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Estates Operations Officer (Electrical)

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Estates Electrical Officer at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust to join our busy Estates & Facilities Management Team.

They will be responsible for the provision of a highly developed specialist service, technical and administrative advice and to support to the Head of Estates (Operations), and to also support all estates personnel within the maintenance function of the Directorate.

They will undertake delegated work associated with estates operations and maintenance activity, and be responsible for managing and complying with all statutory instruments and guidance, ensuring best practice related to the effective operation of the Trust estate.

The Nottingham University Hospitals Trust is a large acute hospital spread across 3 sites in the City delivering excellent care to the local residents.

The in house maintenance team is made of a workforce comprising of 60 tradesmen from different disciplines providing on-site service 24 7 to the Trust, ensuring that patient care is delivered safely and without interruption.

This vacancy would suit a qualified professional person who feels they can bring something extra to the team and enhance the service we provide. Along with the salary, annual leave starts at 27 days a year plus Bank Holidays.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary, you need to familiarise yourself with the full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

To provide highly specialist technical support and advice to the Estates Managers as required.

To provide detailed advice and support on record keeping for legislative compliance.

To provide cover for the other estates officers in their absence.

To participate in the on-call rota providing a single point of contact for all site and off site emergencies by either attending site/telephone contact with site/mobilising contractors or emergency response teams consisting of other on-call colleagues and trade staff throughout the year, plus keeping on-call administrator informed as required.

To assist with the collection and up keep of information and records and to implement policies and procedures of the Trust and Directorate to ensure the delivery of an effective maintenance service at acceptable levels of risk.

To ensure that the Trust is not exposed to risk of litigation through actions or in actions of the teams.

About us

With over 19,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main responsibilities include undertakingthe specialist lead/responsible/authorised person and/or support role for the following technical site wide services as required by the Head of Estates (Operations):

High Voltage Services

Low Voltage Services


UPS/IPS Services

Fire Alarm Service maintenance

Pneumatic tube systems

Lifts and lifting equipment.

Provide specialist and professional operational maintenance expertise and advice to senior management of the Trust and external agencies.

To manage and prioritise own workload and provide specialist advice in relation to Operational maintenance.

Undertake duties covering operational and technical advice, liaise with the external inspectorates and other statutory authorities and develop, implement and review the organisations operational safety policy and procedures.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • A professional qualification in an engineering discipline


  • NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent
  • Membership of a Professional Institution eg., CIBSE, IHEEM, IFE, IFSM, IRM
  • Evidence of continuing professional development in healthcare estates management



  • Significant experience of electrical estate management
  • A good overall understanding of the following engineering specialities - Generator & Battery Services, Electrical Inspection & Testing, Fire Alarms, Emergency Lighting, Pneumatic Systems, Ventilation and BMS Systems
  • Good knowledge of the following - Medical Gas, HVAC, Sterilisers, Asbestos, Potable and Process Water Quality, LPHW, DPHW & CW Systems, Steam Plant, Firecode, Sanitary Systems, Building Regulations
  • Understand the principles and application of risk assessment
  • Detailed knowledge of the health & safety legislation appertaining to Estatement Management Renal Water Systems


  • Knowledge of HTM's

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts



Derby Road



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