Electrical Maintenance Craftsperson
Solent NHS Trust
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Are you a time-served, experienced and motivated maintenance engineer who strives on making a difference and is looking for their next challenge?
The Estate Maintenance Department within NHS Solent Trust, are proud of their high standards and collaborative teamwork and are looking for a like-minded individual who is able to work in public facing spaces.
For this post, you will need to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to the use of a car.
The Estate Maintenance Department is responsible for operating and maintaining healthcare buildings and services to a safe and compliant level for use by patients, visitors and staff. This also reflects the expectation to innovate and minimise energy wastage where opportunity present and deliver on national and industry centred Net Zero Carbon commitments.
The role will be focused on the Hard FM aspects of engineering services maintenance, specialising in either mechanical or electrical technical disciplines with robust allied competencies. The maintenance service aligns with the principles of the Estates Strategy and the wider facilities management team and works seamlessly with the Premise Management Team, Estates Projects and Asset Management Team.
If you want to be part of a great team and shape maintenance services for the future, then we want to hear from you!
Main duties of the job
To perform maintenance work activity of a complex and/or non-routine nature. Responsible for technical fault finding, diagnostic assessment and repair, acceptance and commissioning testing with calibration across a wide range of engineering plant, services and equipment e.g. electrical distribution, lighting, fire detection, building control and automation, standby generator plant, security access control, nurse call systems and lifts, heating, hot and cold water and specialised ventilation. This is not an exhaustive list but provides examples of the type and range of systems and equipment expected to be worked on.
Undertaking maintenance, repairs, minor improvement schemes, and capital work encompassing Net Carbon Zero related projects across the Trust as directed by management, ensuring compliance with Trust safety standards and procedures. Assisting Estate Officers to deliver business plans, review planned maintenance procedures and support the wider organisation.
Make a difference with us
If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you're looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.
We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.
To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
To deliver the best value for money
Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation -- guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.
In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.
We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.
We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.
*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*