to effectively communicate and converse with colleagues, contractors and customers.
  • Planning and Organising - Able to develop a clear, efficient and logical approach to work.
  • Flexibility - Willing to adapt thinking, behaviour and activities to suit the requirements of different situations.  Assists colleagues with their requests and is willing to work collaboratively to deliver results.
  • Teamwork - Shows the willingness to put the goals of the team before personal goals, and the ability to build effective co-operative relationships with others.
  • Manage – Take a more managerial approach as a senior member of the team.  This includes managing the physical assets and record information to demonstrate compliance.

Essential Skills

The following competencies and qualifications are the minimum requirements of a candidate:

  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Electrical Installations or a NC in Building Services/Electrical Engineering – 5 years experience required following certification
  • Technical expertise; appropriate professional qualifications, up to date knowledge of statutory and compliance obligations
  • Broad experience; knowledge of a wide range of building services, and the options and applications within each service system
  • Leadership; ability to respond, prioritize and implement under pressure, coordinating both internal and external resource to reach the most expedient solution
  • Electrical competency to IEE Wiring Regulations 18th Edition.
  • A comprehensive understanding of Mechanical and Electrical Life Safety systems.
  • Experience of managing specialist contractors.
  • Comprehensive IT literacy with the ability to respond to customers emails (Outlook), schedule activities/equipment (Excel) and manage specialist applications/software to aid workflow (Windows).
  • SSSTS (CITB) or equivalent Health and Safety training to assist in the management of health and safety minimum standards with the ability to contribute to the continuing improvement of a safe system of work.
  • A Full UK driving license with no endorsements.

Desirable Skills

The following competencies are not essential but desirable from a candidate:

  • SMSTS or equivalent safety qualifications
  • CSCS Skills Cards


  • 27 days holiday (plus statutory bank holidays )
  • Pension scheme 
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  • Sports centre 
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free lunches and hot drinks
  • Discounts on Dyson machines
  • Free Hair Salon
  • Concierge service
  • Electric vehicle lease scheme


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.