Multiskilled Electrician

Job title Multiskilled Electrician

Department Estates

Salary Starting from £26,715, rising to £32,817

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Thursday 20 May 2021

Closing date Sunday 13 June 2021

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference JB8314

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The University of Bath is seeking a self-motivated Multi-skilled Electrician to undertake planned and unplanned maintenance activities in the University's academic buildings, residences, and sports facilities. This role will undertake both planned and reactive maintenance and repair tasks across the range of electrical building services, plant and equipment throughout the University estate. You will also undertake some low-level mechanical work and be expected to take part in the on call rota. 

The ideal candidate 

  • Must have completed a recognised electrical apprenticeship, be qualified to minimum City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification 
  • Must hold BS 7671 17th or 18th edition certificate
  • Must have relevant technical experience in larger buildings or commercial facilities
  • Should have extensive knowledge and experience in the maintenance of modern fire alarm systems, emergency lighting, LV distribution, intruder alarms, access control systems, telephone and data wiring
  • A City & Guilds 2391 Inspection and Testing qualification is desirable
  • Good problem solving, customer service and communication skills are a prerequisite of the post
  • Either have demonstrable mechanical skills or be willing to train for them

Working in the Estates Department, who are responsible for the strategic planning, development and management of the University’s lands and buildings, you will join the Electrical Services team. In this role you will investigate, troubleshoot, locate and repair faults on both domestic and commercial services.

The University of Bath is ranked as a top ten university in The Guardian 2019 with a great variety of buildings for use in teaching, research, recreation and accommodation. The ongoing maintenance of the buildings is a crucial for the student experience.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage  before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.