Facilities Technician Electrician

The Scouts
Chingford, Waltham Forest, Greater London, United Kingdom, E4 7QW
£32,000 per annum
Closing date
19 May 2022

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Specialist Area
Facilities management (main)
Job Level
Manager / Supervisor
FM service provider
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Technician (Electrician) to join our team based in Gilwell Park, Youlbury and Broadstone Warren. We will offer you a competitive salary of £32,000 per annum, Band D, Level 3, inclusive of Outer London Weighting and a market supplement.

We’re Scouts and everyone’s welcome here - all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright.

The Facilities Technician (Electrician) Role:

The Facilities department is hard working, agile, supportive and works as a team to ensure the day-to-day operation of the estate across the southern sites can operate smoothly.

No two days are the same, each day will present a different challenge in a different location for you overcome.

You'll be part of a team of versatile and multi-skilled technicians who you'll work closely with on a day to day basis. There'll also be opportunities to complete training. You'll see first-hand how the work you do enables the young people visiting our sites to have life-changing adventures.

Key responsibilities as our Facilities Technician (Electrician) :

We’re looking for someone to join our team as a Facilities Technician to help us to take care of our buildings and support the wider Facility operation in the South of England to ensure we a providing a responsive and cost effective service. Throughout the year, thousands of young people come to our centres. With so many young people we need to ensure that our estate and buildings are safe, cared for, maintained to the highest level and ready for use by our customers and staff. Safety is at the forefront of our decision making and behaviour alongside our aim to deliver great customer service, working as One Team.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about their role in the team and understand the daily challenges that are part and parcel of a busy; fast moving facilities department where no two days are the same in terms of both work and location. They will have proven skill and experience as an electrition with the ability to complete multi-trade discipline work. They will be self-motivating; self-prioritising worker whether they are working independently or in a team.

What we are looking for in our Facilities Technician (Electrician):

- Working knowledge of building services, plant, equipment, HVAC and hot & cold piped systems, including ability and knowledge to operate Building Energy Management systems

- Working knowledge and ability to use compliance, asset care and job progress systems

- Working knowledge of Statutory and Legislative requirements and Codes of Practice for relevant trade

- Current industry training such as legionella awareness, asbestos awareness, COSHH, H&S, Manual handling, working at height, abrasive wheels, fire marshal and first aid

- Educated to GCSE level or equivalent and completed a recognized City & Guilds or NVQ Diploma (or equivalent) as an electrition

- Working Knowledge of other trade disciplines with ability to complete multi trade work

- Ability to fault find and complete appropriate repairs, modifications and identify areas of Improvement with electrical bias

- Ability to manage contractors with experience

- Ability to read and interpret building services drawings and documentation.

- Ability to undertake basic level Multi trade jobs

What we can offer you as our Facilities Technician (Electrician):

- 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 32 days after 5 years’ service

- Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year

- Life Assurance

- Simply Health Scheme

- Generous Pension Scheme

- Free car parking

We are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer…

- Up to four personal days paid leave a year

- Maternity/Paternity Leave

- Childcare Vouchers

- Flexible working hours

- Store Discount at our Scout Store + other online benefits

- Study and volunteer leave

Closing date: Thur, 19 May 2022, 23:59

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now!

The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.

Strictly no agencies.

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