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Electrical Engineer

Location: COVENTRY, WEST MIDLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 14.02-17.21 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Property & Construction Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 6
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-449945

A new role in with the compliance team of the Local Authority, this is a temp to permanent role.

What is the job role?

We are looking for an experienced Building Services Electrical Engineering Technician to join our Compliance and Surveying team. You will be working under the general direction of the Area Electrical Engineer to supervise contractors/repair and maintenance teams undertaking periodic inspections of plant and equipment, and to value and certify payment for work completed.

You will also carry out inspections of electrical (power, lighting and controls) in City Council establishments with a view to identifying particular defects or malfunctions and recommend appropriate remedial action.

The main duties for this role include (but are not limited to):

To ensure that periodic inspections of installations and equipment in City Council establishments, undertaken by contractors & in-house staff, are carried out in accordance with agreed frequency and programme
To Investigate proposals to repair, alter, or extend existing installations, recommending appropriate modifications where required.
Prepare detailed reports on the condition of installation and plant inspected, identifying defects and maintenance requirements and recommending appropriate remedial action to ensure the safety of the user.
Liaise as necessary with other members of the Compliance and Surveying Team in order to co-ordinate visits of inspection where appropriate.

Who we are looking for?

Your experience should include practical and theoretical knowledge of engineering installations. You will also have an in depth knowledge of all regulations and safety codes of practice appertaining to the safety of users and general public, with a fundamental understanding of:

230/400V AC power and lighting installations
emergency lighting and fire alarm installations
Passenger & Goods Lift Systems Control and Building Management Systems
This is an extremely client-facing role, therefore strong interpersonal skills and experience dealing with client facing projects are required.

The position requires, as a minimum, for you to be educated to ONC in Electrical Building Services Engineering (or equivalent) or able to demonstrate appropriate trade experience.

Include the below when sourcing suitable candidates:

Practical and theoretical knowledge of building services electrical engineering installations including any additional mechanical engineering experience you may also have
Provide details of the building services electrical design, inspection and testing work you have personally undertaken, specifically related to main distribution systems, power, lighting, emergency lighting, fire alarms and BMS.

Examples of building relationships and strong client communication skills when dealing with client facing projects.

This role will be 37 hours a week, flexible working and a mix of working from home and some site inspections

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