Commercial Catering Engineer – Hampshire County Council

Commercial Catering Engineer


Salary: £34,000 to £36,000 (subject to knowledge and experience)

Benefits: Company van, fuel card, company performance bonus and pension

Reporting to: Mechanical Service Manager



Job summary

Corrigenda are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated commercial catering engineer to carry out planned and reactive maintenance / fault diagnosis on natural gas / LPG catering appliances and other mechanical services within schools and offices across the eastern side of Hampshire.

You would need good practical / organizational skills, with the ability to follow technical instructions and an understanding of safe working practices.



Key Responsibilities include (but not limited to)

  • Carry out Planned Maintenance servicing of all catering appliances within commercial kitchens, located predominantly in schools
  • Carry out necessary calculations and on-site readings to determine if correct mechanical / natural ventilation is available in kitchen for appliance in use
  • Diagnose faults on mechanical / electrical catering appliances including steam ovens, range cookers, mixers etc and carry out necessary remedial repairs
  • Carry out portable appliance testing for small hand appliances located within kitchen as necessary
  • Be on out of hours call out rota (approx. 1 week in 10) Attend emergency mechanical repair works as required
  • Maintain a safe working environment for yourself, end users on site and general public at all times
  • Focus on high priority reactive maintenance jobs that could present a business continuity risk to HCC.
  • Escalate issues to HCC and Mechanical Service Manager immediately.
  • Work on own or as part of team to meet required deadlines and contract performance standards
  • Liaise with site staff to gain access to sites and rooms to carry out maintenance tasks
  • Any other tasks required by company within skill set / experience



Knowledge and Experience


  • NVQ 2/3 in relevant Mechanical discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • GasSafe certification COMCAT 1, 3 and 5
  • Recognised Health & Safety training
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a mechanical servicing role on similar type of contract
  • Ability to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Ability to work well on own or as part of team
  • IT literate
  • Full driving licence



  • Domestic or Commercial gas / oil certification such as CCN1, CODNCCO1, CDGA1 and CIGA1 CENWAT, CKR1, HTR1, CORT1, TPCP1, CODC1, , OFT10-101, OFT10-105E, OFT10-600a and CONGLP1PD.
  • Knowledge of MKN / Rationale steam ovens
  • Unvented water systems
  • Knowledge of Hants Police & HCC sites
  • Knowledge of other trades / skills


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