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Electrical Technician

Employer
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa/pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The postholder will assist the Estates Directorate to carry out or oversee the repair, maintenance or installation of complex plant, equipment and buildings belonging to the Trust.

This will require a multi skilled approach with additional responsibilities in nominated specialist Estates roles, as well as the full range of duties associated with the post holder's core craft trade.

The job is intended to be flexible in terms of managing operational maintenance services and requires mobility and cover across all of the Trust properties.

Main duties of the job

The Estates Directorate provide a comprehensive Estate Management Service to all of the Trust's properties.

The purpose of this job is to assist the Estates Directorate to carry out or oversee the repair, maintenance or installation of complex plant, equipment and buildings belonging to the Trust.

This will require a multi skilled approach with additional responsibilities in nominated specialist Estates roles, as well as the full range of duties associated with the post holder's core craft trade.

Professionally the post holder will be expected to uphold the Trust's PROUD values and behaviours and behave in a manner befitting the responsible position of the role and in the best interests of the patients we serve.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes a firm commitment to professional development of it's staff together with the provision of an excellent health and well-being support service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience in an industrial or contracting role
  • Extensive experience of working in a Building Services Operational environment on the full range of craft duties including maintenance, fault finding and installation.
  • Experience in complex Engineering Services maintenance with a demonstrable track record of competence and ability to take the lead.
  • Experience of taking an active role in Emergency contingency planning procedures for example Standby Generators or other back up systems
  • Recognised Craft Apprenticeship
  • Be trained and competent to use workshop equipment
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety, Asbestos, COSHH, Confined Spaces, Electrical safety


Desirable

  • Experience gained in Healthcare establishment(s)
  • Experience in the preparation of designs, estimates and project management of maintenance works and small projects.
  • Supervisory experience
  • The ability to interpret NHS guidance and statutory requirements into practical maintenance policies
  • The ability to interpret the client's requirements into effective solutions
  • Knowledge, understanding of Health Technical Memoranda and other guidance as it relates to the Estate Management function.
  • Awareness and knowledge of the CDM Regulations
  • Maintenance, Fault finding, repair, validation and testing across a range of equipment as may be specific to the job for example Decontamination equipment, Laundry, equipment, Dental Chairs and equipment, HV/LV electrical distribution and back up equipment, Ventilation equipment, Medical Gas.


Qualifications

Essential

  • ONC / City and Guilds /NVQ3 along with relevant experience demonstrating knowledge at a technician level
  • Knowledge of Estates maintenance procedures (electrical or mechanical) acquired via taught courses and relevant experience to graduate professional level, or equivalent.
  • Completion of a recognised trade CITB/EITB apprenticeship in an appropriate craft plus a high degree of versatility and demonstrable experience in a similar technical discipline at NVQ3.


Desirable

  • Competent Person in one or more of the specialist areas of HV/LV, Medical Gas, Ventilation, Decontamination, Water Safety Relevant to the post skill set.
  • HNC in a relevant Engineering subject


Further Training

Essential

  • Must be prepared to undertake training as required to achieve the full potential of the position at competent person level
  • Must be willing to undertake training on BMS systems and associated services


Desirable

  • Up to Authorised Person level


Special Skills / Apititudes

Essential

  • Good team player/Team leader
  • Good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Numerate
  • Computer literate
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Planning skills
  • Able to plan own work load be flexible and prioritise tasks
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Adaptable and flexible according to the demands of the service
  • Understanding of the need to maintain confidentiality
  • Drive and persistence


Other Factors

Essential

  • Must be passionately and enthusiastically committed to provision of a high quality, responsive maintenance service.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with the minimum of supervision.
  • Availability outside of normal working hours (if required)
  • Prepared to provide cover to Chargehands and Shifts as the need arises
  • Work at any of the Trust Properties


Desirable

  • Full UK driving licence


Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Northern General Hospital

Herries Road

Sheffield

S5 7AU

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

190-7744-DIR

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