Estates Maintenance Worker Specialist - Electrical Bias CCH

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting position has become free to provide the Trust with an electrical bias technical person who can meet the wide range of technical skills required to fulfil this role as a multiskilled maintenance engineer capable of meeting the modern challenges associated with working at a busy Acute Hospital Trust.

The post holder will be based at Cannock Chase Hospital which is operated by the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and may require working across all properties if/when required. A current valid driving licence is required allowing the post holder to commute to all properties within the trust to all levels as required within the Trust including contract staff.

Main duties of the job

Estates Maintenance Worker Specialists are expected to work across all engineering disciplines and are trained wider than their core skills and acquired elements of electrical, mechanical, building skills and have reached a level of flexibility and competence which enables them to achieve and apply their ability where required to resolve complex technical issues performing at high level across the summary duties listed below.

He/she will demonstrate a good knowledge of statutory legislation, health and safety legislation and workshop safety practices as this relates to the specific duties of the post and to the safety of other staff and members of the public.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

He/she will demonstrate a good knowledge of statutory legislation, health and safety legislation and workshop safety practices as this relates to the specific duties of the post and to the safety of other staff and members of the public. He/she shall be prepared to undertake additional training in order to fulfil the requirements of the post, satisfy new regulations/legislation or to further develop the duties.

He/she will be able to provide and receive complex technical and safety information across a comprehensive range of engineering and building services working closely with the wider estates team, help line and contract services to minimise breakdown repair times, identify faulty components or equipment and keep service users informed of issues and likely time for repair or if alternative arrangements are needed.

Utilise analytical judgement to interpret / diagnose and repair complex technical faults on a variety of complex multi-faceted engineering systems and equipment across all spectrums of the Trust Estates.

Design, Plan and organise complex maintenance activities including new works minimising the effect on patient care in coordination with direct and indirect staff inclusive of unsupervised routine and complex maintenance, analysis, solution finding and repair work, assessing safety situations, analysis and diagnosis of faults on a range of complex multifaceted building services / Trusts physical assets.

He/she will have highly developed physical skills / accuracy to carry out duties and work with relevant tools (power or hand) and sophisticated diagnostic and test equipment in order to evaluate system / equipment performance and to record and amend relevant drawings and data through the use of spreadsheets and relevant software databases.

He/she will complete maintenance work on physical assets and take on roles in line with their bias such as Approved / Competent/Responsible Person (AP/CP/RP) duties as defined within trust policy.
  • Low Voltage systems, (Lighting & Power, Motors & Controls)
  • UPS & IPS systems
  • Generators
  • Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Emergency lighting,
  • Lifts
  • BMS, (IQ vision/Trend, etc.)
  • DRAX (Critical alarm systems)
  • Ventilation systems (HVAC)
  • Decontamination,
  • Hot & cold-water Services, (legionella awareness)
  • Drainage systems

All persons taking on this role may be required to go ON Call depending upon where they are based as per On-Call policy and procedures.

Takes responsibility for patient / client care when working across the trust carrying out all works/projects fault finding/inspections/emergency interruptions in such a manner as to minimise impact on the patient environment and to preserve the dignity of the patient. This may require emotional effort when exposed to distressing or emotional circumstances in clinical environments.

Implements and enforces existing systems and policies and actively make suggestions to improve and develop the systems in place. He/she will generate test forms, compile results, archive and store all data records and documents in hard and electronic forms as required. Will also actively participate within the scope of the departments appraisal system in order to actively pursue and assist career progression.

Operate within the constraints of formal Permit to Work Systems where the criticality of the plant / system or the safety aspects of the proposed work is such that written operating procedures / control methods need to be established and agreed prior to the commencement of work to ensure the safety of all involved and Trust property and equipment. This may involve the preparation of formal or informal risk assessments and safe systems of work in support of Permits to Works or in relation to works of a complex or higher than average risk category.


Person Specification

Application & Interview


  • Needs to hold qualification to NVQ level 3 or above in appropriate engineering course/schieved Grades
  • Have experience & knowledge of working across building services (M& E services)
  • Substantial experience
  • Good communicator
  • Flexible attitude
  • Fault diagnosis experience across range of M& E services


  • ONC/HNC in building services, Mechanical Engineering, or electrical engineering
  • Good understanding of Trend, Schneider or similar BMS systems
  • Has worked on critical alarm systems such as DRAX
  • Has CP status for Ventilation plant
  • Has CP status for Electrical systems
  • Confined space training (CS1)
  • Knowledge of L8 Control of legionella

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust


Cannock Chase Hospital

Brunswick Road


WS11 5XY

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