Lead Electrical Engineer

Lead Electrical Engineer

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    Facilities & Property Management

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  • Salary:

    £42k - 45k per year

  • Contact:

    Ruby Skinner

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Job Title: Lead Electrical Engineer

Salary: £45,000

Type: Permanent, Days and Night Shift 

Location: SE1 9NH

Our client who are a leading FM service provider have reached out to Build Recruitment to support them with finding a Lead Electrical engineer to work on a large commercial site which is open to members of the public based in the heart of South East London.

This role as a Lead Electrical Engineer will be working on shift basis which will include days and nights 8 until 8. It works out to be 35 hours per week.  

You will be working as a Lead Electrical Engineer with 3 engineers underneath you ensuring they are closing down PPM’s correctly and taking ownership of the logbooks.

Role and Responsibilities

  • • Supervising the day-to-day operation and maintenance and the team. Includes Subbie supervision where required.
  • • To ensure all teams PPM and repairs are carried out as necessary in line with Contract SLA
  • • To ensure all reactive tasks are completed in a timely manner so as to meet the SLA assigned.
  • • Responsible for obtaining Permits to work

Qualifications or Required Experience

  • Preferably be an apprentice trained engineer who has recognised technical qualifications in electrical engineering
  • Significant industry experience in control and automation at technician/engineer level working in a critical environment reinforced with sound knowledge of Building Services (Power control, Electrical; AC; Boilers; Water Systems; Chillers; Generators; UPS’s, etc.) with demonstrable complex problem-solving skills.
  • City and Guilds 2391 / or Equivalent to Test and Inspection
  • NVQ Level 1,2, 3 in electrical installations
  • 18th Edition
  • Must be time served electrical tradesman or by recognised equivalent certification by a recognized body.
  • IOSH Managing safely or similar health and safety course
  • Knowledge of the Permit to Work system & experience issuing PTW
  • Able to diagnose faults and recommend appropriate solutions.

For more information, please contact Ruby Skinner at Build Recruitment. 

This role may suit someone who is an electrical team leader, electrical shift leader, electrical team leader or electrical supervisor.

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.