Assistant Officer (Building Services and Systems) [Role: Assistant Engineer (Electrical / Building Services and Systems)  (PR0179/22-23)

September 30, 2022

Job Description


Assistant Officer (Building Services and Systems) [Role: Assistant Engineer (Electrical / Building Services and Systems) ( PR0179/22-23)

The appointees will be members of the Building Services and Systems Section in the Estates Office, the appointees will lead a team of frontline staff and manage contractors to perform the operation and maintenance of building services and fitting-out projects on all campuses of the University.


  • Excellent knowledge of building services engineering and associated work experience in design, installation, operation and maintenance;
  • Take part in the day-to-day electrical and mechanical (E&M) plant operation including routine maintenance, emergency repair and resume of the electrical system in case of system breakdown;
  • Ensure the equipment, system and facilities are serviced and maintained according to sets of standards and specifications;
  • Preparation of E&M routine and preventive maintenance plans and performing of regular site supervision;
  • Manage system breakdown to minimise the downtime and impact on operations;
  • Oversee building services fitting-out works, upgrading and improvement works for enhancing the existing system performance, efficiency and sustainability;
  • Liaise with end users, consultants and contractors in connection with building services installation works, fitting out projects and maintenance contracts;
  • Be responsible for budget estimation and preparation of tender documents for fitting-out projects and improvement works including design drawings and technical specifications;
  • Perform shift/emergency duties as necessary; and
  • Assist in ad hoc tasks and undertake other duties as assigned by seniors. 


  • a recognised degree in Electrical/Building Services/Mechanical Engineering or above with a minimum of four years relevant post-qualification experience in building services or a higher diploma with substantial years of relevant experience will also be considered;
  • Familiar with statutory requirements and Codes of Practice;
  • A valid Registered Electrical Worker Grade A or above;
  • Experience in computer-aided design (AutoCAD), facilities management, operation and maintenance of electrical installation and systems is highly desired;
  • Good communication, interpersonal and presentation to ensure the user requirements are properly captured; and
  • A good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written test.

Terms and Conditions:
The initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Those who are not invited for interview 8 weeks after the submission of application may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is on-going until the positions are filled.

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