Mechanical & Electrical Technician

  • Up to £32,000 per annum
  • Willesborough, Ashford, Kent
  • 2Gether Support Solutions

Job Title: Mechanical & Electrical Technician

Contracted Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours (Monday-Friday between 8:00am-4:00pm and one week in 4 on-call) Overtime: Out of hours, Weekends & Bank Holidays as required

Salary: Circa Up to £32,000 + on call allowance

Location: William Harvey Hospital (Travel to other sites will be required)

Driving License: Essential

2gether Support Solutions is a new, wholly owned subsidiary company of one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. At 2gether Support Solutions we put customer service and quality at the heart of all that we do. We have strong social enterprise principles and the profits we make go back into supporting our staff, improving services for patients and other community activities in east Kent.

What does the role look like?

As part of our team at the William Harvey Hospital, your role will involve the repair, maintenance and management of all Mechanical, Electrical and Building Services, along with the direct management of staff. The main function of this post is to assist management and other Trades in the performance of their duties at the relevant site. The role requires an in depth knowledge of electrical systems and this will be underpinned by a qualification in an electrical discipline.

Key responsibilities will include:

Act as a group member deploying staff, requisitioning stores, materials and transport, and arranging for security of stores and materials.

Use computer software to produce reports, documents and drawings and take responsibility for the operation of various information systems & ensure effective implementation of the CAFM system

Raise computerised requests for maintenance works, (Defects and Planned Preventative Maintenance), allocating tasks to engineers accordingly

Ensure patient needs are prioritised to benefit and enhance their experience at all times.

Managing issues related to staff, resources, discipline and efficiency of the Technical Solutions workforce

Project management of delegated projects within time and budget constraints.

Ensuring compliance with Health & Safety Executive and Department of Health guidelines at all times.

Personal responsibility for ensuring team adherence to statutory policies on Health & Safety, Risk Management, Confidentiality and Data Protection

Managing and Daily running of a PPM regime.

About you

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

Have served a recognised Electrical Apprenticeship/Hold a City and Guilds/ONC/HNC qualification

Worked in the Engineering & Maintenance sector

Adaptable to change with a can do attitude

Understanding & knowledge of BMS Systems

Desirably AP Qualified in HTM 06-02 Electrical Low voltage & HTM02 Medical Gases (appropriate training will be given to the successful candidate)

Excellent knowledge of statutory requirements

CAFM management system experience

Good communication & leadership skills

Previous experience of direct supervision and performance management to set targets

Why work for us?

We offer a range of excellent benefits including:

The opportunity to buy or sell up to 10 days annual leave each year

Training and Development opportunities

Career progression

Onsite childcare facilities (QEQM, WHH, KCH)

Cycle to work Scheme

Apply online today or call our friendly recruitment team on 0121 713 8333 for more information.

2gether Support Solutions is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised close

  • Advertiser: Agency
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