Electrical Estates Officer

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Full Time/Permanent
M&E
Estates, Property
Engineering, Maintenance
£15 to £25 per hour
£18 - 22 per hour + pension once permanent
North West
Newcastle upon Tyne
1429
01-05-2020 12:25 PM
29/05/2020 12:26

Electrical Estates Officer

Newcastle

Temporary  to Permanent Position 

Salary equivalent £37K, circa £18-22 per hour. 

Our client is looking for an experienced electrical estates officer to join their hospital estates department.

The role is on a temporary to permanent basis starting ASAP.

You will be to manage, implement and be accountable for Engineering breakdowns, maintenance, legislation compliance and capital/ minor works schemes in designated Company sites.

The Role

To manage contractors and a direct labour force (DLF) carrying out the operation and maintenance of the systems listed below.


  • Fire alarm systems
  • Staff alarm and nurse call systems
  • Intruder alarm and security systems
  • Electrical installations in accordance with all IEE regulations and relevant standards
  • Boiler plant (steam & LPHW)
  • DHWS & CWS systems
  • Air compressors
  • Laundry and catering equipment
  • Hydrotherapy pool plant and equipment
  • Drainage/sewerage
  • Ventilation plant
  • Air conditioning and refrigeration
  • BMS control systems

To manage working instructions and delegate work and tasks to Supervisors and other trade staff as required.

Organise and manage personal day to day work activities under the direction of the Operational Estates Manager

Co-ordinate rolling programmes of engineering maintenance (legionella testing, TMV maintenance, electrical installation testing, etc.), including the organisation and agreement of service users to gain access to wards and departments.

Plan, organise and manage activities relating to engineering maintenance and refurbishment projects including co-ordination with other technical specialists and contractors.

Manage and authorise project and engineering maintenance budgets within agreed and specified limits (typically up to circa £25,000.00)

Manage other trade staff and contractors on day to day issues (ie issue of permits, holiday requests and co-ordination, sickness absence and return to work interviews) in conjunction with the Operational Estates Manager

Qualifications & Experience

Must have a minimum HNC in some form of Electrical qualification 

Must have served a recognised Apprenticeship or equivalent 

Hold a full UK driving licence

A minimum of 5 GCSE's or equivalent to include English and Maths

Extensive previous general experience in service, maintenance, and repair of all general building services and engineering trades

Significant post qualification experience, use best practice and current methods / industry standards for maintenance

The ability to interpret technical drawings and specifications without supervision and translate that information into an understandable/workable format for both trade staff and non-technical colleagues

If you are interested in this role, please apply immediately.

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