Maintenance Electrician

Bournemouth University Recruitment
02 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Maintenance Electrician

Salary of up to £25,728.00 with an additional 10% shift allowance

Ref: ES80

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

BU is midway through the delivery of an ambitious £151m investment programme which will transform our estate taking us to 2025 and beyond. With two new fantastic buildings already in service, two further major building projects are about to start and will continue to create a unique environment to support our goal of creating a world class learning community and also to meet our sustainability targets. We have a diverse range of buildings utilising both old and modern technologies including fire and security systems, ground sourced heat pumps, solar energy, Combined Heat & Power and rainwater harvesting.

The maintenance team plays a key part in delivering a quality service to meet staff and student expectations within the Higher Education sector, we are continuously adapting to new designs and technologies and seek an experienced, highly resourceful, flexible and enthusiastic person to join our team of five electricians. You will be responsible for delivering a range of planned and reactive maintenance as well as upgrade and new installation project work to meet the challenging and demanding needs of a university environment.

We work a 37hr a week shift system, Monday to Friday covering 07.30 to 16.00 or 09:30 to 18:00 on a rotational basis, both shifts finish 30 minutes earlier on Fridays. The shift attracts a shift premium of 10% to your salary.

In addition to the basic salary there is a call out rota of approx. 1 in 9 weeks, attracting a stand by allowance of £150.00 per week, call outs are a minimum of 3 hours @ 1.5 x hourly rate for weekdays and Saturday, Sundays and Bank holidays are 2x the hourly rate.

We offer a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement, this role provides an outstanding opportunity to work in a challenging and diverse environment.

For an informal discussion, please contact Rick White, Maintenance Services Manager quoting ES80 in the subject line.

A detailed job descriptions and person specifications are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please telephone (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference ES80.

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

Closing date: (midnight) Thursday 16 November 2017

Interview Date: TBC