Electrical Shift Engineer

Electrical Shift Engineer

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Facilities & Property Management

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  • Salary:

    £45k - 48k per year + progression, pension

  • Contact:

    Ruby Skinner

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Job Title: Electrical Shift Engineer

Location: Aldgate, London

Salary: £48,000

Job Type: Permanent, 4 on 4 off days and night shift (7am-7pm and 7pm-7am)

Due to continued growth and winning multiple “trophy contracts”, Build Recruitment are working with a market leading FM Service Provider (with strong financial backing and a well-known name within the industry) looking for a electrical shift engineer to join their successful team.

This is a permanent opportunity where you will be valued and given the chance to progress. This is a static role for a electrical shift engineer to work on a critical site based in Central Lodnon. It is important that you have experience doing maintenance previously in a electrical engineering role and are computer literate.


  • Ensure that routine maintenance is carried out to all building plant, equipment, and systems to meet and exceed expectations, and agreed service level agreements.
  • Respond to Building Management System alarms, and effect emergency repairs as needed.
  • Issue and ensure appropriate controls within the Permit to Work systems.
  • Ensure that Critical cooling water systems and any domestic systems are maintained to comply with the requirements of the L8 standard. Update logbooks accordingly
  • Ensure that suitable spares are available to carry out maintenance of the critical and non-critical plant.
  • Ensure that comprehensive maintenance records are kept in the form of task sheets – hard copy or electronically as required. – High level of computer proficiency required especially in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point must be able to use Adobe / Nitro
  • Ensure that engineering subcontractors are appropriately escorted, comply with contractual commitments, comply with Permit to Work, and site operating processes.
  • Attend and support annual building shutdowns when required.


Qualifications or Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in Critical Environments such as Banking HQ and Data Centres.
  • LV Authorised Person (A Bonus)
  • Electrical/Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship or similar
  • C&G Pts. 1 & 2, equivalent or exceeds.
  • 18th Edition IEE: Wiring and Installation (Ability to attain 18th Edition through additional training if you have 17th Edition)
  • C&G 2391 test and inspection; BS 7671:2001 for inspection, testing and certification.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with all levels of staff.
  • Proactive in achieving the highest standard of operation.
  • Have good IT and report writing skills.

If you are an electrical engineer looking for a new opportunity and meet the criteria above, please apply or send us an email with any questions. Ruby.Skinner@buildrec.com

This role may be suited to somebody who is a electrical shift engineer, electrical maintenance engineer, electrical shift maintenance engineer, electrical bias engineer, electrical building services engineer.

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.