Skilled/Multi Skilled Electrical Building Maintenance Operative

Exeter, Devon
£20,411 up to £23,557
12 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

P20516 Skilled/Multi Skilled Electrical Building Maintenance Operative

Campus Infrastructure & Operational Support Services

Estate Services

This full-time (36.5 hours per week) post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. 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.

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.

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.

You will be required to participate in a full 36.5 hour working week over a 7 day period, whilst being prepared for alternating schedule-of-work patterns.

We are looking for a customer focused team player preferable with Commercial or Industrial skills 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.

Starting from £20,411 up to £23,557 on Grade D, depending on skills and experience (plus an out of hours callout allowance where applicable).

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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, an Athena Swan accredited institution and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce