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Maintenance Craftsperson (Elec)

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear Industry: Facilities Management
Salary: Negotiable Contact: Jackie Collins
Posted: over 1 year ago Contact Email: jcollins@meridianbs.co.uk

Essential Requirements

  • Recognised Electrical Apprenticeship.
  • Knowledge of 16th Edition Electrical Industrial Regulations
  • Awareness of Electricity at Work Act
  • City & Guilds qualification/NVQ level 3
  • Previous experience preferably in NHS setting.
  • Capable of working alone and as member of a team.
  • Work with tools and equipment, on a wide range of materials and equipment.
  • Written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Basic keyboard skills.Desirable Requirements
  • Post-Apprenticeship experience within complex building services experience of working in an Acute Hospital environment.
  • Minimum ONC/BTech qualification (or equivalent experience).
  • Current driving licence.

Principal Purpose/Dimension

The post holder will:

  • Contribute to the maintenance and efficiency of plant and utilities throughout the Trust properties.
  • Carry out plant instillation and maintenance.
  • Install and repair, a variety of equipment e.g. fire alarm systems.
  • Remain aware of the direct affect and impact upon;
    • The environment,
    • Safety and comfort of patients, staff and members of the public.
    • Respond pro-actively as required.

Involvement with processing documentation associated with Estates IT admin requirement


Communication and Relationships

  • The post holder will communicate in writing, orally and electronically.
  • The post holder must be able to receive and communicate technical and non-technical information with a range of colleagues and personnel in the Trust. These will include:
    • Clinical staff
    • Other Estates staff
    • Departmental staff
    • Contractors
    • The post holder will use IT systems to generate, receive and communicate a range of technical and non-technical information, e.g. creating job dockets, works orders, and technical reports.
    • In order to minimise patient disruption, appropriate communication is undertaken, by liaising with staff and patients.

Analytical and Judgemental Skills

The post holder will diagnose problems:

    • Make the appropriate decisions in order to organise repairs/maintenance tasks, tests and or refurbishment.
    • The decision-making process may require choosing from a range of options.

Planning and Organisational Skills

Plan and prioritise own work on a daily basis

    • Prioritise tasks,
    • Adopt a flexible approach and change the plan of work to respond to the clinical environment, urgent and emergency calls.

Physical Skills

    • Use of a wide range of tools, machinery and equipment, some of which are specific to the Electrical trade, requiring hand-to-eye coordination to finite tolerances.
    • Basic keyboard skills.

For further information, please send your CV via the advert.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.

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