Assistant Electrical Engineering Manager

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Full Time/Permanent
Hard Services
Facilities Management (main)
Engineering, Maintenance
£40,000 to £49,999
£38k - 42k per year + pension, holidays, promotion
North West
25-10-2023 09:43 AM
22/11/2023 09:43

  • Assistant Electrical Engineering Manager
  • £38,000 - £42,000 p/a
  • Durham

We are currently recruiting an Assistant Electrical Engineering Manager on a large site based FM contract in Durham. A great opportunity for an experienced working supervisor to step up off the tools, you’ll be managing a team of engineers (including a supervisor) and subcontractors, ensuring all KPI’s and SLA’s are met across the contract. Reporting into the Electrical Engineering Manager, this role has great opportunities for career progression and further technical training.


  • Friendly and inviting team on a well-established local contract.
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holiday, increasing with length of service.
  • Private Medical.
  • Pension is salary sacrifice basis, 4% + 6%.
  • 3x annual salary life cover.
  • Good opportunities for promotion.

Duties of the role include:

  • Managing a team of 6 Electricians and a Supervisor.
  • Ensuring the team have regular appraisals and relevant training/upskilling opportunities.
  • Providing man management and technical assistance to the engineers, acting as a high-level electrical expert.
  • Managing all FM compliance, ensuring all ppm and reactive works are completed in line with KPI’s and SLA’s on the contract.
  • Managing external subcontractors on site for project works and specialist maintenance works (such as BMS).
  • Managing remedial works and RAMS.
  • Pricing and running small electrical projects and minor works.
  • Ensuring electrical compliance on site, especially around electrical testing, PAT and emergency lights.
  • Managing electrical health and safety for the site including carrying risk assessments and making sure you and the team are working within company policy and technical legislation across the kit.
  • Acting as an AP for HV and LV (and ideally Medical Gas) – if you don’t hold these tickets the company are happy to pay for your training and qualification in this area as part of your development.
  • Taking part in the managerial on-call rota (being available by phone) at a rate of £420 per week standby allowance (1 week in 8).
  • Working closely with the Electrical Manager to deliver a high standard of maintenance across the department, learning from them an getting the skills and experience needed to move forward into an Electrical Manager/Contracts Manager role.

The ideal applicant will have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience managing an engineering team.
  • Experience delivering electrical compliance against stringent KPI’s and SLA’s.
  • Knowledge of HV, LV and UPS.
  • Experience with BMS and as an AP are advantageous but not essential.
  • Able to be on call as needed and work an occasional Sunday morning to conduct a system re-set (paid at double time).
  • Time-served electrical engineer with relevant qualifications.
  • Enhanced DBS required for this role.

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