Electrician/Multi Skilled Operative

Exeter, Devon
£20,411 - £23,557
15 Dec 2017
12 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

P20515 Electrician/Multi Skilled Operative

Campus Services

Estate Services

This new full time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

Reporting to the Electrical Team Leader, you will be a member of the operational team working alongside other maintenance operatives in the Electrical & Mechanical/Building & Structural Services. Direct Works are responsible for the planning, safety, provision, adaptation and maintenance of buildings and associated services and for the development and maintenance of the University’s estate.

We are looking for a customer focused team player who can work alone or in a team and be able to use initiative to prioritise work demands and meet deadlines. Having served a recognised electrical apprenticeship to NVQ level 3 (or approved equivalent) you will have a working knowledge of testing 230v/415v electrical systems, experience of fault finding and working within mechanical and ventilation plant rooms and an understanding of all relevant health and safety legislation that accompanies these tasks.

Salary will be from £20,411 - £23,557 (plus an on call supplement where applicable) on Grade D, subject to knowledge, skills and experience.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 39 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, onsite gym, cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.  If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce