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Electrical Technician - Emergency Lighting

University of Sheffield - Department of Estates and Facilities Management (EFM)

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £22,417 to £25,941 per annum with potential to progress to £28,331 per annum through exceptional contribution. (Grade 5)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd July 2021
Closes: 10th August 2021
Job Ref: UOS029340

Do you have a professional, positive, flexible, customer focused attitude?  We have a great opportunity in the Engineering and Maintenance Team for someone with a passion for emergency lighting maintenance who is looking to make a difference in the University, by helping to maintain its buildings to a world-class standard.

You will specialise in electrical maintenance, specialising in mainly domestic, commercial and industrial emergency lighting systems and procedures, and with the flexibility to support other members of our maintenance team being an advantage.  You will be required to carry out pre-programmed inspection, test and recording of emergency lighting systems including arrangement of any associated remedial works.

You will be a suitably qualified electrical technician with experience of emergency lighting inspection, test and reporting. A technical knowledge of current emergency lighting systems, legislation and electrical best practice techniques is crucial, as is the adaptability to work as part of a team or alone. You will be able to follow instructions but also use your own initiative as required.

The majority of work is of a physical nature and as such requires manual handling and the ability to carry tools and equipment across campus. The ability to ascend and descend ladders and to utilize access equipment when required with the dexterity to undertake a range of electrical work tasks to ensure a good standard of works is also essential.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience. Follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information about what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work.

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