An exciting opportunity has arisen for dynamic and innovative Maintenance Shift Technicians with Mechanical background to join University Hospitals of Leicester.
The core duty of the role is to carry out planned and reactivemaintenance task to a high standard that is commensurate with the skills and experience for the role, to ensure the efficient andeffective operation and maintenance of environmental engineeringplant, equipment and other engineering systems including heating, air conditioning, fire alarms and specialist healthcareequipment diagnosis and repair of faults including mechanical,and electrical devices and control systems.Main duties of the job
The post holder will be expected to act on their own initiative, in aleadership role supporting the Estates Supervisor andMaintenance Managers in the day to day management of theservice and assisting with the management of contractors.
The core duty of the role is to carry out planned and reactivemaintenance task to a high standard that is commensurate withthe skills and experience for the role, to ensure the efficient andeffective operation and maintenance of environmental engineeringplant, equipment and other engineering systems including heating, air conditioning, fire alarms and specialist healthcareequipment diagnosis and repair of faults including mechanical,and electrical devices and control systems.
Responsible for calibration and fault finding on a wide range ofengineering plant and equipment including various voltagesystems, steam raising plant and associated equipment, medicalgas systems, nurse call systems, lighting, fire detection, buildingservices controls, standby generator plant, heating and ventilationcontrol systems and refrigeration plant
Be part of a team working a rotating shift pattern (4 on 4 off) and providing emergency out of hours on call.About us
We are one of the biggest and busiest NHS trusts in the country, incorporating the General, Glenfield and Royal Infirmary hospitals. We have our very own Children's Hospital and run one of the country's leading heart centres.
Our team is made up of more than 17,000 staff providing a range of services primarily for the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
We work with partners at the University of Leicester and De Montfort University providing world-class teaching to nurture and develop the next generation of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, many of whom go on to spend their working lives with us.
Our purpose is to provide 'Caring at its best' and our staff have helped us create a set of values that embody who we are and what we're here to do. They are:
- We focus on what matters most
- We treat others how we would like to be treated
- We are passionate and creative in our work
- We do what we say we are going to do
- We are one team and we are best when we work together
Our patients are at the heart of all we do and we believe that 'Caring at its best' is not just about the treatments and services we provide, but about giving our patients the best possible experience. About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust: (leicestershospitals.nhs.uk)Job descriptionJob responsibilities
KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPSThe post holder will maintain good communications and working relationships with Members of Trust staff at all levels including nursing staff,Estates Supervisors,Estates Managers,All Estates and Facilities staff across disciplines,External Agencies,Emergency services.
KEY RESULT AREAS
Carry out work in accordance with current legislation, codes of practice and best practice guidance.
Work safely observing the Trust and departments Health and Safety Policies and procedures.
Work efficiently using technology to work within Service Level agreements and Key performance Indicators.
Carry out tasks and communicate failures and non-conformities to line manager.
To act in a professional manner when undertaking tasks and duties in contact with Patients, Visitors and staff.
Contribute to the development of the CAFM systems ensuring relevant records are kept up to date and readily available.
Actively participate in the control and transfer of information systems including completion of all paperwork required. (Including completion of all job dockets and timesheets).
To participate in regular team briefings.
Understand and adhere to Trust policies and procedures pertinent to the role.
Participate in the Trust Appraisal system and Personal Development planningPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Recognised Apprenticeship in Electrical or Mechanical discipline
- City & Guilds Level 3 qualifications in Electrical or Mechanical
Knowledge, training and ExperienceEssential
- Higher level qualifications in Electrical or Mechanical
- Experience of Working in a similar role
- Evidence of training in electrical and/or mechanical services
- Knowledge of the current Health and Safety regulations
- Experience of Working in a Hospital Environment
- Knowledge and experience of Building Energy Management Systems
- Knowledge of Building Engineering systems
- Experience of acting as a competent person as defined in HTM00
- Knowledge of Health Technical Memorandums
- Evidence of good written spoken communication skills
- Ability to understand and interpret work plans and drawings
- Ability to prioritise work and manage conflicting priorities
- Good organisational skills and ability to address and develop solutions to problems
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Ability to work the required shift patterns and On Call rota
- Ability to work flexibly as the needs arise
- Flexible individual who can cope with new and challenging demands
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS TrustAddress
Leicester General Hospital
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