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Date Added: Fri 16/09/2022

Electrical Engineer (NHS)

London, UK
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Job Type: Apprenticeship, FullTime

Salary: £17.00 - £20.00 per hour

Multi-skilled Operative Lead (Electrical)

To carry out repairs/faultfinding and routine planned maintenance to all electrical services, plant and equipment within a high security environment. Act as a competent person for LV systems. Ensure compliance with all statutory regulations, HTM’s, Trust standards, polices and procedures, such as; meeting statutory requirements of the Electricity at Work regulations 1989, HTM 06-02

Act as a Competent person according to HTM 06-03.Travel between London sites as required.

Location: Gunnersbury, London

Job Type: Temporary

Duration of booking:Expected to last 6 months with possible extension

Proposed start date: ASAP

Pay Rates: £20 per hour Umbrella or £17 per hour PAYE inclusive of holiday

Hours / Working Days: 37.5 hours per week / Monday to Friday, 8am - 4.30pm

Sector: Healthcare

Based: Office / Hospital

Skills Knowledge and Experience

  • Recognised electrical apprenticeship or other approved training scheme, plus relevant experience.
  • Plus City & Guilds part II or NVQ Level 3 or other recognised course at the appropriate level.
  • IEE current regulations certificate.
  • 17th Edition certificate.
  • IEE current regulations certificate
  • Minimum of three years experience of commercial environment.
  • Minimum of three years experience with all types of electrical installations, inc, lifts, panic, fire, nurse call and all LV systems.
  • Experience of working in a reactive and pressurised environment.
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge and high standards in the field of experience.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety.

Key Result Areas & Performance:

  • Using appropriate skills and knowledge to install, repair and maintain all electrical services, wiring and equipment.
  • Act as a Competent person according to HTM 06-03 approved by the Authorised Person in writing to have the necessary technical knowledge, experience and skills to prevent danger or injury and accept safety documentation for the Trust HV system, to act as a competent person approved in writing for the Trust LV systems.
  • Using core electrical skills and with appropriate training as required, diagnose and undertake repairs, new works and maintenance on electrical systems and associated plant, equipment and services, such as; Incident alarms, fire alarms, nurse call alarms, general white goods, intercoms, door / access controls, CCTV systems, ventilation, air conditioning, catering equipment, autoclaves, air compressors, lifts, low voltage lighting and power distribution systems, plant and associated machinery.
  • Have basic understanding of the working of building, mechanical and plumbing systems. Understand fully the inter-relationship between the various craft trades.
  • Have a sound understanding and knowledge of electrical systems and the ability to clearly communicate the workings of electrical systems to others.
  • Undertake training as necessary, to learn new techniques and skills and attend any other mandatory and/or awareness training deemed necessary by the department and appropriate to the job role.
  • Participate in the department emergency on-call system, which provides 24 hours, 7-day cover, 365 days a year.
  • Carry out reactive work planned preventative maintenance to meet performance targets with minimum disruption to staff and patients.
  • Plan and prioritize work, prepare schedules of materials and parts, using O & M manuals where appropriate, to effect repairs and planned maintenance.
  • Work with and instruct and train others as appropriate.
  • Using electrical craft skills use fine tools and test instruments to diagnose faults and carry out repairs.
  • Take meter readings and carry out the testing of plant and equipment.
  • Keep a record of faults and cures, informing supervisors of the state of the job and the materials required to complete the work, or the need to involve the service of a contractor.
  • Use relevant tools (supplied) and maintain these in good order, adhering strictly to tool policies and procedures.
  • Interact with and carry out adjustments to Building Management Systems, fire, nurse call and panic alarm systems.
  • Follow set procedures for entering, leaving and working in patient areas, liaising closely with ward staff.
  • Keep a record of faults and cures and communicating these to the Estate Supervisor and other tradesmen and appropriate.
  • Carry Estates radio and operate this in accordance with Hospital policies, maintaining ability to contact or be contacted by Estates Base Control Room at all times.
  • Be prepared to work at height, from ladders, scaffold, and (after training) from cherry pickers, mobile working platforms etc. and in crawl ways or ducts.
  • Escort contractors carrying out inspections, installations or remedial work within the secure perimeter, ensuring that they strictly adhere to the relevant policies and procedures, maintain tool lists and comply with Health and Safety and Security Regulations.
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of workshop safety practices, including an awareness and understanding of safe systems of work, risk assessment and COSHH data sheets
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