Paul Dengate is the Mechanical Manager and he works with a team of 7x Registered Gas Fitters, 1x Fitter/ Welder and 3x Maintenance Assistants, to maintain and repair a large variety of mechanical services across the campus.
Thousands of jobs are attended each year which include;
- Boiler breakdowns
- Water leaks
- Blocked toilets/sinks/drains
- Oven/hob faults
All of our Gas Fitters are registered Gas Safety Engineers and can be found on the Gas Safe Register website.
Aside from performing reactive maintenace, a comprehensive preventative maintenance schedule and monitoring of the Building Management System (heating & air ventilation) is undertaken.
The Mechanical department operates a 24/7 emergency call out service. In the event of a mechnical emergency, outside of normal working hours (08:00 - 16:30), contact Campus Watch (3300) who will make the necessary arrangements for the duty fitter to attend.
Specialised contractors are used for certain tasks including; unblocking drains, repairing water boilers, generators and pumps.
Building defects should be reported through our online defect report page or via telephone to the Estates Helpdesk (3209).
All defects are issued with a priority according to our service level statements.
For rechargeable work, please log the details via our rechargeable works request system.