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Engineering Shift Tradesperson - (Core Trade Electrical)

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Swansea Bay University Health Board, Estates Department for a highly motivated individual to fulfil an Estates Electrical Tradesperson - Shift Engineering role.

The post will be based at Singleton Hospital and will support all other Health Board premises within the Singleton Estates Unit.

The role demands that the individual has an extensive knowledge of engineering systems (multi discipline) and building services preferably within the Health Care Sector.

The individuals should have a proven track record of fault finding, carrying out pre-planned maintenance in both an electrical and mechanical setting. Fully understanding the legal implications surrounding statutory compliance and engineering governance.

Main duties of the job

To provide a safe, secure and pleasant environment for patients, staff and visitors.

Provide multi-skilled engineering expertise across various electrical and mechanical equipment and fabric

Ensure maintenance tasks are fulfilled to appropriate levels of quality in a compliant manner recording actions through helpdesk software via tablets

Maintenance and repair on a range of Industrial, Commercial, Domestic, and Plant equipment.

Typical areas of work include the following:

Power/Lighting circuits

Low voltage switchgear

Fire alarm systems

Emergency Generators and associated switchgear

Battery systems and uninterruptable power supplies

Air conditioning equipment and controls, including theatre AHU

Heating controls, boiler controls and associated equipment

Lift release

Portable equipment

Nurse call and cardiac arrest systems

Catering equipment

Gas fired commercial and steam heated equipment

Boiler house Industrial Steam Boilers - gas and oil fired combustion equipment

Medical vacuum and compressed air plant

Industrial air plant and pneumatic controls

Domestic hot water systems

Steam and condense pipework and associated valves, steam traps, fittings etc

Building Management Systems - BMS

Pumping Stations

Human Waste Macerator Machines (direct contact)

Monitoring and inspections of PLC controllers

Heating and Hot Water controls, boiler controls and associated equipment

Heating pipework and systems, including steam to low pressure hot water heat exchangers

Pressurised systems

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and we want you to be happy and confident about working here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Completed an accredited Electrical apprenticeship training course to a minimum level 3 vocational qualification or equivalent plus relevant training or equivalent experience, plus additional training and developed skills.


  • NVQ or City & Guilds



  • Excellent communication skills. Willing to develop individual knowledge


  • IT Skills
  • Welsh Speaker



  • High level of knowledge and understanding of electrical/mechanical services/systems and a working knowledge of other associated trades. Familiarity with approved guidance documents


  • Knowledge of Health Technical Memoranda
  • General awareness of other engineering maintenance related statutory legislation.

Multi Discipline Experience


  • Multi Discipline Experience


  • Some Multi Discipline Experience

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Singleton Hospital

Sketty Lane



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