electrical engineer in sheffield

07 January 2019
bryony dinsdale, randstad cpe
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sheffield, yorkshire and the humber
construction & property
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fm & maintenance
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bryony dinsdale, randstad cpe
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job description


£17.00 PER HOUR


8am - 4pm Monday to Friday

Ongoing Role

I am looking for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer to carry out the day to day planned and reactive maintenance of electrical elements, across the whole site.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* Carry out planned and reactive electrical maintenance across the whole sitethrough testing, fault finding and repair on a range of services, installations, associated plant, appliances and systems. Complete jobs safely, ensuring procedures are followed correctly, and that own work is completed on time and at all times work in compliance with the company policies, current technical legislation and health and safety standards.
* As directed by the supervisor, prioritise jobs in order of urgency. This involves drawing upon depth of knowledge, skills, experience and expertise to deal with the job in hand. Make decisions on the methods to be used and the sequence of actions.
* Undertake electrical maintenance of services using a range of tools and techniques: this includes low voltage networks, fire alarm systems, emergency lighting systems, door entry systems, lighting, etc. The work is split between planned and reactive maintenance.
* As directed by the supervisor, liaise with contractors who are working on premises to ensure they are carrying out work in accordance with required timescales and Health and Safety standards. Provide advice about how to tackle technical tasks, using in-depth knowledge of the site and its infrastructure.
* Liaise with and maintain good relationships with key contacts in University departments to let them know about work being undertaken and keep them up to date with progress.
* Responsible for reporting stock levels of consumables to enable planned and reactive maintenance to be achieved.
* Maintain personal tools, equipment and vehicles, taking responsibility for the safe keeping of these. Complete regular checks on vehicles to ensure it is in good condition.
* Respond to requests for assistance at the site outside normal working hours in accordance with the departments' call-out procedures. The post may be required to participate in a formal on-call rota to provide emergency responses across the Estate. Participation in this rota will be determined by the company in accordance with the on-call provisions.

Person Spec:

Applicants should provide evidence in their applications that they meet the following criteria. We will use a range of selection methods to measure candidates' abilities in these areas including reviewing your on-line application, seeking references, inviting shortlisted candidates to interview and other forms of assessment action relevant to the post.

* Apprenticeship in electrical Enigneering or an equivalent qualification
* suitably qualified electrician with experience of electrical maintenance, i.e. C&G 2391-10 or C&G 236part 1&2 etc
* A comprehensive working knowledge of current, relevant health and safety legislation.
* 17th Edition IEE regulations and an understanding of the legislation in relation to electrical installations
* Technical Professional Registration or the willingness to work towards it.
* Communication Skills
* excellent communications and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with customers, contractors and suppliers.
* Team Work
* Ability to work on own initiative
* Problem solving and decision making
* Ability to prioritise work and make decisions effectively with an appreciation of longer-term implications.
* Personal effectiveness
* A flexible and positive approach to work
* An ability to deal with people at all levels of the organisation in a professional and competent manner
* A willingness to work out of hours
* Excellant organisational and time management skills
* Full UK Driving license


Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


ability to follow job and safetry instructions


driving licence

educational requirements